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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories
What happened this week? The GOP balked at Obama's fiscal cliff proposal. The Palestinians got a boost at the U.N. And LiLo's Liz Taylor got panned
 
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Obama this week made Republicans a deficit-cutting offer they could definitely refuse: $1.6 trillion in new tax revenues, $50 billion in infrastructure spending, and $400 billion in unspecified Medicare savings. But with the country careening toward the fiscal cliff, some in the GOP say they might have to bite the bullet on raising taxes on the wealthy — even if it awakens the wrath of powerful anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist.

 

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