WASHINGTON (AP) – A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts grew perilously near.
NEW YORK (AP) – With a record-breaking 20 female senators elected to serve in the next Congress, ABC News’ Diane Sawyer gathered 19 of them for an interview that will air early next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney’s transition team is quietly talking with government officials and Capitol Hill to develop a plan, if he’s elected, to prevent massive cuts to the defense budget and extend tax cuts […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill are likely to ensure a smooth flow of disaster aid in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Congressional aides are working quietly on a six-month government funding bill […]
(AP) – President Barack Obama is directing the Agriculture Department to authorize an additional $30 million to help crop and livestock producers in drought-stricken areas of the U.S. The spending does not require congressional approval, […]