Top Links: The fiscal cliff is nigh

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President Obama in December.
President Obama in December.
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2012 ends on one heckuva busy day. Join us at 4 p.m. with our guest host, The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, where we’ll be discussing the fiscal cliff, Hillary Clinton and more.

  • We may be close to a fiscal cliff deal. Or not. But even if Democrats and Republicans can reach one, it may not be in time. Or not. (First Read)
  • Republicans are unanimous on one point regarding the fiscal cliff: The pizza’s excellent. (Rebecca Berg)
  • The Republican Party in one tweet. (Wonkblog)
  • Sen. Graham: The president won. (Lindsey Graham)
  • The fiscal cliff brinkmanship has taken its toll on the economy. (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, hospitalized for a blood clot, “has not been seen in public since the first week in December.” (The Washington Post)
  • President Obama is pushing Illinois to legalize same-sex marriage. (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Words and phrases that should be banned, 2012 edition: “fiscal cliff”, “spoiler alert”, “kick the can down the road”, “trending”, “bucket list” (Associated Press)

Top Links: The fiscal cliff is nigh

Updated