2chambers: fiscal cliff


Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 12/19/2012

As 'Plan B' vote nears, John Boehner seen whipping votes on House floor

2CHAMBERS | The House speaker was seen glad-handing colleagues on the House floor.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:35 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, House Republicans, John Boehner

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Cantor: House won't adjourn until fiscal cliff' deal reached

The move means the holidays could be short -- or canceled -- for lawmakers.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Cantor, fiscal cliff, House, John Boehner

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Warren Rudman's legacy laid groundwork for fiscal cliff' negotiations

2CHAMBERS | The former senator will be remembered for many things -- but none more so than what he did to establish elements of the current fiscal debate.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Kerrey, Concord Coalition, fiscal cliff, president obama, Senate, Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans, Simpson-Bowles, Warren Rudman

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Lawmakers react to Libya, Gaza, fiscal cliff' and Susan Rice

Watch what members of the House and Senate had to say about Susan Rice, the growing conflict in the Middle East, the fallout from the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:34 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dianne Feinstein, fiscal cliff, Gloria Negrete, immigration reform, Joe Lieberman, John McCain, Libya, Lindsey Graham, Luis Guitierrez, Mike Rogers, Olympia Snowe, Saxby Chambliss, Susan Rice, The Sunday Scene, Tony Cardenas

Posted at 05:31 AM ET, 11/14/2012

What to expect this week in Congress (Video)

A quick video summary of what to expect this week on Capitol Hill, as it aired on "The Fold."

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:31 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Angus King, congress, fiscal cliff, Nancy Pelosi, The Fold, video

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Lawmakers react to David Petraeus resignation, talk fiscal cliff and immigration compromises

Watch what lawmakers had to say about CIA Director David Petraeus's resignation, the "fiscal cliff" negotiations and the possibility of striking a deal on immigration reform.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  02:17 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Schumer, David Petraeus, David Rivera, Diane Feinstein, fiscal cliff, immigration reform, Joe Garcia, Mary Bono Mack, Patty Murray, Raul Ruiz, Saxby Chambliss, The Sunday Scene, Tom Coburn

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/08/2012

John Boehner: Raising tax rates is unacceptable

House Speaker stands firm on GOP's opposition to raising tax rates on upper-income Americans, despite widespread support for doing so.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, House, House Republicans, John Boehner, tax reform, taxes

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/05/2012

What is the fiscal cliff? (Video)

The latest in our "Edsplainer" series tackles the issue set to consume Washington later this year.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edsplainer, federal budget, fiscal cliff, House, Senate, sequestration, taxes, taxmageddon