Monday, November 26, 2012

Fiscal Cliff May Bring About a New Congress

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It looks like we may get that bipartisanship that we all longed for as the fiscal cliff approaches. Republicans are willing to put everything on the table. There is just one condition. They are demanding that Democrats do entitlement reform. It's not clear which party has the most leverage, but neither side wants to prolong the negotiations. The debt ceiling negotiations in the summer of 2011, brought on a serious game of  brinkmanship. Republicans were criticized harshly...[read]