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Obama Warns Against 'Dangerous Game' Over Economy

Obama warned Republicans against playing a "dangerous game" with the economy in the newest battle over the national debt ceiling.

Obama Warns Against 'Dangerous Game' Over Fiscal Cliff

World Markets Boost as US Avoids Fiscal Cliff

World markets soared after a tense New Year break, relieved after US lawmakers agreed a last-minute deal to avert massive tax hikes.

World Markets Get Boost as US Avoids Fiscal Cliff

US Climbs Back Up Fiscal Cliff – Until Next Time

Congress finally climbed back on the fiscal cliff after falling off, but it may not be the last time the US visits the virtual precipice.

US Climbs Back Up Fiscal Cliff – Until Next Time

House Balks at Endorsing Fiscal Cliff Deal

Republicans angry that fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on the rich but does nothing to cut social programs that swell the deficit.

House Balks at Endorsing Fiscal Cliff Deal

Cliff Deal Passes Senate Overnight

A deal to patch up the US's fiscal crisis will be taken up by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled House after passing in the Senate.

Cliff Deal Passes Senate Overnight, Onto Republican House

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".

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

U.S. to Miss Fiscal Cliff Deadline

U.S. lawmakers miss their deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff come close a deal to ease the worst impact of the crisis.

U.S. to Miss Fiscal Cliff Deadline

Obama: 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.

Obama: Hours Before Deadline, Fiscal Cliff Deal In Sight

Last Minute Fiscal Cliff Talks Stall

Senate Republican minority leader Mitch McConnell warns that solution to avoid "fiscal cliff" is still far from being reached.

Last Minute Fiscal Cliff Talks Stall

Obama Blames Republicans for Fiscal Cliff Crisis

The US President blamed the fiscal cliff crisis on the Republicans for their refusal to raise taxes on the rich.

Obama Blames Republicans for Fiscal Cliff Crisis

Obama Cuts Holiday Short to Deal with Economy

Despite weeks of negotiations, Obama has yet to reach a budget deal with congressional Republicans to slash the deficit.

Obama Cuts Holiday Short to Deal with Fiscal Cliff

Democrats and Republicans Trade Blame

With just over a week to go before automatic and massive spending cuts and tax increases are due to kick in, lawmakers can't reach agreement

Democrats and Republicans Trade Blame over Fiscal Cliff