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The Delayed-Reaction Victories of Ted Cruz – Bloomberg


The Delayed-Reaction Victories of Ted Cruz
Bloomberg
Any Capitol Hill reporter who arrived when Barack Obama won the presidency had covered Christmas Eve health care votes and a New Year's Eve showdown over the fiscal cliff. "If Cruz had not acted," York asked, "would Reid have said, 'Well, it looks like

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 11:48 pm

Secret Saudi oil game pushing OPEC members toward fiscal cliff – The Globe and Mail


Secret Saudi oil game pushing OPEC members toward fiscal cliff
The Globe and Mail
The world of $60-(U.S.)-a-barrel oil is pushing them toward the fiscal cliff. If OPEC falls apart, it won't be because it has lost control of a market swimming in American oil; it will be because the low-price policy is sabotaging the economy and

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:41 pm

Political overhaul will chart Philly’s direction for 2015 – The Philadelphia Tribune


The Philadelphia Tribune

Political overhaul will chart Philly's direction for 2015
The Philadelphia Tribune
… on patronage programs; Democrats, pointing to the data provided by the Independent Fiscal Office — the body that itemized the $2 billion deficit — saying that Republicans blindly followed Corbett ver the fiscal cliff and are now trying to hide

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 8:14 pm

Mortgage: Maximize tax breaks with an early mortgage payment – Chron.com


Mortgage: Maximize tax breaks with an early mortgage payment
Chron.com
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, also known as the "fiscal cliff" bill enacted on Jan. 2, 2013, included inflation indexing of the amount of income that is exempt from the AMT. Previously, taxpayers had to wait for Congress to increase the

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:58 pm

Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis – Sun Sentinel


Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis
Sun Sentinel
The good news is Congress didn't end its session by committing any obvious harm. No government shutdown, no dramatic changes to health care reform and no sudden roadblocks to President Obama's go-it-alone effort to improve immigration. Plus, some …

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 9:08 pm

Top 1 percent: What they made, what they paid – FOX CT


FOX CT

Top 1 percent: What they made, what they paid
FOX CT
… from the year before — and well below the more than 27 percent the group was paying in 2001. Since 2012, of course, several tax increases on high-income households have gone into effect as a result of the fiscal cliff deal and the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 8:32 pm

New Sports for Washington Olympics: Fiscal Cliff-Scaling and Logjam Rolling – New York Observer


New York Observer

New Sports for Washington Olympics: Fiscal Cliff-Scaling and Logjam Rolling
New York Observer
A sport with a financial twist, the fiscal cliff involves two teams racing against a spending authorization deadline that may completely shut down government. This competition taxes the participants' abilities to focus single-mindedly on one goal and

Posted on 12 December 2014 | 3:42 pm

How the Fiscal Cliff has been Exacerbated by Fast-Track-Enabled Free Trade … – OpEdNews


How the Fiscal Cliff has been Exacerbated by Fast-Track-Enabled Free Trade
OpEdNews
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Posted on 6 December 2014 | 8:04 pm

‘Drastic steps’ help Lockport retreat from fiscal cliff – Insurance News Net


'Drastic steps' help Lockport retreat from fiscal cliff
Insurance News Net
Dec. 06 — LOCKPORT — After a year of seemingly nonstop financial disaster and controversy, Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey thinks the worst is over. McCaffrey, who stepped into a fiscal mud pit whose dimensions were already apparent when Mayor Michael W.

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Posted on 6 December 2014 | 4:08 am

No ‘fiscal cliff’ for California when tax hikes end, analyst says – 89.3 KPCC


89.3 KPCC

No 'fiscal cliff' for California when tax hikes end, analyst says
89.3 KPCC
A report Wednesday from the state legislative analyst predicted the state would see more than $4 billion in reserves in the fiscal year ending in 2016. The report also concluded that expiring tax increases "will not necessarily cause a sudden revenue
Analyst: No 'Fiscal Cliff' When Tax Hikes EndCBS Local

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 9:22 pm

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Secret Saudi oil game pushing OPEC members toward fiscal cliff

The kingdom’s move to leave the oil taps open are putting members such as Venezuela and Nigeria in a precarious position

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 12:24 am

Goshen County finances continue to top commissioners’ agenda

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Commissioners paid close attention to revenues and expenses during Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting in an effort to avoid a repeat of last year’s peek over the fiscal cliff.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:11 am

New Sports for Washington Olympics: Fiscal Cliff-Scaling and Logjam Rolling

This triathlon is a tripartite electoral endurance event. First, the political Olympians go head-to-head to see who can raise the most anonymous campaign donations from Super PACs while decrying the damaging role of money in politics. Next, those still standing slug it out in the grueling primary competition which tests their intellectual consistency and moral flexibility since they must often …

Posted on 12 December 2014 | 3:44 pm

Walgreen's Focus On Lowering Internal Costs Will Help Improve Its Bottom Line

Walgreen's Focus On Lowering Internal Costs Will Help Improve Its Bottom Line

Posted on 8 December 2014 | 7:30 pm

‘Drastic steps’ help Lockport retreat from fiscal cliff

The morning drive left frazzled motorists wondering why roads were such a mess. John B. King Jr. was one of the best things to happen to public education in Buffalo in years – maybe decades. He was passionate, not just abou…

Posted on 6 December 2014 | 1:59 am

Uncertainty in Washington creates long list of economic perils

WASHINGTON — As House Republicans mull another round of fiscal brinkmanship with President Barack Obama, a dark cloud is threatening to return to otherwise clearing economic skies: fiscal and political uncertainty.

Posted on 4 December 2014 | 10:27 am

Uncertainty in DC poses list of perils

As more fiscal brinkmanship looms in Congress, the impact on taxes, government programs, and the economy could be severe. The NYT reports.

Posted on 3 December 2014 | 11:34 am

Uncertainty in DC poses list of economic perils

As another round of fiscal brinkmanship looms in Congress, the impact on tax policy, government programs, and the overall economy could be severe.

Posted on 3 December 2014 | 11:29 am

Mitch McConnell's big test

“Does anyone down there know how to do a deal?” drawled the Senate’s top Republican, Mitch McConnell, over the phone to Vice President Joe Biden.

Posted on 30 November 2014 | 5:01 pm

Obama urges for solution to fiscal cliff

U.S President Barack Obama said that the financial market will be adversely affected if lawmakers fa…

Posted on 29 November 2014 | 11:01 am