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Opinion: Recovery

Slowly but surely the economy is picking up steam. Today’s job numbers are another data point that Barack Obama and Democrats have put the country on a path to recovery from the economic carnage of the Bush Administration.


House Speaker John Boehner addressing the "fiscal cliff" talks this morning. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner: No Progress In Fiscal Cliff Talks

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday there has been no progress in negotiations to avert a “fiscal cliff” combination of automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January and called on President Barack Obama to produce a new offer.


U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

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.


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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.


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Boehner Rebukes Republican’s Comment That GOP Should Take Obama Tax Deal

The first cracks are developing among Republicans over whether to accept a quick deal with President Barack Obama on allowing the top two income tax rates to expire.


Warren Buffett gives a speech during a book party for "Tap Dancing To Work: Warren Buffett On Practically Everything, 1966-2012" at The Lambs Club on Nov. 26, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

Buffett: ‘Corporate Taxes Have Not Been A Problem For Corporate America’

Billionaire Warren Buffett said Wednesday he’s confident that Congress will eventually pass a plan to address the so-called fiscal cliff, even if it doesn’t happen until early next year.