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Fiscal Cliff Deal Could Invite Years Of Warfare Between Obama, GOP

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FISCAL CLIFF DEAL
President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Honolulu to resume his family vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) | AP

President Obama clearly won the fiscal cliff skirmish on Tuesday as he faced down the Republicans, forcing them despite years of fervent promises to raise tax rates on the wealthy. But he also made concessions over New Year’s weekend that could weaken his hand in future battles.

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