Esme’s Blog: Sequester: The Latest Washington CrisisWashington, it seems, likes to lurch from crisis to crisis. Just weeks ago it was the fiscal cliff, now we have the sequester and the possibility of $85 billion in cuts being phased in, starting March 1.
Talking Points: Rep. John Kline On Debt CeilingIf you think this past week's fiscal cliff deal puts an end to the partisan grid lock in Washington, guess again.
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.
Minn. Great American Think-Off Announces Question The 21st annual Great American Think-Off question seems relevant given the recent national debate over the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Reality Check: Fiscal Cliff Avoided, But Pay Checks Still Shrinking It doesn't seem to be quite the deal that any politician in Washington wanted, but Congress and President Barack Obama did manage to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff.
How Minnesota Delegates Voted On Fiscal Cliff BillAlthough the majority of the Minnesota delegation in the U.S. House and both Senators voted for the measure avoiding the cliff, it was a mixed bag and not necessarily along partisan lines.
Good Question: Why Do We Procrastinate?When the U.S. House voted to approve a bill ending the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that took effect on Jan. 1 -- the so-called fiscal cliff -- they did it with less than 40 hours left in their terms.
Sen. Franken Weighs In On Fiscal Cliff DealSen. Al Franken is glad a compromise was reached to avoid the so-called Fiscal Cliff.
Klobuchar: Cliff Bill Prevents Doubling Of Milk PricesIt looks like milk prices won't be going up. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says the fiscal cliff compromise approved after midnight would extend the farm bill along with current prices for milk.
Lawmakers Reach Apparent Deal To Avoid Fiscal CliffIt appears tax increases across the board in the U.S. will not happen after a bill was passed overnight by the U.S. Senate to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.
Deal Reached On Fiscal Cliff A senior Democratic aide confirms to CBS News there's a deal with Republicans on the fiscal cliff.
House Won't Vote Before Midnight On 'Cliff' DealThe House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
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.
'What Should I Do About The Fiscal Cliff?'Financial advisor Nicole Middendorf, CEO of Prosperwell Financial, says the biggest questions she getting about the upcoming "fiscal cliff" is "should I be doing something?"
State Investment Head Nervously Eyes `Cliff' TalksCount Howard Bicker among those taking careful stock of the sputtering fiscal cliff talks in Washington.