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GOP: Dems' opposition to spending cuts stalls 'cliff' talks

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The biggest sticking point between Republicans and Democrats working on a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff isn't tax increases. It's spending. Republicans want a lot less of it. But Democrats are resisting further budget cuts, saying they've already agreed to about $1.6 trillion in spending cuts over the past two years. They continue to press Republicans to raise taxes instead. "We have...

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