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.
'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Brings Some Relief To Calif.The deal in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff" will bring a reprieve to California's slowly rebounding economy, but uncertainty remains in part because Congress delayed action on federal spending cuts.
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.
LA Faces $22M Budget Shortfall If ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Isn’t ReachedLos Angeles could face at least a $22 million shortfall if a deal isn’t reached in Congress by Tuesday to avoid the “fiscal cliff," according to the city’s top budget analyst.
Looming 'Fiscal Cliff' A Growing Concern Among Holiday Shoppers In SoCalEven on Christmas Eve, the U.S. economy is moving closer and closer to the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Calif. Jobless Rate Dips Below Double-Digits; 1st Time Since '09For the first time since 2009, the unemployment rate in California has fallen below 10 percent.
Opinion: GOP Too ExtremeMore than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.
What's With Obama's Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.
Opinion: The Counter OfferRepublicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker 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.
Opinion: My2KObama 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.