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President Obama said Friday that he would insist that tax increases on affluent Americans be part of any agreement to avoid a year-end fiscal crisis. The New York Times reports.
Can both sides of the aisle come together to get a deal on the debt? Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), and former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), weigh in on the looming fiscal cliff.
Senior lawmakers say they are moving quickly to take advantage of the post-election atmosphere to try to strike an agreement to avert a fiscal crisis. The New York Times reports.
Despite all the talked about "skewed polls," voter polling this year proved to be almost accurate, with Ed Goeas, The Tarrance Group president & CEO.
Following President Obama’s re-election on Tuesday, CEOs, investors and other business leaders pushed for a solution to the looming "fiscal cliff" and for corporate tax reform.
Mark Standriff, California Republican Party communications consultant, offers insight on why Californians passed Proposition 30.
The Republicans’ majority in the House means they have a mandate to not raise taxes, Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
A number of deficit-reduction plans include proposals to reform the federal retirement benefits program. What do you think?
Ezekiel Emanuel, University of Pennsylvania, and Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth chairman & CEO, discuss how the election changed the health care industry and what to expect when you visit your doctor.
The Republicans’ Southern strategy, of appealing mostly to white voters, appears to have run into a demographic wall, The New York Times reports.
European citizens and political leaders welcomed President Barack Obama’s re-election Wednesday. European money was less enthusiastic, the New York Times reports.
With the presidential election over, Wall Street titans who supported Mitt Romney now face the prospect of having to mend fences with the Obama administration. The New York Times reports.
Following President Obama’s re-election on Tuesday, CEOs, investors and other business leaders are pushing for Congress and the president to reach a deal on the looming “fiscal cliff.”
CNBC's Robert Frank reports that more than a dozen wealthy candidates funded their own campaigns in this election, and all but a few of them lost yesterday; and John Tillman, Illinois Policy Institute CEO and Rich Benjamin, Demos senior fellow, answer the question of whether Americans just hate rich people.
Millionaires candidates who used their own money to run were roundly rejected by voters last night, and the majority were targeted during the campaign for their wealth.
Any euphoria the Obama administration feels is likely erased by the thought of getting a second term agenda passed through a still divided Congress.
Congress should act during the lame duck session to solve the country’s looming fiscal problems, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.
An election that was supposed to be about change actually could end up being an intensified dose of more of the same for investors.
With control of Congress unchanged, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross expects President Barack Obama to start thinking about his legacy during his second term by reaching across the aisle to build consensus.