With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
As the debt ceiling debate rages in the U.S. Congress, area businesses plan ways to cope with the possibility of long term interest rates rising.
With just four weeks remaining to raise the debt limit before the government goes into default, both sides continue to hold their ground.