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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin's 7th District points to a graph showing what he says is the trajectory of the national debt if current spending policy isn't changed. The congressman held a town hall session late Monday afternoon at the Hudson House Grand Hotel.

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy explains his vote on fiscal cliff deal


U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy opened a town hall meeting in Hudson late Monday afternoon by explaining his vote against the measure that prevented the country from going over the so-called fiscal cliff.

The House of Representatives passed the bill on a 257-167 vote on Jan. 2. The measure preserved the income tax cuts adopted during George W. Bush's presidency for individuals with annual incomes up to $400,000, and for couples making up to $450,000 a year.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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