U.S.: Deal Reached to Avert 'Fiscal Cliff'

The White House and top Republicans have struck a deal to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff".Elad Benari, 1/1/2013, 5:13 AM

Obama: Hours Before Deadline, Fiscal Cliff Deal In Sight

There are still issues left to resolve, but we're hopeful that Congress can get it done," Obama said hours before the deadline. , 12/31/2012, 10:17 PM

Obama in First Post-Election Speech: Tax Must Rise for the Rich

In his first speech since being re-elected this week, U.S. President Barack Obama claims a mandate to raise taxes on the rich.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/9/2012, 10:00 PM

Disappointing Job Totals May Force Obama Into Negative Campaign

Observers in both parties believe that May's disappointing job figures prevent Obama from running on his record. Romney campaign reacts.Amiel Ungar, 6/3/2012, 6:26 PM