WASHINGTON (Indiana's NewsCenter) - President Barack Obama met with his chief rivals in the Republican Party at the White House Tuesday.
The tax-cut debate was one of the topics of conversation.
Meanwhile, the so-called 'lame duck' Congress has a lot of work to do.
Lawmakers face a number of legislative issues and some critical deadlines.
Issues that include the expiration of long-term unemployment benefits and the Bush Tax Cuts that ends on December 31st.
To avoid a government shutdown, lawmakers must pass some measure to keep the government funded.
With time off for Christmas, Congress has fewer than 30-days to act before Republicans take control.
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