US House Republicans to meet to mull Senate-passed fiscal cliff deal

WASHINGTON Tue Jan 1, 2013 10:36am EST

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WASHINGTON Jan 1 (Reuters) - Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will meet at 1 p.m. ET/1400 GMT Tuesday to discuss "a path forward" after Senate passage of a bipartisan "fiscal cliff" bill, a senior aide said.

The meeting could help Republicans leaders decide when to begin consideration of the White House-backed measure. A vote could come as soon as later in the day.


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