| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses the fiscal cliff on all five major Sunday morning programs. He is scheduled to visit NBC's “Meet the Press,” CNN's “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” CBS' “...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The fiscal cliff will take center screen on Sunday morning talk shows. The guest lineup: Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of President Barack Obama's deficit commission, visit CBS' “Face the Nation.” The program airs at 10:30 a.m. on...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Something unusual happened when the controversy over the nation's health care law erupted again on the floor of the House of Representatives this month: A Maryland Democrat voted with Republicans.
Rep. John Delaney, the state's newest member of Congress,...
| Jul 28, 2013
President Obama sounds like a man back on the offensive.
The president is reprising his core message that what the economy needs is more federal spending on popular priorities such as infrastructure and education, not less.
And his stump speeches last...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Negotiations on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff got a jump-start on Monday with House Republicans offering a counter-proposal to President Barack Obama, but continuing to reject his call for higher tax rates on the wealthy.
The GOP proposal would result...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
This post has been updated. See note below for details. The movement to knock down "Bully’s" R rating is gaining steam. On Monday, a website hosting a petition to change the film’s Motion Picture Assn. of America designation announced that a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Rep.Roscoe G. Bartlett, the Western Maryland Republican who is fighting to defend his House seat in the state's 6th District, has brought a well-known political aide on board to run what is likely to be one of the most closely watched House campaigns in...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Remember the little box you can check off on your federal tax return to donate three dollars to pay for presidential campaigns? House Republicans voted that in this era of e-mailing or texting campaign contributions, it's time to get rid of the federal...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:30 PM
The House on Thursday passed the GOP leadership's 2013 budget plan -- a measure that has no chance of passing the Democratic-controlled Senate but creates a clear contrast between the two parties on a number of critical tax and spending issues ahead of...