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Fiscal cliff: Will there be a similar fight over the debt ceiling?

6:32 PM, Jan 2, 2013

The fiscal cliff agreement the House and Senate passed extends tax cuts for all workers earning less than $400,000 a year.

With time expired, Congress passes fiscal cliff bill

11:05 AM, Jan 2, 2013

President Obama will sign into law a bill that avoids the fiscal cliff, prevents taxes from going up on most people, and keeps unemployment checks flowing to two million out of work Americans.

U.S. Senate passes fiscal cliff measure

1:13 AM, Jan 1, 2013

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to block the impact of the fiscal cliff

Dr. Benjamin Akande discusses the fiscal cliff

9:23 PM, Dec 31, 2012

Dr. Benjamin Akande from Webster University talks about the fiscal cliff and what it means for the average American.

Democratic aide: Fiscal 'cliff' deal reached

8:24 PM, Dec 31, 2012

A Democratic aide says the White House and congressional Republicans have reached an agreement to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.

House won't vote before midnight on 'cliff' deal

8:11 PM, Dec 31, 2012

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the "fiscal cliff."

Financial expert Bob Ferguson talks about the fiscal cliff and your investments

6:11 PM, Dec 31, 2012

Bob Ferguson, a financial expert with Millennium Financial, talks about the fiscal cliff and the effect it will have on the market and your investments.

Dave Robertson discusses fiscal cliff on First at 4

5:25 PM, Dec 31, 2012

University of Missouri St. Louis political science professor Dave Robertson talks about the implications of going over the fiscal cliff.

Local expert: "We're going over the fiscal cliff."

10:55 PM, Dec 28, 2012

There is a sense of urgency in Washington, D.C. this weekend.

Obama: Senate will try to strike fiscal cliff deal

5:46 PM, Dec 28, 2012

President Obama said Friday the Senate will try to put together a plan this weekend to avoid the tax hikes and budget cuts that kick in next week with the so-called "fiscal cliff."

Stocks drop as hope for a budget deal slips away

3:49 PM, Dec 28, 2012

Stocks are dropping again on Wall Street as investors lose hope that Washington will meet a self-imposed deadline for reaching a budget deal by year-end.

House to return to session Sunday evening

3:13 PM, Dec 27, 2012

The House will be back in session Sunday evening as the "fiscal cliff" looms, threatening across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts with the new year.

Focus shifts to senate on fiscal cliff

9:17 AM, Dec 27, 2012

Lawmakers continue to take aim at each other over possible solutions to the fiscal cliff.

Where our lawmakers stand on fiscal cliff

6:15 PM, Dec 21, 2012

As many Washington lawmakers head home for Christmas without a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff, we wanted to know where your lawmakers stand.

Obama says he is 'ready and willing' to get deal

5:45 PM, Dec 21, 2012

President Barack Obama says he is "ready and willing" to get a big package done to deal with the "fiscal cliff" and says there's no reason not to protect middle-class Americans from tax increases.

Obama, Boehner clash as cliff edge approaches

9:57 PM, Dec 19, 2012

The "fiscal cliff" talks are at a partisan standoff.

Boehner: Obama should support fiscal cliff plan

2:20 PM, Dec 19, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama should support a Republican plan to avoid January tax increases on everyone but those earning over $1 million.

White House rejects Boehner's 'fiscal cliff' Plan B

8:32 PM, Dec 18, 2012

With the "fiscal cliff" looming, House Speaker John Boehner presented a plan to fellow GOP lawmakers Tuesday to move forward with a bill that will raise tax rates for Americans making more than $1 million if they fail to reach a final deal with President Obama.

'Fiscal cliff' could affect Missouri economy, budget

6:34 AM, Dec 11, 2012

If officials in Washington don't reach a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," Missouri could see a hit to its economy and budget.

Obama touts 'fiscal cliff' plan on the road

6:48 AM, Dec 10, 2012

President Obama hits the road after trying to work things out with the top Republican in Congress, behind closed doors.

Rank-and-file question GOP 'fiscal cliff' stance

3:33 AM, Dec 10, 2012

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House Sunday to discuss the "fiscal cliff"

Fiscal cliff moving closer to reality

6:41 AM, Dec 5, 2012

The White House has rejected what Republicans say is their best offer, and now it's looking more likely we may go over that cliff because negotiations here are at a standstill.

Obama: No fiscal cliff deal without higher rates

12:38 PM, Dec 4, 2012

President Barack Obama says there will be no deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" unless Republicans drop their opposition to raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans.

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