Senate bill stops many tax hikes, but leaves big issues pending

Let's say I gave you three pieces of information about the U.S. economy. First, we have a terrible unemployment problem that's not solving itself anytime soon. Second, we're running big deficits that we expect will become unsustainable in the coming

The 11th-hour deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff preserved billions of dollars in corporate tax giveaways even as it slashed take-home pay for millions of American workers.

The 11th-hour deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff preserved billions of dollars in corporate tax giveaways even as it slashed take-home pay for millions of American workers.

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.

WASHINGTON — A day late and trillions of dollars short, Congress passed a hard-won deal to ease large portions of the "fiscal cliff." The nation started sliding down that cliff on New Year's Day, after lawmakers dithered for