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U.S. stock futures fall lower after House Republicans cancelled a vote on a tax-cut plan last...

U.S. stock futures fall lower after House Republicans cancelled a vote on a tax-cut plan last night. S&P -1.6%, Dow -1.5%.
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  • davidingeorgia
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    The Stupid Party [tm] strikes again. These people have no clue about using (or how to acquire) leverage in a negotiation. There's no way "Plan B" would pass the Senate so there is absolutely no harm in the House GOP passing it. But, it might have actually given Boehner a bit of leverage (as opposed to having almost none as is the case now) in negotiating with the White House on the budget/fiscal cliff deal. But no. The GOP doesn't do smart politics, no thanks, don't need any of that over here. Good grief.
    21 Dec 2012, 06:02 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    Actually the bill had tax increases...and more spending...so if spending is the problem....I think it is...then why pass a bill that has more spending...is that STUPID....STUPID is when you spend more than you should...more than you have..more than you will ever be able to pay off...what party is known for that???
    21 Dec 2012, 07:28 AM Reply Like
  • Phill Stone
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    well, g bush showed us that would be the republican party.
    21 Dec 2012, 07:58 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    I will take George Bush´s deficits right now....
    21 Dec 2012, 08:46 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Let's see.. go over the fiscal cliff..let the economy tank and Obama will lose the election..What?? the election already happened??

     

    Who is planning strategy for the GOP??
    21 Dec 2012, 08:56 AM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    A bill did pass 219 to 205 calling for shifting the automatic defense cuts into domestic ones. Pundits and markets continue to underestimate the tea partiers. Cliff is right up their policy alley.
    A correction and phone lines jammed with worried voters will bring bout a deal
    21 Dec 2012, 09:32 AM Reply Like
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