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Bigger fights loom after U.S. 'fiscal cliff' deal

The dome is seen through the sky-light of the Capitol Visitor Center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The dome is seen through the sky-light of the Capitol Visitor Center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The dome is seen through the sky-light of the Capitol Visitor Center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks next to Vice President Joe Biden (L) after the House of Representatives acted on legislation intended to avoid the "fiscal cliff," at the White House in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks next to Vice President Joe Biden (L) after the House of Representatives acted on legislation intended to avoid the "fiscal cliff," at the White House in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks next to Vice President Joe Biden (L) after the House of Representatives acted on legislation intended to avoid the "fiscal cliff," at the White House in Washington January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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The U.S. Capitol building is pictured behind a fence as lawmakers return from the Christmas recess in Washington December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The U.S. Capitol building is pictured behind a fence as lawmakers return from the Christmas recess in Washington December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The U.S. Capitol building is pictured behind a fence as lawmakers return from the Christmas recess in Washington December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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A bank employee counts U.S. hundred dollar bills at Kasikornbank in Bangkok in this January 21, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/Files

A bank employee counts U.S. hundred dollar bills at Kasikornbank in Bangkok in this January 21, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/Files

A bank employee counts U.S. hundred dollar bills at Kasikornbank in Bangkok in this January 21, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/Files
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