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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Facing the fiscal cliff, Obama can't back down again

    Facing the fiscal cliff, Obama can't back down again
    As official Washington nervously ponders the approaching fiscal cliff and the potential economic chaos it entails, President Barack Obama faces a precipice of his own in the challenge of making use of his re-election victory. Unless he emerges from...
  • Report shifts sequestration focus to federal contractors

    A study released Monday by a leading federal employees union finds government agencies could realize as much as 90 percent of the money they would need to save under massive budget cuts from contractors -- sparing federal workers. The study, written...
  • The hoax of austerity economics

    The hoax of austerity economics
    We are in the most anemic recovery in modern history. The president is talking about boosting the economy and rebuilding the middle class, but Washington isn't doing squat. In fact, apart from the Fed -- which continues to hold down interest rates in...
  • Obama to Congress: Get it done

    Obama to Congress: Get it done
    The first State of the Union address of President Barack Obama's second term offered a list of new initiatives if not new ideas. Mr. Obama focused on improving the economic lot of the middle class, reforming the nation's immigration system, addressing...
  • Harford school system facing its own budgetary fiscal cliff

    Harford school system facing its own budgetary fiscal cliff
    While Harford County Public Schools' operating funds are currently in balance, school officials are concerned that might not be the case in the coming years as the school system's unbudgeted fund balance dips to dangerously low levels. Jim Jewell,...
  • Don't count Biden out in 2016

    Don't count Biden out in 2016
    As the second Obama term gets underway, much is being said and written about the president finally emerging as a tougher, stronger Democrat in the liberal mold of past party greats. His second inaugural address pressed Republicans in Congress to accept...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 23 percent increase in earnings in 4th quarter

    T. Rowe Price reports 23 percent increase in earnings in 4th quarter
    T. Rowe Price Group on Tuesday reported a $232 million profit for the fourth quarter, a 23 percent increase from a year earlier. The Baltimore-based investment firm earned 88 cents a share for the quarter ended Dec. 31. That's up from 73 cents a share a...
  • O'Malley takes a bow

    O'Malley takes a bow
    As Muhammad Ali once observed, "It's not bragging if you can back it up." Thus, even his most caustic critics will have to concede that Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State address may have been the most heavily footnoted piece of braggadocio in...
  • O'Malley touts Maryland's fight against climate change

    O'Malley touts Maryland's fight against climate change
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has urged President Obama to look to Maryland as a model for how government can fight climate change, while also appealing for federal help in his own quest to get wind turbines built off Ocean City. In a letter released Thursday...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats to meet in Annapolis

    U.S. Senate Democrats will hold their annual retreat beginning Tuesday in Annapolis, giving lawmakers a chance to strategize about gun control, immigration and the latest fiscal crisis. The meeting, which will end with a closed-door address Wednesday by...
  • Brain-lock inside the Beltway

    Brain-lock inside the Beltway
    It's at times like this I'm ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway. Well, that's probably not specific enough since I'm usually ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway. Still, the second you try to explain the stupidity of this "fiscal cliff"...
  • Hope, cynicism run high for second Obama term

    Hope, cynicism run high for second Obama term
    — Four years after he rode into the White House on a message of change, President Barack Obama is set to begin his second term Monday amid lowered expectations and a sense that his re-election has done little to alter the nation's fractured...