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Negotiations continue on fiscal cliff as House Speaker John Boehner readies backup plan

House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he is readying a backup bill aimed at averting the "fiscal cliff" because President Barack Obama has yet to offer a... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012


8 percent of income for most families would be devoured overnight by 'fiscal cliff'

Families of all tax brackets could be hit with an overnight tax increase that would devour 8 percent of their total income if the pending "fiscal cliff" becomes a... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012


Movement seen in 'fiscal cliff' talks as John Boehner, President Obama meet

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House on Monday in hopes of continuing to make progress on a plan to deal with the "fiscal cliff." Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


The president's response to Boehner's most recent fiscal cliff proposal could be the one

President Barack Obama has agreed to curtail future cost-of-living increases for recipients of Social Security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


Small businesses already slipping off the 'fiscal cliff'

More than 1,000 miles from Washington, D.C., Marie DeNicola's small business is already experiencing the consequences of lawmakers' inability to compromise on the budget. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2012


House Speaker John Boehner: 'Serious differences' remain in talks (+video)

House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that "serious differences" remain between him and President Barack Obama in negotiations on averting automatic spending cuts... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2012


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