Boehner ‘willing to accept new revenue’ to avoid fiscal cliff

Republicans are “willing to accept new revenue” to tame the soaring national debt and avert an ugly battle over the approaching fiscal cliff, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday, in a speech that offered a potential path to compromise in year-end budget negotiations. 

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Lori Montgomery covers U.S. economic policy and the federal budget, focusing on efforts to tame the national debt.
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