Republicans Suggest Deal Possible On Taxes, Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top congressional Republicans on Sunday suggested they could compromise on the two biggest issues -- healthcare and taxes -- that stand in the way of a deal to get the United States' debt under control.

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