fiscal cliff

Paul Ryan

Opinion: Over The Cliff

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.

01/04/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show….She’s on Fire For 2013!

Happy New Year! The Mo Ivory Show is back for 2013 and ready to fire up great conversation and bold topics. First day back and Mo hasn’t skipped a beat. President Obama stood his ground […]

WAOK-AM–01/02/2013

Grover Norquist

Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal Cliff

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.

12/31/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on ongoing 'fiscal cliff' negotiations with Republican members of Congress. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ga. Senators Still Optimistic About Fiscal Deal

House Republicans failed to advance fiscal cliff negotiations this week, seemingly putting responsibility for any budget and tax deal back on President Barack Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate.

12/23/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk’s “Hard Truth” About The Fiscal Cliff

As President Obama’s principal trade adviser, The former mayor of Dallas, TX is on a mission to inform local businesses and local city legislator on strengthening the Georgia economy through exports. He also discussed President […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2012

Barack Obama (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Counter Offer

Republicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.

12/10/2012

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Fiscal Cliff for African Americans

African Americans are faced with two fiscal cliffs in this recovering financial environment. African Americans have decades of civil rights laws and federal anti-discriminating lending statutes and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) that should protect […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

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