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Secret fiscal cliff meetings lead to optimism about a deal in Washington

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With only three weeks remaining for the government to find a deal to resolve the fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner met privately Sunday to discuss their options. Officials in Washington are optimistic that America’s automatic austerity trigger can be avoided, but key obstacles still remain around tax revenue and social insurance spending.

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