Starbucks makes political push on fiscal cliff
December 26th, 2012
07:06 AM ET
1 year ago

Starbucks makes political push on fiscal cliff

New York (CNNMoney) – Starbucks is launching a political campaign this week it hopes will get the attention of Washington policymakers who have been unable to reach a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.

In a letter to Starbucks employees made public on Wednesday, Chief Executive Howard Schultz asked employees at its approximately 120 D.C.-area stores to write "Come Together" on coffee cups when serving customers on Thursday and Friday.

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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, December 26, 2012
December 26th, 2012
04:58 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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CNN: Fiscal cliff bill could come down to wire
Though the U.S. Senate is slated to reconvene Thursday, Democrats in the chamber are considering delaying the roll out of their bill to avert the year-end fiscal cliff within just a couple days of the new year, according to a Senate Democratic leadership aide. The move is part of an effort to gain some Republican backing for a bill, but also to run out the clock and increase pressure on House Speaker John Boehner to take up the bill and House Republicans to support it.

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