December 14th, 2012
07:41 AM ET

Friday's live events

The talk in Washington is all about the "fiscal cliff" and what the president and Congress need to do to avoid it.  Watch Live for continuing coverage of the fiscal cliff debate.

Today's programming highlights...

12:30 pm ET - White House briefing - The fiscal cliff crisis, Susan Rice's decision and North Korea will likely dominate Press Secretary Jay Carney's briefing with White House reporters. Live is your home for breaking news as it happens.


Filed under: Budget • Economy • Finance • On today • Politics • Taxes
soundoff (32 Responses)
  1. chrissy

    The whole problem is no one wants to budge one inch. Especially if it affects their own pockets.

    December 14, 2012 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mary

    @ saywhat, With this donation, it is clear the train has sped up to the *end*. Maybe my take is wrong, and it could be. It was nice as always talking to you sir. I will be gone for another extended period of time to tend to personal matters.
    Until we chat again my friend. Mary 🙂

    December 14, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Agree@chrissy on both accounts.
    Thanks@Mary. Will miss you & good luck with tackling your personal matters.

    December 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    Also, tho i know its rather late to answer your question, but this was my lst opportunity, OBAMA was the one who wanted to stop giving tax breaks to the companies outsourcing jobs! Your party wont even consider it! Why is that do you suppose??

    December 14, 2012 at 11:43 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    And it was good seeing you here @ Mary! I had been worried about you for quite some time aftes storm sandy so good to see you are ok.

    December 15, 2012 at 9:32 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    TO ALL OF YOU WHO THINK YOUR CONGRESS IS TRYING TO BRING DOWN THE DEFICIT, here are some facts for you to ponder! The recent $60.4 bil spending bill to bring help to the hardest hit communities of hurricane sandy includes many pet projects! They are (tbc)

    December 15, 2012 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    $2 mil for roof restoration of the smithsonion that pre-dates Sandy, $4l mil request at 8 military bases, including Gitmo Bay,Cuba, $4 mil repair job at Kennedy Space Ctr, Fla, $l50 mil for fisheries in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico, and $l25 mil for (cont)

    December 15, 2012 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    the Dept of Agriculture program in Colorado, to help cope with summer wildfires! So those of you questioning Obamacare, now you have a little bit of an idea how that blew to maximum proportions! And if you dont youre just dense!

    December 15, 2012 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  9. saywhat

    Good morning @chrissy.
    This Congress has failed us & failed us proper. Self serving, catering to lobbies and special interests. The mind set is entrenched and we the public without a recourse.

    December 15, 2012 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    Have a good one.

    December 15, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    Ty @ saywhat, and good afternoon to you also, assuming this post wont be blocked as the past several have been.

    December 15, 2012 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    Lol i did answer but as with most of my posts they are deleted or blocked. And all ur team is doing is spend, spend, spend!

    December 16, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
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