Obama Fiscal Cliff

It's Obama's Turn: Let Him Fix This Mess

Bill Haines | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Alberta
Bill Haines

Obama knows the U.S. deficit is unsustainable and the U.S. debt is a huge problem. But it's Obama's turn and the Republicans should let Obama deal with these problems as best he can. With terrorism making the world such a dangerous place, now is not the time for Republicans to shut down the U.S. government over the debt ceiling.

Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To House After Early-Morning Approval By Senate

CP | David Espo And Alan Fram, The Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Weary lawmakers in the House pushed at last toward a final congressional vote on legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle...

Senate Passes Fiscal Cliff Legislation, House Vote Expected

CP | David Espo, The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Hours past a self-imposed deadline for action, the Senate passed legislation early New Year's Day to neutralize a fiscal cliff combinatio...

Burden Shifts To Senate Leaders To Work Out Fiscal Cliff Deal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Senate leaders rushed to assemble a last-ditch agreement to avoid middle-class tax increases and possibly delay steep spending cuts in an...

Fiscal Cliff? More Like Cold Shower

Diane Francis | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

America's day of fiscal reckoning has been postponed because of the rise of the Tea Party anti-state movement. Fiscal "cliff" is the wrong metaphor. What's about to happen is not the end of the world, as falling off a cliff would imply. A better metaphor is America is about to head into a "fiscal cold shower."

Why No Fiscal Cliff Resolution Yet? Here's Why

CP | Charles Babington, The Associated Press | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - It's entirely possible that lawmakers and the White House will reach a deal that staves off an avalanche of tax increases and deep cuts i...

Democrats End Up With the Real "Trump" Card

Andrew Pyle | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Business
Andrew Pyle

: For all the negative campaigning, aimed at shifting an ever-shrinking undecided voter contingent, including Donald Trump's last minute media grab on his $5 million offering for Obama disclosure documents (now there's a man with a real journey into insignificance); America's philosophical divide became even more apparent. Republicans turned out the angry white gentlemen and rural vote, while Democrats solidified their captive hold over urban, Black, Hispanic and female voters.