Most economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal don't expect harsh spending cuts to take effect in January. They put the odds at less than 20% that a standoff among lawmakers would trigger all the spending reductions and expiration of tax cuts. Most anticipate a temporary agreement that just kicks the can down the road for a few months. But uncertainty over the "fiscal cliff" looms over hopes for growth in the U.S. economy this fall. Do you think we'll hit the cliff?
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