"Significant differences" stand in way of fiscal cliff deal: Reid
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Democrats and Republicans need to resolve significant differences to reach a deal to averting the "fiscal cliff" of looming tax hikes and spending cuts.
"There are still significant differences between the two sides," Reid said on the Senate floor, adding that negotiations were continuing.
"There is still time left to reach an agreement and we intend to continue negotiations," he added.
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Revered by millions as a beacon of hope against oppression and as an archetype of reconciliation, Nelson Mandela leaves behind a grieving nation. Video