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Fiscal Cliff Democrats

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Leaders Wait For Action From Obama, Democrats On Fiscal Cliff | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For those holding out hope for a resolution to the so-called fiscal cliff, this was a lost Christmas. Little to no progress was made...

Top Dem: Increasing Medicare Age Now Off The Table

Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- One of President Barack Obama's Senate allies said Thursday that an increase in the Medicare e...

Possible Good News Out of the Bad News of Going 'Over the Cliff'

Lanny Davis | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Lanny Davis

If this awful thing happens, is there any good that could come out of it? I would say yes -- three things, with the first two leading (I hope) to the most positive third result.

Zach Carter

Fiscal Cliff: House Democrats Close Ranks Against Social Security Cuts | Zach Carter | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said Tuesday that Social Security cuts should not be part of any deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." Van Hollen's comme...

Dems Stiffen Spine Against Potential Big Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election has stiffened Democrats' spine against cutting popular benefit programs such as Medicare and S...