Fiscal cliff deal also included plenty of perks for special interests

The "fiscal cliff" deal gives middle-class Americans just such a permanent tax break. Obama and Congress have made the Bush tax cuts — which have been temporary since 2001 — permanent for couples' income below $450,000 and individuals' income

Those hunting for a bit of good news in the fiscal cliff deal can look to a provision repealing a long-term care program attached to ObamaCare. When the.

More disputes, and more disruptive ones to the economy, loom despite the fiscal-cliff settlement, an economist writes.

The fiscal cliff deal reached on Tuesday reflects a depressing new routine in Washington, DC: the federal government lurching from crisis to crisis as basic budget measures are approved only after bitter, down-to-the-wire

More disputes, and more disruptive ones to the economy, loom despite the fiscal-cliff settlement, an economist writes.