Lame-duck Congress: What are the issues?

Published On: Nov 15 2012 09:17:04 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 15 2012 09:16:54 AM CST

The lame-duck Congress faces a long list of problems to solve by the end of the year.

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Democrats like President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid want higher taxes for those making more than $250,000 a year as a way to raise revenue.

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