A source says talks resume between staff members on both sides as more Republicans acknowledge President Obama's advantage in the talks. Both sides agree the wealthy will pay more next year.
The Republican Senator from South Carolina will resign from his Senate seat December 31st to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, his office announced Thursday.
Egypt's president didn't back off the edict he issued ahead of a constitutional referendum. Mohamed Morsy's words further enraged protesters on the streets of Cairo Thursday.
A new report finds the U.S. birth rate has dropped to its lowest level on record, led by a dramatic decline in births among immigrant women.
Administration suggests $1.6 trillion in tax increases, Republicans say. Treasury Secretary Geithner meets with congressional leaders, while House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama must get serious on the issue.
Thursday's vote was 138 delegates in favor, nine against and 41 abstentions at the United Nations. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon supports the new status, which elevates their non-member status from "observer entity" to "observer state." The United States and Israel remain opposed.
Conservatives including House Speaker John Boehner rejected Rep. Tom Cole's proposal that his Republican colleagues agree to immediately renew middle-class tax cuts. The Oklahoma Republican says major issues should be worked out in the debate next year.