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Friday, Dec 14
2012, 6:08 PM
With just two weeks before we go plummeting off the so-called fiscal cliff, corporate executives...
With just two weeks before we go plummeting off the so-called fiscal cliff, corporate executives are intensifying their push for a compromise out fear of the economic consequences. One business leader taking on a bigger role in trying to get a deal done is Honeywell (HON) CEO David Cote, who has become a key go-between for Republicans and the White House. Cote’s role marks a big change from last year’s messy debt-ceiling debate, as business execs aren’t sitting on the sidelines this time. “We’re not confident that our guys can govern anymore,” says Cote.