Posted 5:22 PM 11/13/2012 : Some Democrats Suggest Going Over Fiscal Cliff, Then Bargaining
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some Democrats are pushing an unorthodox idea for coping with the "fiscal cliff": Let the government go over, temporarily at least, to give their party more bargaining leverage for changes later on. The idea has plenty of skeptics, and the White House regards it
Posted 4:32 PM 11/13/2012 : Congress Returns to Face Fiscal Cliff
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congress got back to work Tuesday with a packed agenda.
Lawmakers have roughly seven weeks to reach a budget deal that will avoid massive tax increases and budget cuts known as the 'fiscal cliff'.
The new year will bring about $600 billion in budget cuts and one
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