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Fiscal Cliff Deal Will Hurt Many

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Ame...

Obama Weighs In On Fiscal Cliff Deal

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama weighed in on the fiscal cliff deal passed by Congress Tuesday, saying it's "just one step" in the effort to strengthen the Ame...

LIVE UPDATES: Fiscal Cliff Talks Continue

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Congressional leaders are still engaged in negotiations over the fiscal cliff. The Senate passed a last-minute plan at 2 a.m. Tuesday with a vote o...

Fiscal Cliff Deal Reached, Dem Aide Says

Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A Democratic aide says the White House and congressional Republicans have reached an agreement to avert the ...

Little Sign Of Progress In Latest Cliff Talks

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

* Time running out for deal on taxes, spending * Obama says he's "modestly optimistic" * "Fiscal cliff" focus now on Sen...

Dem Senator Sounds Optimistic Note On Looming Problem

AP | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate Democrat says he believes "odds are better than people think" that a deal can be reached to avoid automatic tax increases and s...

Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers May Dive Off Fiscal Cliff Before Reaching Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fewer Republicans are saying "no" to raising taxes on the rich. But it still may be after the nation starts sliding into the fiscal abys...

Christina Wilkie

Bowles: 'We're Going Over The Cliff'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pessimism grew on Wednesday over whether congressional leaders and the White House will strike a debt reduction deal to prevent the loom...