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US goes over fiscal cliff

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate could not come to an agreement on Monday, sending the United States off the so-called "fiscal cliff." Congress had been tasked with finding a solution that would replace scheduled automatic spending cuts and tax hikes slated to begin with the start of 2013, but despite predictions from President Barack Obama and even congressmen in the Capitol no such deal could be reached. RT's Kristine Frazao and The Big Picture's Sam Sacks discuss what this means from America only moments after Congress decides to avoid a vote.RT America LIVE to RT America! us on Facebook us on Twitter

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