First Word: Fiscal cliff talks frozen

Updated
Rep. Paul Ryan spoke about the future of the Republican Party at the Kemp Award Dinner Tuesday.
Rep. Paul Ryan spoke about the future of the Republican Party at the Kemp Award Dinner Tuesday.
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As John Boehner and his House colleagues try – so far, unsuccessfully – to work out a fiscal cliff deal with President Obama, Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Marco Rubio spoke at the Kemp Award Dinner Tuesday about the future of the party. Here are some more headlines informing the Last Word rundown tonight:

First Word: Fiscal cliff talks frozen

Updated