Fiscal cliff talks still in darkPresident Barack Obama called closed-door negotiations a "mistake" after backroom wheeling and dealing almost sunk his health care bill.
'Fiscal cliff' talks overshadow looming debt limitWASHINGTON - The political fight that took the nation to the verge of defaulting on its debts last year is back, overshadowed by "fiscal cliff" disputes but with consequences far graver than looming tax hikes and steep spending cuts. The government is ...
Fiscal Cliff Talks Likely To Affect LatinosThe pressure is mounting for a solution on the fiscal cliff to be resolved at the end of the year with civic rights supporters asserting Latinos are likely to feel the effects immediately.
Merkley: 'Private' fiscal cliff talks OKJeff Merkley on Thursday said there needs to be "very specific negotiations" to fend off the looming fiscal cliff, even if that requires "private" talks between the parties. "There need to be very specific negotiations," Merkley (D-Ore.) said on CNN's ...
Fiscal Cliff 2012: Obama Administration Takes Tough Line With GOPclaimed during July 2011 talks that lawmakers had reached a tentative deal to slash <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/11/fiscal-cliff-talks-medicare-social-security_n_2113259.html" target="_hplink">$11 billion</a>. Under the current system ...
Medicare emerging as prime target in US "fiscal cliff" talksNone of the changes are assured and any specific decisions would come only after resolution of the "fiscal cliff," the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts that's driving the discussion.
Fiscal cliff worries overshadow Qatar climate talksWhile thousands of delegates from across the globe hash out the groundwork for an international treaty to address climate change, the White House and Congress are consumed with the fiscal cliff. And amid the heated battle to avert massive spending cuts ...
More Early, Special Dividends Scheduled Amid Fiscal Cliff TalksMore companies unveiled a special dividend or accelerated dividend payout, as firms have sought to avoid potentially higher taxes next year amid heated "fiscal cliff" deliberations in Washington. In January, $500 billion in automatic tax increases and ...
Fiscal cliff concession?MSNBC's Thomas Roberts talks with MSNBC's Ed Schultz about a shift in GOP opposition to Pres. ... okay. welcome back, everybody.
Obama, Boehner talk 'fiscal cliff' resolutionThe Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee says she is willing to consider higher cuts to the food stamp program in an effort to include a massive five-year farm bill in negotiations on the so-called fiscal cliff. Sen. Debbie ...
Republicans Face Crisis As Fiscal Cliff Debate Hurts GOP Brandclaimed during July 2011 talks that lawmakers had reached a tentative deal to slash <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/11/fiscal-cliff-talks-medicare-social-security_n_2113259.html" target="_hplink">$11 billion</a>. Under the current system ...
Rubio, Woodward Talk 2016 Run and Fiscal CliffWoodward joked Politico should host a dinner between the Obama and Speaker John Boehner, who are at the heart of the fiscal cliff talks. "They haven't closed the deal on the personal relations, and that's a shame," he said. As the calendar year draws ...
Alan Simpson and Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons' talk fiscal cliffThe "fiscal cliff" is looming. Talks are basically at a standstill. Fingers are being pointed. Here to weigh in: two sets of Simpsons.
Casey says fiscal cliff talks in 'early stages'Economists warned Casey during a joint House-Senate committee hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill that failing to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff - $500 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes set to take effect in little more than three weeks - would ...
Market Analysis: Fiscal cliff talks, Apple faulters(NECN) - It looked like two different days on Wall Street since Wednesday's fiscal cliff talks boosted one index and a tech giant held another back.
Democrats face tough decisions in fiscal cliff negotiations"the new york times" reporting gop leaders are considering extending tax cuts for the fiscal class to avert the fiscal cliff but if that is the case republicans are staying very tight lipped about it. joining me is senator ben carden from maryland a ...
Why might Republicans cave in 'fiscal cliff' talks?Are Republicans preparing to cave in their "fiscal cliff" talks with President Obama? That's what some media reports now suggest.
POTUS fiscal cliff talks with biz leadersPOTUS fiscal cliff talks with biz leaders. t1main.lesa. Posted by: CNN White House Producer Lesa Jansen. Wednesday the president continues his post campaign push to strenghthen his hand in negotiations with Republicans over the fiscal cliff.
In 'fiscal cliff' talks, the business community is split — Fiscal Cliff FixIn 'fiscal cliff' talks, the business community is split - Fiscal Cliff Fix. In 'fiscal cliff' talks, the business community is split - Fiscal Cliff Fix. Personal Post · Email · Tumblr · Reddit · Stumbleupon · Digg · Delicious. Dec. 5, 2012. The ...
Walker: No 'doomsday scenario' in place if fiscal cliff talks failWalker: No 'doomsday scenario' in place if fiscal cliff talks fail. By The Associated Press. CREATED 1:22 PM. Tweet · Share; Email; Print.