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Friday, November 30, 2012

Analysis: Boiling down tax-reform dialogue

Obama Claus? President Obama cast himself as Santa Claus during a visit to a Pennsylvania toy factory Friday, saying that Republican lawmakers should get a lump of coal in their stockings if they don't work with him to extend middle-class tax cuts. "I've been keeping my own naughty-and-nice list," he said.