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Republicans begin to chip away at anti-tax pledge

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.
Posted In: Taxes, Grover Norquist, fiscal cliff, Republicans

Worries grow over cuts to unemployment aid

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.
Posted In: Unemployment, fiscal cliff, unemployment benefits

Education groups lobby hard against 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 20, 2012
Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Education, lobbyist

Fed's Bernanke gives words of warning on fiscal cliff

Nov 20, 2012
Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke says he believes that worries about the fiscal cliff are already affecting the economy.
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Rally suggests fiscal cliff deal is done

Nov 19, 2012
Wall Street rallies on optimism that a deal will be reached to avoid the fiscal cliff. Nevermind that Congress is on recess and Obama is in Asia.
Posted In: Wall Street, fiscal cliff

Congressional leaders meet about the fiscal cliff

Nov 16, 2012
The Weekly Wrap dissects today's meeting at the White House over the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, fiscal cliff

Whither the mortgage interest tax deduction?

Nov 16, 2012
Tweaks to homeowner deduction -- seen as cornerstone of American Dream -- could be part of 'cliff' deal.
Posted In: Housing, mortgage interest deduction, fiscal cliff

No fiscal cliff solution could mean increase in capital gains

Nov 16, 2012
Without a fiscal cliff solution, capital gains taxes will increase by two-thirds in 2013. How are investors gearing up for the possible increase?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, capital gains, Taxes

The fiscal cliff could increase state revenues

Nov 16, 2012
If federal lawmakers can't agree on tax deductions, states could have a larger pool of money to tax.
Posted In: tax, states, fiscal cliff

The effects of a short-term 'cliff'

Nov 15, 2012
Even a brief slide off the 'fiscal cliff' is likely to reverberate through the economy.
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