November 14th, 2012
06:59 PM ET

"Compromise is not a synonym for giving in, but for governing," says Honeywell CEO David Cote

President Barack Obama met with business leaders at the White House today, in an effort to shore up support ahead of the first round of negotiations with Congressional leaders over the fiscal cliff.

Honeywell CEO's plan for averting fiscal cliff

Members of both parties are scheduled to meet behind closed doors with the President on Friday.

CEOs optimistic after Obama meeting

Among those at Wednesday's meeting, Honeywell CEO David Cote, who also served on the Simpson-Bowles commission and voted in favor of that group's plan.

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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    I'd bet that people under 40 would be willing to make a deal on Medicare & Social Security if it meant more employment in the near term.

    November 15, 2012 at 7:21 pm | Reply

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