Nov 28, 2012 All the talk these days is about the likelihood of the U.S. Congress avoiding a fiscal cliff. You know who’s not worried? Warren Buffett. Plus, his views on the next Treasury Secretary, Oreos for breakfast, and taxing the rich.
Nov 27, 2012 As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
Nov 26, 2012 Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Nov 26, 2012 During the recession, Congress lengthened unemployment aid to a maximum of 99 weeks. If not renewed, the current extension will expire at the end of the year.
Nov 23, 2012 MLB Commissioner Bud Selig approved a trade this week that sent the Miami Marlins' highest-priced talent to the Toronto Blue Jays. This comes not long after taxpayers built the Marlins a fancy new stadium.
Nov 26, 2012 Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is a national phenom, but his "Johnny Football" nickname has sparked a legal battle over naming rights.
Nov 23, 2012 Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Nov 20, 2012 Players and owners are expected to meet this morning to try and bring an end to the 66-day-old National Hockey League lockout. If they don't work things out and there's no season, it would be another setback for a sport that's still feeling the impact of a canceled season eight years ago.
Nov 20, 2012 Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke says he believes that worries about the fiscal cliff are already affecting the economy.