Analysis: Why the Fiscal Cliff Proves Congress Is Dysfunctional

With just hours until the deadline, President Barack Obama and Congress remain at an impasse on how to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff," which would trigger a series of tax hikes and spending cuts that threaten to damage the economy. The fiscal cliff is just the latest example of how dysfunction in Congress has made it much too difficult to address the nation's most pressing issues. Last year, for example, the nation suffered a credit downgrade after a struggle to agree to raise the debt...Full Story
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