Obama Fiscal Cliff Remarks Spark Republican Threats To Blow Up Deal


WASHINGTON — With hours remaining to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama said a deal is “within sight” and urged lawmakers to come together to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that kick in on Tuesday. But his midday

WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), one of the leading liberal voices in the Senate, went after his fellow Democrats on Monday for possibly caving on their promise to keep Bush tax cuts for only those earning

(CNN) — The "fiscal cliff" is hours away. And Americans are angry. Across the country, millions are fed up with a Congress that seems unable to get some important things done. "We need Congress to represent the people, not two arrogant parties that

As this column is being written America is preparing to head down the, theatrically styled, “Fiscal Cliff.” That “cliff” really is the chicken roost of 40 years of mostly disappointing — and more than a decade of catastrophic — economic growth. Lousy

Topping the 38th annual list is "fiscal cliff," the phrase that Americans nominated, more than any other this year, to be nixed from our everyday vocabulary. Are you listening, Congress? Recommended: 2012 enters the record books. Were you paying attention?