The Republican Party seems as divided and angry as ever.
2012 is over. Time seems to slip through my fingers like sand.
At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
In an interview with WBZ’s Jon Keller, she was excited, skeptical and emotional about beginning her tenure.
Congressman Keating was one of the few members who didn’t bolt Washington after the vote, an exodus that included the president returning to Hawaii to resume his vacation.
With the fiscal cliff averted, many people making less than $400,000 and couples making less than $450,000 thought their taxes wouldn’t be going up. That’s not entirely true.
A bill to avoid the fiscal cliff is now heading to the president’s desk
The House of Representatives will not vote tonight on any potential deal to avert the fiscal cliff, according to CBS News, and the nation will go over the cliff at midnight.
If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.
As easy as it is to mock Washington, aren’t they just reflecting our own confusion, polarization, and conflicting demands right back at us?