The top two Republicans in Congress demanded Tuesday that President Obama explain exactly what spending he would cut as part of any deal to avert the looming fiscal crisis, with House Speaker John Boehner making clear that a recent meeting between him and the president did not yield a deal.
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner resume talks about the fiscal cliff.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, emerged Friday to say that "no progress" had been made on resolving the impending "fiscal cliff."
Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and governors from five other states met today with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to talk about fighting the so-called fiscal cliff.
The White House continues to push for tax increases on the wealthy as Fiscal Cliff negotiations continue.
Republicans offered up their own proposal to avert the impending "fiscal cliff" on Monday amid Democratic demands that the GOP match the Obama administration's plan with one of their own.
Lawmakers admitted that there are proposals on the table, but no one sees any progress in Fiscal Cliff negotiations.
President Obama is once again heading out Friday on the tax-hike campaign trail as top Democratic lawmakers appear willing to play chicken with Republicans on the looming fiscal crisis.
From the beginning of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations, aides from both sides have said that November would be for saber rattling.
Top White House negotiators head to Capitol Hill to speak with lawmakers about the fiscal cliff.
These days it is hard to make it through the day without hearing about the Fiscal Cliff.
In a clash on the Senate floor Monday, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said that Majority Leader Harry Reid's planned move to change the Senate filibuster rule could jeopardize chances of reaching a deal on avoiding tax hikes and spending cuts at the end of the year.
President Obama returned to campaign mode on Monday - casting Republicans as against the middle class by saying their failure to accept his offer for a limited extension of tax breaks will essentially ruin Christmas for consumers and retailers.
After months of Congressional deadlock, there are signs that a compromise on the budget may be in the works.
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President Obama met with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders today to discuss how to handle the so called fiscal cliff.