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Fiscal Cliff: Republicans' Moment Of Truth Explained

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky listens to a reporter's question following the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. McConnell is flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wy., right. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) | AP

Barack Obama sounded reasonably confident Friday evening that a deal can still be reached. But it’s his job to sound optimistic, and not to anger Mitch McConnell and John Boehner.

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