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December 26, 2012
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  • Hawaii governor is set to name Sen. Inouye's successor
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    Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, a Democrat, will likely name late Sen. Daniel Inouye's successor today, sources say. That would please Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who wants a full roster of Democratic lawmakers on hand to push through potential fiscal legislation. Possible picks include Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, Rep.-elect Tulsi Gabbard and former state Rep. Ed Case. CBS News (12/24) , The Hill/Ballot Box blog (12/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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  • A reward for giving generously -- now at risk?
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    Source: Face the Facts USA
    Charities take in billions of dollars each year from Americans who claim tax deductions for their contributions. Those tax deductions are estimated to save Americans about $40 billion that would otherwise go to Uncle Sam -- and nixing the deductions might offer a source of revenues as lawmakers seek to balance their books. Face the Facts USA (12/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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Under current law, on Jan. 1, 2013, there is going to be a massive fiscal cliff of large spending cuts and tax increases."
--Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve
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