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Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitch McConnell: Sequester Will Take Effect On March 1 | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday rejected the idea of a last-minute deal to avert the looming sequester, signal...

Life of Mitch

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Targeted By Conservative Group In Ads For 2014 Election | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing the first attack ads of his 2014 reelection campaign, from a conservative group...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Fiscal Cliff Remarks Spark Republican Threats To Blow Up Deal | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With hours remaining to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama said a deal is “within sight” and urged lawmakers t...

Michael McAuliff

Fiscal Cliff Talks Go Through Night With Deal Still Uncertain | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talked deep into Sunday night, but New Year's Eve dawned with the ed...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Is Still Stuck At Edge Of Fiscal Cliff | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than a day and a half before the nation hits the so-called fiscal cliff, Senate leaders declared Sunday afternoon they had mad...

Senior Aide: Senate Leaders Have Not Yet Reached Fiscal Cliff Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

U.S. Senate leaders have not yet been able to reach a deal to a avert a "fiscal cliff," and with time running out, it is uncertain if they will get ...

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...

Sam Stein

White House To Offer Scaled-Back Fiscal Cliff Package | Sam Stein | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With congressional leaders set to trek over to the White House for perhaps the last high-stakes meeting before the fiscal cliff is hit, ...

Jennifer Bendery

Scott Brown Falsely Announces New Fiscal Cliff Proposal From Obama To GOP Leaders | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) caused a stir on Thursday by saying that President Barack Obama had sent over a new fiscal cliff proposal to ...

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...

Michael McAuliff

Reid: Gee Whiz Is Boehner Taking A Battering | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared Friday, "Gee whiz" is John Boehner "taking a political battering," spurred to incredulity by ...

Republicans Float Fiscal Cliff Fallback Plans

Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

With negotiations on how to address the fiscal cliff apparently stalled, congressional Republicans are reportedly floating a fallback plan in both cha...

McConnell: 'Obama Has Placed A Huge Target Squarely On My Back'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fundraising off the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations, asking supporters to donate to his reelection...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Compares Republicans To New York Jets | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans trying to come up with a coherent approach to the fiscal cliff are about as effective as the New York Jets' coach and quarte...

McConnell Laughs In Face Of Obama Plan

Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner presented President Barack Obama's opening offer on a fiscal cliff deal to Republicans on Thursday, reportedly eli...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Leader Shifts To Praise For One Revenue Raiser | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It would be "smarter" to cap tax deductions than to raise tax rates on the rich as a means of avoiding the "fiscal cliff," Senate Minori...