Fiscal Cliff
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McIntyre supports 'balanced budget' plan
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 9:07am.

video Rep. Mike McIntyre says he wants the country to stop spending money it does not have. He has co-sponsored the Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution. The amendment would require the federal government spend no more than it takes in.

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McIntyre explains vote against fiscal cliff deal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 2:30pm.

video While the Congress last night passed a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff for a couple more months, it did not get support from eastern North Carolina's representatives in the US House.

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House approves fiscal cliff bill
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:06pm.

video After months of drama and some tense last minute negotiating, Congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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Bill to avert fiscal cliff heads to House
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:43am.

video Legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to domestic programs is headed to the House.

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Statements from Senators Burr & Hagan on fiscal cliff vote
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:37am.

video Both Senator Burr and Senator Hagan issued statements overnight regarding the Senate's fiscal cliff vote last night...

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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 11:15pm.

videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town.

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McIntyre confident of fiscal cliff deal after Christmas
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 5:11pm.

video Hours after House Speaker John Boehner's so-called "Plan B" to solve the fiscal cliff fell apart last night, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) says he's confident a deal will be reached soon. McIntyre spoke to WWAY by phone this morning shortly after arriving home in North Carolina after the House recessed for Christmas.

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THE RANT: Congressmen McIntyre & Jones have no time to talk "fiscal cliff"
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 2:24pm.

Disappointing that these two don't have the courage to take questions about "the cliff." I realize it's a no win situation, but this is exactly why people are sick and tired of politics and politicians. Why have the intestinal fortitude to answer questions when you can hide behind an email.

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Sen. Hagan 'frustrated' in Washington as fiscal cliff nears
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 6:57pm.

video With the impending fiscal cliff just 19 days away, it is critical for Democrats and Republicans to simply agree. Hope in Washington is fading. President Obama says there is no deal until Republicans give in on a tax increase for the top two percent of earners.

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Potential milk price hike raises concerns
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 10:34pm.

video Along with the fiscal cliff, have you ever heard of the dairy cliff? The Farm Bill is set to expire and that could send the price of milk sky rocketing, some reports say double.

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