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House avoids fiscal cliff passing the bill 257-167 with bipartisan support


With the “fiscal cliff” avoided, Obama gave a few comments about Congress and the future of debt negotiations. He’ll fly back to Hawaii tomorrow to finish his holiday vacation.

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112th Congress and why it’s the worst ever!


The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is considered the worst Congress in the history of the United States. This Congress has passed the least amount of meaningful bills and has been the most polarized Congress since Reconstruction. Although the 112th Congress has a few days to go before the […]

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Fiscal Cliff Cartoons


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Political Cartoons from the Calender November 18-25


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Political cartoon from the calender week of November 12-18


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The Bush tax cuts and how it affects your marginal tax rates


With the elections over for 2012, the President and Congress can slash out a deal to avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff is a term used to refer to the result of increased taxes, spending cuts, and a reduction in military spending if Congress doesn’t act. This was […]

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President Obama’s First Post-Election News Conference


President Obama faces the press for the first time since his re-election amid the sexual scandal surrounding former CIA Director David Petraeus, and with the clock ticking toward the looming “fiscal cliff,” both topics expected to take center stage this afternoon. This is the whole video of the press conference […]

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Political cartoon from the calender week of November 4-11


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The fiscal cliff and your money


The fiscal cliff is right around the corner, but what does it mean for the common family. In this weeks program of youmoney, CNN goes into greater detail as to how it will affect the American people. Is your family safe from what Washington DC created? Sam Nunn, John King […]

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