Political Headlines November 13, 2012: President Barack Obama, Political Allies Meet to Discuss ‘Fiscal Cliff’





Obama, Political Allies Meet to Discuss ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Source: ABC News Radio, 11-13-12

Pulling together some of the coatition that backed his re-election, President Obama on Tuesday is summoning organized labor and some progressive policy groups to the White House to consult on the “fiscal cliff” ahead.

The meeting will include more than 10 labor and progressive leaders, including Mary Kay Henry, SEIU; Lee Saunders, AFSCME; Dennis Van Roekel, NEA; Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO; Neera Tanden and John Podesta, Center for American Progress; Bob Greenstein, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities; Laura Burton Capps, Common Purpose Project; Max Richtman, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare; Justin Ruben, MoveOn; and Deepak Bhargava, Center for Community Change….READ MORE

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