Does the “Fiscal Cliff” await us? As of right now, looks like it could be. But there could still be an 11th hour deal. We’ll post updates here for tonight . . . Developing….
— The Hill (@thehill) December 31, 2012
Reid said he hopes a deal might be reached by 11am tomorrow.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) December 30, 2012
Senate calls it a day. In recess until 11AM Monday. Last time Congress in session on New Year's Eve was 1970. .
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) December 31, 2012
So, the House GOP has a conference soon, but there is no deal to discuss. Only food, gallows humor, and rumors.
— Robert Costa (@costareports) December 30, 2012
Reid: I was really gratified to hear the Republicans have taken their demand for Social Security benefit cuts off the table. #fiscalcliff
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) December 30, 2012
I'm incredibly disappointed we cannot seem to find common ground. I think we're going over the cliff.
— Lindsey Graham (@GrahamBlog) December 30, 2012
Reid says Senate will meet again Monday at 11 but did not say what it would vote on. #cliff
— WSJ Budget Battle (@WSJBudgetBattle) December 30, 2012
Dems want fiscal cliff deal that raises taxes to pay for new spending. How does that reduce the deficit? Time for them to get serious.
— Senator John Thune (@SenJohnThune) December 30, 2012