Rep. Erik Paulsen on avoiding the fiscal cliff

Erik Paulsen
Third District Republican Congressman Erik Paulsen participates at a debate in front of a Chamber of Commerce audience, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.
MPR photo/Tim Pugmire

The U.S. House Ways and Means committee is a key player in the effort to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen R-Minn. serves on that committee. He spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about his ideas for a compromise solution.

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