Reid: 'Significant differences' blocking fiscal cliff deal

By REUTERS
December 31, 2012 01:24

WASHINGTON - US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Democrats and Republicans need to resolve significant differences to reach a deal to averting the US "fiscal cliff" of looming tax hikes and spending cuts.

"There are still significant differences between the two sides," Reid said on the Senate floor, adding that negotiations were continuing.

"There is still time left to reach an agreement and we intend to continue negotiations," he added.


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