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Fiscal Cliff Bargain

Michael McAuliff

How A Last-Ditch Fiscal Cliff Deal Could Pass | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It may be too late to for a grand bargain to avert the so-called fiscal cliff before the nation starts to slide over it, but there is st...

Hopes For Best-Case Fiscal-Cliff Scenario Have Faded

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

* Hopes for "grand bargain" have faded * Obama sticks to demand for tax hikes on wealthy * Republicans hold out for deep...

Opening Positions on the Cliff Deal: Deja Vu All Over Again

Robert Reich | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

The GOP doesn't want to show any flexibility. Meanwhile, the White House has started the bidding with substantial concessions on tax increases and spending cuts. Haven't we been here before?