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Sen. Thune: Still hoping for 'fiscal cliff' aversion

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The Republican told The Associated Press last night that "every day, we get closer." The Republican told The Associated Press last night that "every day, we get closer."

With just hours to avoid Fiscal Cliff, South Dakota Senator John Thune says he's frustrated at how long it's taking to come to a deal.

The Republican told The Associated Press last night that "every day, we get closer."

He says that it's difficult for Democrats and Republicans to reach a compromise because the parties are deeply divided in how to approach financial issues.

However, Thune says he's hopeful for a vote Monday.

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