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Some GOP members of Congress back off Norquist pledge

Anyone interested in avoiding a tumble over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year - and that includes everyone from Wall Street stock traders to Main Street businessmen concerned about a double-dip recession - may want to take note of the news out of Washington the past few days.

It didn’t come from negotiation principals like President Obama or House Speaker John Boehner, but rather rank-and-file members of Congress.

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