today-in-fiscal-cliff

The GOP’s breakthrough moment on taxes

Both Boehner and McConnell have conceded to one of Obama's biggest demands in the talks, but neither Republican leader's proposal would raise enough tax revenue to satisfy Democrats.

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  • Dec 17, 2012

Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: Is raising the Medicare eligibility age off the table?

That's what Dick Durbin says, and it's the latest sign from Congressional Democrats that the proposal is a no-go in the fiscal cliff talks.

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  • Dec 13, 2012

Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: Welcome to the talks, corporate tax reform!

The White House says it's willing to overhaul corporate taxes as part of a fiscal cliff deal. But that's unlikely to make reaching a deal any easier.

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  • Dec 12, 2012

Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: Two ways today’s jobs report could affect the fiscal cliff talks

The new signs of continued recovery could make it harder for both Republicans and Democrats to get the tax cuts that they want.

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  • Dec 7, 2012

Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: Democrats strengthen their hand on the debt ceiling

Mitch McConnell tries, then fails, to embarrass Democrats over the debt ceiling.

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  • Dec 6, 2012

Today in ‘Fiscal Cliff’: If the GOP folds on taxes, what would Dems give up in return?

Tom Coburn has become the latest Republican who says that he'd be willing to raise tax rates. That suggests Democrats may be gaining ground on the tax front. But at what price?

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  • Dec 5, 2012

Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: This is what progress looks like

House Speaker John Boehner's proposal has raised conservative Republicans' ire and prompted a key Democrat to admit that some controversial entitlement cuts are on the table. In these negotiations, that's a step forward.

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  • Dec 4, 2012