"I don't know time-wise how it can happen now," Reid, D-
"Democrats can't put together a plan on their own because, without participation of Leader McConnell and Speaker Boehner, nothing can happen on the fiscal cliff. And so far, they are radio silent," he said.
The two sides are locked in a stalemate as they try to prevent more than
"We are here in
The House passed a bill in August that would extend the expiring tax cuts for all income levels, and another bill
"When they do, members on both sides of the aisle will review the legislation and make decisions on how best to proceed," Stewart said.
Typically, that would be enough for two months. Geithner didn't set a specific deadline because of the lack of certainty about tax rates and spending.
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