fiscal cliff


Key House Democrat talks fiscal cliff

Dec 10, 2012
Lawmakers in Washington continue to work towards a deal on the fiscal cliff before the end of the year. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of Maryland, says House Democrats' opinions shouldn't be ignored.
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Senator Kent Conrad on the fiscal cliff

Dec 10, 2012
The chair of the Senate Budget Committee explains why he thinks we'll reach a fiscal cliff deal before the end of 2012.
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Senator Debbie Stabenow on fiscal cliff burden and next steps

Dec 7, 2012
Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) calls for the extension of middle class tax cuts, compromise, and Republican budget specifics to avoid the fiscal cliff.
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Advice for investors ahead of the fiscal cliff

Dec 7, 2012
A lot of investors are on edge about what's going to happen with the fiscal cliff. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell says take a deep breath and don't make any rash decisions.
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Test yourself in the Fiscal Cliff Time Machine quiz

Dec 6, 2012
We've noticed that what Washington is saying this year about the fiscal cliff, sounds a whole lot like what people were saying last year about the debt limit. So can you guess which quote is from this year?
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Sen. Baucus says 'no choice' but to avoid the fiscal cliff

Dec 6, 2012
Sen. Max Baucus chairs the Senate Finance Committee, and he says Congress will come to some kind of deal on the fiscal cliff -- though more negotiations could happen after the end of the year.
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On fiscal cliff, Americans say leave me out of this

Dec 6, 2012
With just about three weeks left until Congress runs up against its fiscal cliff deadline, how is the public viewing the debate?
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Europe struggles to prepare for the U.S. fiscal cliff

Dec 5, 2012
If the U.S. falls off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, countries across the pond could also suffer the effects.
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Poll respondents tricked by Panetta-Burns plan

Dec 4, 2012
Twenty-five percent of respondents to Public Policy Polling's new survey said they had heard of a deficit reduction plan that doesn't actually exist.
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Fiscal cliff nears for baseball players, too

Dec 3, 2012
The curious case of BJ Upton, baseball and the fiscal cliff.
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