USA

Obama Meets With Congressional Leaders as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Loomsi
X
December 29, 2012 1:27 AM
U.S. President Barack Obama has met with the top congressional leaders from both political parties and says he is hopeful a deal can still be reached to avert tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff. Across the country, some Americans are feeling anxious and frustrated as the Tuesday deadline approaches. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington.

Obama Meets With Congressional Leaders as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Looms

Published December 28, 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama has met with the top congressional leaders from both political parties and says he is hopeful a deal can still be reached to avert tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff. Across the country, some Americans are feeling anxious and frustrated as the Tuesday deadline approaches. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington.


You May Like

Photogallery Strong Words Start, May End, S. African Xenophobic Attacks

President Jacob Zuma publicly condemned rise in attacks on foreign nationals but critics say leadership has been less than welcoming to foreign residents More

Video Family Waits to Hear Charges Against Reporter Jailed in Iran

Reports in Iran say Jason Rezaian has been charged with espionage, but brother tells VOA indictment has not been made public More

Video Overwhelmed by Migrants, Italy Mulls Action to Stabilize Libya

Amnesty International says multinational concerted humanitarian effort must be enacted to address crisis; decrepit boats continue to bring thousands of new arrivals daily More