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Sen. Cardin Remains Optimistic That Fiscal Cliff Can Be Averted

December 24th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin remains cautiously optimistic that the fiscal cliff can be averted. He says in Maryland, Montgomery County would be hit harder than most areas because county residents pay higher than average income taxes, tens of thousands of residents work for the government and many private companies rely on federal contracts. But Cardin says a cliff dive isn't likely and he believes it will be resolved by Christmas Eve. He says he believes a compromise can be reached without having to bring social security to the table…

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