The U.S. Capitol building is pictured in Washington December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
House sets Sunday session as fiscal cliff deadline nears
Posted : Thursday, 27 December 2012 03:07PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives will hold a work session on Sunday beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST (2330 GMT), a day before the December 31 deadline for reaching a deal that would avert the "fiscal cliff."
A senior House Republican aide confirmed that House members were being called back to Washington. The House went on recess a week ago amid a deadlock on how to resolve ways to avoid $600 billion in potentially harmful tax increases and spending cuts.
(Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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