Mitch Mcconnell

  • US: Barack Obama, lawmakers to discuss fiscal cliff December 28, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama and lawmakers are launching a last-chance round of budget talks days before a New Year's deadline to reach a deal or watch the economy go off a "fiscal cliff." Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet congressional leaders from both parties at the White House...
  • Obama to cut vacation short to deal with fiscal crisis December 26, 2012

    Honolulu: President Barack Obama is cutting short his Hawaiian holiday to leave for Washington on December 26 to address the unfinished "fiscal cliff" negotiations with Congress, the White House said on December 20. As the clock ticks toward a January 1 deadline, efforts to avert a sharp rise in taxes...