Given the last couple of years of brinkmanship, chest-thumping and ultimatum-giving, the fact that both Democrats and Republicans are acting downright reasonable in the fiscal cliff negotiations is shocking.
Conversations with those on Capitol Hill, indicate this is not just an act. The election -- and the debt ceiling disaster -- actually has shaped behavior.
One high-level House Democratic insider told ABC News Political Director Amy Walter: "Everyone learned their lessons. Look like you're...Full Story