GOP Primary Talk Follows 'Fiscal Cliff' VoteRepublicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from angry conservatives.
Opinion: Over The CliffAt midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
Local Businesses Think U.S. Still Dangling On Fiscal CliffAfter decisions in Washington, D.C. many are asking – will the vote to avoid going over the fiscal cliff help North Texas companies? CBS 11 News spoke with one local business owner who said years of uncertainty have proven costly.
'Fiscal Cliff' Averted -- Now What?Congress didn't completely fall off the "fiscal cliff," but they're still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
Senate Approves Fiscal Cliff MeasureRacing the clock, the White House reached a New Year's Eve accord with Senate Republicans late Monday to block across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts in government programs due to take effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.
End Of Year Donations High As Charities Worry About "Fiscal Cliff"For the past week, cars, pick-ups and SUV's have lined up at Goodwill Industries donation sites. Some are loaded with clothes. Others carry large appliances and electronics.
Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal CliffIf Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.
Progress Seen In Last-Minute 'Fiscal Cliff' TalksWorking against a midnight deadline, negotiators for the White House and congressional Republicans in Congress narrowed their differences Monday on legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases.
Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears: No Deal YetA Capitol Hill deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.
Zebra Mussels Help Bring Lake Texoma Water Back To DFWDespite the “Fiscal Cliff” impasse in Washington, Congress did get one item through in time to help more than a million-and-a-half North Texans.
What To Expect If We Fall Off The Fiscal CliffWith five days to go before Congress goes “off the fiscal cliff,” a Fort Worth financial advisor has suggestions on how North Texans can prepare for it.
New Round Of Talks As Fiscal Deadline LoomsAs the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called "fiscal cliff," President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.
Starbucks Cups To Come With A Political MessageStarbucks, the world's biggest coffee chain, is asking employees at cafes in the Washington D.C. area to scribble the words "Come Together" on cups for drink orders on Thursday and Friday.
Opinion: GOP Too ExtremeMore than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.
Boehner To Pursue 'Plan B' In Fiscal Cliff TalksHouse Speaker John Boehner is proposing a 'Plan B' option to keep taxes from increasing on people making less than $1 million on Jan. 1.