Obama Urges Plan to Avoid Middle-Income Tax Hikes

Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House about his request for leaders of both parties to get working on an interim measure to prevent taxes from rising on middle-income Americans even as they work on a more comprehensive package. The House and Senate won’t return until Dec. 27 to address the end-of-year deadline to avert more than $600 billion in automatic tax increases and across-the-board budget cuts. That will give them less than a week to reach a deal. (Source: Bloomberg)
Cuban Envoy Says Progress Made on Normalizing U.S. Ties
11:10 - Feb. 27 -- Cuban Director of U.S. Policy Josefina Vidal speaks about negotiations on normalizing diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. She speaks at a news conference in Washington.
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