Fiscal cliff update Dec. 18: A bargain in sight
Updated 4:45 p.m. — President Obama and Republican Speaker Boehner continue talks as offers and a potential framework for a deal begin to emerge.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 17: Obama, Boehner meet again
The GOP opens the door to tax increases on the top 2 percent, but the White House remains obstinate, wanting more in revenues.
Top 10 questions Republicans need to ask
Time for some introspection: every election has its lessons and Republicans have much to learn from the shellacking they received in November.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 14: GOP losing the opinion war
Heading into the weekend, Republicans are going to have a tough time convincing Americans to stick by them with public opinion slipping in favor of making a deal, any deal.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 13: White House risks stalemate
Getting anything done before Christmas seems less and less likely as Congressional Republicans and the White House spar again and again over competing plans, refusing to yield ground.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 12: More plans traded
While the president expects the GOP to cave, more Democrats find it handy to accuse Republicans of being “hostage takers” of the middle class.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 11: Reid says no deal before Christmas
Democrats ask Republicans to give up on taxes in exchange for, well, not much of anything. As the gloom settles in among conservatives on Capitol Hill, click here for the latest news and analysis.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 10: Lines of communication still open
Obama and Boehner meet in a closed door meeting, and the president goes to Michigan to advocate his policies and economic plans.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 7: Obama calls own plan “not serious”
The president can’t even get his fiscal cliff proposal past his own party in the Senate.
Fiscal cliff update Dec. 6: Purge will continue until morale improves
As the White House pushes its advantages of message control and a unified (though not necessarily wise) budget policy, the GOP remains on the defensive.