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Congressmen walk down the steps of the House of Representatives at the Capitol as rank and file members adjourned for several days, in Washington, on Dec. 6, 2012.

Photograph by J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Congressmen walk down the steps of the House of Representatives at the Capitol as rank and file members adjourned for several days, in Washington, on Dec. 6, 2012.

Debt Group Airing Sunday Show Ads

More than a month after Election Day, the political TV ads keep coming. A group of business leaders urging Congress to avert a $600 billion mix of tax increases and program cuts set to begin in January is taking its...

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington.

Chamber’s Election Stance = Bystander in Fiscal Cliff Talks?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce shouts “JOBS” with two-story-tall block letters strung on its building facing the White House. That might be the closest the business trade association gets to President Barack Obama’s talks on skirting the fiscal cliff, a $607...

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