Cliff-Skeptics Deepen U.S. Fiscal Dilemma as They Relish a Dive

Cliff-Skeptics Deepen U.S. Fiscal Dilemma as They Relish a Dive

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Senator Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington, right, speaks during a news conference with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, in Washington, on Nov. 29, 2012.