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President Obama meets with House Speaker John Boehner on fiscal cliff issue, Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, also chair- elect of the Congressional Black Caucus, says congressional cuts to avoid the fiscal cliff must not be on the backs of the middle class, Blacks, poor people, AFL-CIO pickets federal building in Cleveland around fiscal cliff demanding that Congress renew tax cuts to middle class and working poor and payroll tax cut for working Americans

Democratic Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-11) of Ohio, also the chair-elect of the Congressional Black Caucus      Democratic United States President Barack Obama                                Republican Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner of Ohio (R-8) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Barack Obama is trying to make due on his campaign promise to stop atrocious tax cuts for the rich to the detriment of middle-class and poor people, meeting with Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner (R-8) of Ohio on Sunday to discuss efforts to avoid the "fiscal cliff." And what is the fiscal cliff, and how does it impact federal tax increases, spending cuts and the federal deficit? The fiscal cliff is a term used relative t