Speaker of the House John Boehner looks on as President Barack Obama meets with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff.
Speaker of the House John Boehner looks on as President Barack Obama meets with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff. Abaca Press/MCT
Speaker of the House John Boehner looks on as President Barack Obama meets with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders on the fiscal cliff. Abaca Press/MCT

Obama, Speaker John Boehner edge toward deal on federal budget

December 18, 2012 2:07 PM