Michael Bloomberg on the fiscal cliff, Ezra Klein on conservative fiscal policies, Amy Davidson on Antonin Scalia, Michael Mazza on North Korea, and Xu Zhiyong on Tibet.
Ezra Klein on the GOP's fiscal compromise, Maureen Dowd on the Democrats' cliff surprise, Amy Davidson on future fiscal fights, Anuradha Roy on rape in India, and Shashank Joshi on Pakistan's nuclear weapons.
The Congressional Budget Office warns that the scheduled tax increases and spending cuts slated for next year affectionately known as "the fiscal cliff" would in fact lead to a recession, according to their newly released analysis.
Perry campaigns against the 2009 law now, but Texas used the money anyway
David Camp, Republican member of the debt super committee, says "everything's on the table"
The town hall comments come after new revenue was blocked from the debt deal
Virtually identical headlines have been running for nearly two years
The long dispute hurt Democrats as they look toward 2012
McConnell wanted to protect Boehner as he and Biden worked out a plan
The Russian prime minister and the American public can agree on Washington
Comes out against a plan at the exact moment it finally looks likely to pass
Now leaders must get reluctant House Republicans and Democrats to vote for it
He can get the bill through the House only if he makes it impossible to pass in the Senate
He says time is running out, and turns to the Senate for a last-minute plan
Four days until debt deadline and the Senate needs at least three days to pass a bill
The only bill that can pass the House will be so conservative it'll scare off some Republican senators
The House votes on his debt plan Thursday but the Senate promises to reject it
Boehner demands Republicans "get your asses in line"
Their fear of helping Obama is weighing against their fear of economic catastrophe
Democrats are hoping GOP disunity will help them pass their own debt ceiling plan
Pundits puzzle over what, exactly, either of them were trying to accomplish in their speeches
The GOP and Obama are both trying to sell a deal to their parties
Did the anti-tax crusader really open the door to letting the Bush tax cuts expire?
Traders don't expect a U.S. default, but don't really know what'll happen if it does
Eight freshmen House members gathered last night to talk about the debt limit
We cannot avert bankruptcy because we're heading for bankruptcy
As senators congratulate themselves on a debt deal, the House remains skeptical
Cites "progress" made in the "11th hour" of debt negotiations
Republicans don't want to vote for a debt ceiling plan that has a chance of passing
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell are working to avoid default
Pretty much everyone agrees: crisis. But the details are interesting
Cantor makes a bad negotiating partner but a great enemy for Democrats
Curious priorities in selecting which bureaucracies to keep open amid government shutdown
An exchange from yesterday's debt limit negotiations does not bode well for a deal
Democrats--not to mention voters--don't want to change the program
Agency would drop rating from triple-A to D
As negotiations falter, senators look closely at the 14th Amendment
The Treasury Department says the government is still headed for default on Aug. 2
Boehner says deadline to raise debt ceiling is "artificial" as Kyl says the date is flexible
Debt ceiling talks break down; Republicans push forward with their Libya resolution
What's really going on? Maybe Cantor doesn't want to be the one raising taxes
Obama advisers see payroll tax cut as one way to get a hiring stimulus past the GOP
His economic platform proposes a "Google Test" to get rid of government services
Republicans in Congress aren't eager to either criticize or vote for the proposal
Republican walks out of budget talks over demands for entitlement reforms
NBC's First Read thinks so, and Nikki Haley's comments might support the theory
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