Washington Fiscal Cliff Talks

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks Turn Sour, President Obama Threatens Veto
December 19th, 2012

As a set deadline nears, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives poposed their own “fiscal cliff” plan that muddles negotiations with the White House considering tax rates and spending cuts.

House Republicans to Vote on ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill Thursday
December 18th, 2012

After important concessions in recent days from both President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, Republicans moved to increase pressure on the Democrats by vowing to vote in the House on a “Plan B” back-up measure that would largely disregard the progress made so far.