White House ‘Hopeful’ Deal Can Still Be Reached | Talking Points Memo

After the stunning defeat of House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the so-called fiscal cliff on Thurday night, the White House issued a statement expressing optimism in reaching a deal before the January 1 deadline.

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