The Grateful Dead celebrates 50 years since the band's start this year.
Did President Obama nearly kill a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, as the Washington Post reports, by insisting at the last minute on Monday morning that any deal also include a delay in so-called “sequester” cuts in federal spending that were scheduled to take effect starting tomorrow?
What else happened in negotiations that took place out of public view, and what does it mean politically?
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