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Obama meets with top Republican on fiscal cliff

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President Barack Obama and House of Representatives speaker John Boehner met to discuss the so-called impending fiscal cliff of steep tax hikes and spending cuts. 

Speaker of the House John Boehner talks with reporters outside his office in the US Capitol in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama and Boehner met Sunday to discuss the so-called impending fiscal cliff of steep tax hikes and spending cuts.

No details of the talks were given, but a statement from Boehner's office said "the lines of communication remain open." And White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, word for word, the same thing, also refusing to go into details.

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