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House Speaker John Boehner responds to President Obama's "fiscal cliff" proposals.
Which political party is the biggest obstacle to a "cliff" agreement? Ed Rendell and Judd Gregg, "Fix the Debt" campaign co-chairs, discuss ways to rise above partisan politics and negotiate a debt deal. The "fiscal cliff" is sort of the ultimate forcing mechanism and "Congress needs forcing mechanisms to act," added Gregg.
House Speaker John Boehner tells reporters that negative comments from the GOP about the "fiscal cliff" talks aren't just public posturing for negotiating purposes.
CNBC's Eamon Javers says the Wall Street Journal is reporting the White House wants $1.6 trillion in up front tax increases and at least $50 billion in new spending. (5:49)
The political squabbles are continuing as the fiscal cliff approaches, but this strategist has a trading plan.
Finally, the euro is trading on U.S. fundamentals, this pro says, and he likes it.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on fiscal cliff comments from Speaker Boehner (R-OH) and Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and how it's impacted the markets.
The Democrats think the Republicans aren't being serious enough on Capitol Hill, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
New York Fed President William Dudley is speaking about the economy, the fiscal cliff and the economic impact from Sandy. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
Is a bipartisan deal possible before the end of the year? Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), weighs in.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Senator Reid told CNBC that there was no specific offer from Geithner to the Republican side today.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discusses how the markets reacted to political wrangling over "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington.
"The Democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts," said House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), discussing "fiscal cliff" talks among lawmakers over the nation's looming debt crisis. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the political rhetoric.
Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution senior fellow, shares her two-step plan to find a bipartisan solution to the nation's growing debt challenge.
Not the legacy the president is after.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Congress has returned to work, and is expected to meet this week to work on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. And have Republicans decided to leave Grover Norquist and his anti-tax pledge behind?
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-NY) offer insight on meeting an agreement on the fiscal cliff.
House Speaker John Boehner says he has outlined a framework for how both parties can work together to avert the fiscal cliff without raising tax rates; and the Fast Money traders weigh in.
The one thing we know for sure about the fiscal debate in Washington is that over the next year, someone’s taxes are going to go up. But the fight will be over whose taxes and how much they will have to pay.
Now that the election is over, CEOs from a range of industries are saying loud and clear to Washington: Let's get a deal done on the "fiscal cliff" and give this economy a jump-start.