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Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moodys Analytics, gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, before the Joint Economic Committee hearing entitled:  "Fiscal Cliff: How to Protect the Middle Class, Sustain Long-Term Economic Growth, and Reduce the Federal Deficit".  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)