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        12/31/2012, Tevet 18, 5773

      US Senate Reconvenes to Discuss Fiscal Cliff


      The US Senate reconvened at 11am (EST) Monday as lawmakers are still scrambling to come up with a last-minute deal to prevent huge tax hikes and budget cuts scheduled to go into effect on January 1.

      As of 11am, the Senate floor has been open to lawmakers who wish to voice their opinion and sway their counterparts into agreeing to a deal before the deadline.