WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has agreed to curtail future cost-of-living increases for recipients of Social Security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels as part of accelerating negotiations with House Speaker John Boehner to avoid a ‘‘fiscal cliff,’’ people familiar with the talks said Monday.
Obama makes offer to Boehner on ‘fiscal cliff’
By David Espo and Jim Kuhnhenn| Associated Press December 18, 2012
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