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Boehner: 'We're Nowhere' on Fiscal Cliff


With House Speaker John Boehner and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner both digging in their heels on the Sunday talk shows, there was no sign of give in the stalemate over the year-end fiscal cliff.

"Right now, I would say we're nowhere, period. We're nowhere," Boehner said during an appearance on "Fox News Sunday."

For his part, Geithner said Republicans could easily break the deadlock if they backed off their opposition to raising taxes on the top 2 percent of wage earners.

"There's no path to an agreement that does not involve Republicans acknowledging that rates have to go up for the wealthiest Americans," Geithner s...