From time to time, The Fix will piggyback on Q&A chats with political insiders, analysts, commentators, and reporters. Today, PBS's Gwen Ifill is holding her monthly web chat. She will be joined by The Washington Post's Dan Balz, author of the forthcoming book "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America."
The chat begins live at 1 p.m. ET below.
’Twas the week before Christmas, and all through Washington, members of Congress prepared for the holiday at a stalemate over a holiday of another kind.
Sound familiar? The latest standoff over a proposed two-month extension to the payroll tax cut helped Congress earn our “Worst Year in Washington” award. Can they turn things around in 2012? With the end of 2011 fast approaching, we thought it was worth opening the floor for discussion:
Who will be the biggest winners and losers of 2012?