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Sat December 8, 2012
Politics

Fiscal Cliff About More Than Just Tax Rates, Spending

Originally published on Sat December 8, 2012 7:38 am

With all the attention on tax rates and spending cuts, three big issues are getting little attention in fiscal cliff talks. NPR's Tamara Keith explains how expiring provisions on the payroll tax cut, the alternative minimum tax and unemployment benefits could have major effects on the economy.