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2012 Fiscal Cliff

Bennet Voted 'No' On Fiscal Cliff

Posted 01.02.2013 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Senator Michael Bennet was one of eight senators to vote against a plan to skirt the fiscal cliff on Tuesday. Democratic Senator...

Jennifer Bendery

Fiscal Cliff Deal Reached: White House, Hill Leaders Agree To Delay Sequester By Two Months

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three hours shy of the midnight deadline, the White House and congressional leaders reached a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, ...

Sam Stein

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just three days to go before tax rates rise for all Americans and 1 trillion dollars in spending cuts over the next decade are trig...

NASA Caught In Crossfire Of Congressional Conflict

Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) | Tamara Dietrich | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

If the "fiscal cliff" isn't averted by Congress by January, triggering $109 billion in automatic spending cuts for the next 10 years, NASA Langley Res...

Republican Revolt Praised As Fiscal Cliff Battle Continues

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- In the city where a protest over tax policy sparked a revolution, modern day tea party activists are cheering the recent Republican revolt i...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama To Congress: Pass Scaled-Down Fiscal Cliff Package

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with a political impasse and with just 10 days left until the end of the year, President Barack Obama urged Congress on Friday to ...

GOP Blowup Caused By Party's Rigid Policies

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans seem shocked by their party's meltdown on the so-called fiscal cliff. They shouldn't be. The uncompromising cons...

Obama Makes Fiscal Cliff Announcement

Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced on Friday he is still "ready and willing" to get a package done to avert the fiscal cliff, the latest development in ...

Obama Makes Fiscal Cliff Announcement

Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to discuss a way...

Obama Administration Takes Tough Line With GOP On Fiscal Cliff

Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The administration is taking a tough line on the "fiscal cliff" at the same time President Barack Ob...