The Senate is back in session today with only one thing on their mind: to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.” There are 5 days left…
President Barack Obama signed a short-term funding extension on Saturday hours after Democrats and Republicans narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the federal government by agreeing on the measure and a budget deal. The new funding extension, which cuts spending by $2 billion, will last through next Friday, April 15. The Senate immediately passed the […]
http://www.eurweb.com/?p=69502 *Well that was quick. Not that he has the support of progressives, but President Obama said today that he has reached an agreement with Republicans on how to extend expiring tax cuts.
http://www.eurweb.com/?p=69109 *Saturday, President Obama told Democratic leaders that he plans to block any extension of Bush-era tax cuts-even a temporary one-unless it’s accompanied by an extension of benefits for unemployed Americans, which expired this week.