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Capitol Hill police check an unidentified man dressed as Santa Claus with a metal detector as he enters the U.S. Capitol on his way to Speaker of the House John Boehner's office on Dec. 12, in Washington, DC. The man was working with the group Catholics United, and wanted to urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to pass pending "fiscal cliff" legislation before Christmas.
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A man dressed as Santa walks to a press conference on Capitol Hill on Dec. 12, in Washington, DC. Speakers at the press conference, organized by Catholics United, spoke about the pending fiscal cliff in the United States and urged the Congress to pass tax cuts for middle-class Americans.
For the latest information on the fiscal cliff:
- NBC/WSJ poll: Two-thirds support balanced deficit deal
- Boehner: 'Serious differences' separate GOP from Obama
- NBC Politics