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Congress works overtime on fiscal cliff deadline

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Unidentified aides deliver pizza to House Democrats in a conference room around the hallway from the office of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 1.

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A Marine sentry stands guard, indicating that President Obama is working in the West Wing of the White House, as discussions regarding the fiscal cliff continue on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 1.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., confer as they leave a closed-door meeting on the "fiscal cliff" bill passed by the Senate Monday night on Jan. 1.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., enters a Republican caucus meeting to discuss the terms of the fiscal cliff deal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan 1.

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Republican House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chats with Aaron Schock, R-Ill., at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 1.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a House Democratic Caucus meeting to discuss the legislation that will blunt the effects of the "fiscal cliff" before a rare New Year's Day session in Washington.

Capitol Hill is full throttle ahead after missing the midnight deadline to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell reports.