As Congress returns from Thanksgiving break, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss and New York Congressman Peter King are three big-name Republicans who over the weekend said they’d be willing to consider increasing tax revenues, as lawmakers negotiate how to avoid the year-end “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax increases and spending cuts.
Norquist told The Washington Post that he doesn’t see the GOP deserting his pledge in great numbers.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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