(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)
Lisa De Moraes
TV COLUMN | The House minority leader “would do almost anything” Tina Fey asks her to do.
(Toby Talbot / AP)
A number got some great deals in the “fiscal cliff” bill.
Congress and the White House’s pathetic punt.
An angry Hurricane Sandy-district congressman responds to his meeting with the Speaker of the House; some surprising provisions make their way into the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal; and we take you behind the scenes of The Post’s 2013 ‘in’ and ‘out’ list.
Why the deal isn't good for either liberals or conservatives, plus the one thing that will determine its legacy.
(Adam Jennings / AP)
THE FIX | Ryan goes with the party establishment, while Rubio plays to the party's grassroots base.
The fiscal cliff is over, but the battle over longer-term U.S. fiscal policy has just begun.
The fine print includes everything from subsidies for plug-in electric scooters to tax breaks for overseas corporations.
The conventional wisdom goes something like this: The White House can't negotiate. House Republicans can't be reasoned with. But the fiscal cliff showed the truth is more complicated.
(Bill O'Leary / WASHINGTON POST)
Zachary A. Goldfarb
Bill avoids austerity but doesn’t tame dangers of national default, high unemployment or swelling debt.