Fiscal Cliff

  • Fiscal cliff bill will help reduce deficit, says US President Barack Obama 02-01-2013 11:28 AM

    He also thanked the Republicans and the Democrats for passing the bill, which means higher tax for the wealthy. ...
  • US fiscal cliff deal reached; Senate likely to vote 01-01-2013 12:15 PM

    The agreement includes a balance of spending cuts and revenue increases to pay for the delay in the automatic spending cuts. ...
  • Connecticut school shooting worst day of my Presidency: Obama 31-12-2012 11:27 AM

    As the year winds down to a close US President Barack Obama has said the school shooting at Newtown, Connecticut, was the worst day of his presidency. ...
  • Will avert fiscal cliff, says US President Barack Obama 15-11-2012 07:54 AM

    Speaking at his first press conference since his re-election, US President Barack Obama said he would save the economy from hurtling down a fiscal cliff. ...
  • US: Barack Obama says fiscal deficit top priority 10-11-2012 09:56 AM

    Flush with re-election vigor, US President Barack Obama took on the fiscal deficit issue calling for the House of Republicans to immediately pass a bill already approved by the Senate that would maintain current tax rates for middle-class Americans, while increasing taxes of wealthier citizens. Obama also said that fiscal...
  • Can President Barack Obama save the US economy? 08-11-2012 11:15 AM

    The Republicans have offered newly re-elected US President Barack Obama a short-term fix to the so called fiscal cliff, but insisted they would not cave in to tax increases to boost revenues. ...