The United States fiscal cliff was a situation that came into existence in January
2013 whereby ... U.S. President Barack Obama signed it into law the next day. ....
The House passed the bill withou...
Dec 31, 2012 ... Howard Kurtz on whether this was a victory for Obama. ... Senate Vote Could
Avert Cliff Plunge ... The 89 to 8 vote, on a deal brokered by Vice President Biden
with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, now must be approved ... But
no deal could get done without both sides giving ground, and for a ...
Jan 3, 2013 ... President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to avert the fiscal cliff, ... and
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, and it passed ... "They did
a debt ceiling deal, gave the president $2.1 trillion," Landry said.
Sep 19, 2013 ... Mitch McConnell, the Republican Senate leader who has been the drum ... The
deal, an ugly deal, was done, but a financial crisis was averted. ... Without the tax
cut extension, 160 million Americans would be socked by ... A year later, with
Washington heading toward the niftily-named fiscal cliff, McConnell ...
Nov 29, 2012 ... President Obama (left) and Mitch McConnell are shown. ... relations campaign to
avert the fiscal cliff could backfire, according to sources ... “I cannot imagine how
the president of the United States can function without a good, ...
Apr 23, 2014 ... A new ad from Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell grossly ... The ad
says McConnell saved 99 percent from “Obama's tax ... The claim is based on the
compromise McConnell helped to forge to avert the so-called fiscal cliff last year.
... McConnell and other Republicans can credibly claim to have ...
Dec 31, 2012 ... Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell in his office at the US Capitol. ... FLASH:
U.S. Senate will attempt to vote on fiscal cliff Monday night, but still ..... [laughter] ..
.that will hurt seniors, or hurt students, or hurt middle- class families without
asking also ... Obama: 'revenues part of the equation' t...
Jan 1, 2013 ... Obama and congressional Republicans sealed a budget deal to avert the ...
Follow the latest developments in the effort to avert the fiscal cliff. ... The long-
sought compromise, which will raise taxes on income over $450,000 for ... Biden,
who brokered it with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) ...
Dec 27, 2012 ... The White House said President Obama would meet Friday with ... legislation to
avert the entire fiscal cliff and now the Senate must act. ... Earlier today, fiscal cliff,
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid lashed ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch
McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
Jan 1, 2013 ... 'Fiscal Cliff': Congress Approves Compromise Aimed at Averting Recession ...
Obama lamented that earlier attempts at a much larger fiscal deal that ... taxes
without an equal amount of spending cuts, will settle the issue of tax ... by Senate
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Mo., and Vice President Biden ....