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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Chicagoans at inauguration bask in Obama's 'success'

    WASHINGTON – Chicagoans visiting the nation’s capital today soaked up the pomp and circumstance of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration Day, feeling “vested in his success.” Spencer Gould and his wife, Ardenia, of...
  • McManus: Obama's call to arms

    On the eve of Inauguration Day, White House political strategist David Plouffe promised that President Obama's inaugural address would include a call for bipartisan cooperation. "He is going to say that our political system does not require us to...
  • Obama's obligation

    Obama's obligation
    Barack Obama came to prominence as a champion of the idea that the elements dividing Americans are less meaningful than those uniting us — and that the real differences can be bridged. "There's not a liberal America and a conservative America;...
  • Obama's debt-ceiling strategy could put the squeeze on GOP

    Obama's debt-ceiling strategy could put the squeeze on GOP
    A week before his inauguration, President Barack Obama said he wouldn't negotiate with Republicans over raising the federal debt limit. At an unexpected news conference Jan. 14, the president asserted that he won't trade cuts in government spending in...
  • Higher taxes better than higher debt

    Higher taxes better than higher debt
    American workers got an unpleasant surprise this month when they received their first paychecks of 2013. The typical full-time worker, who earns about $40,145 a year, found that his two-week paycheck was $30 lighter than his last check of 2012. The lost...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes

    Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who’s mulling a 2014 Republican bid for governor, chastised a pair of potential rivals Thursday, saying state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard have “proven nothing more than they can lose an election.” “...
  • Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms

    Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms
    Steve Looney, 53, is a certified public accountant, board-certified lawyer, and chairman of the tax department at the Orlando-based law firm Dean Mead. He spoke with Orlando Sentinel staff writer Sara K. Clarke about what small-business owners should keep...
  • Santa Claus industry gets Christmas boost from resurgent demand

    The season of big-bellied, white-bearded old men is upon us, and there seems to be more of them this Christmas than ever before. “Santa Claus is in high demand this year,” said Holly Valent, registrar for the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus...
  • We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution

    We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution
    I am a military veteran, a local legislator and the CEO of a company that works with the Department of Defense. I deeply understand the virtue of sacrifice, the benefit of a hard-won compromise and the dire situation that our national debt and the "fiscal...
  • Global climate talks stall — again

    Global climate talks stall — again
    One can just imagine the future "Jeopardy" TV quiz show answer: The name of the international conference that took place in early December of 2012 that critics universally panned for accomplishing little despite overwhelming evidence of a global...
  • Lessons of 'Lincoln' and 'Hyde Park on Hudson': Politicians are imperfect, even the great ones

    Lessons of 'Lincoln' and 'Hyde Park on Hudson': Politicians are imperfect, even the great ones
    Two new movies, "Lincoln" and "Hyde Park on the Hudson," are intimate portraits of the two most consequential presidents of the United States. They are timely reminders that politics has never been pretty and our leaders have never been prefect human...