fiscal cliff

Washington’s Next Fiscal Battle Q+A
President Barack Obama had a clear political edge in his fight with Republicans over the fiscal cliff, and used it to his advantage. In the upcoming battle over federal borrowing and spending, the leverage will be more evenly divided and the outcome less predictable.
House Approves Sandy Aid
The House has overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy.
Chris Christie Rips Boehner For Scrapping Sandy Vote
Late yesterday afternoon, members of the New Jersey and New York congressional delegation announced that Republican House Speaker John Boehner has scheduled a vote on a $9 billion flood insurance bill tomorrow and vote on a $51 billion Sandy Relief package January 15th.

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