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

Budget cliffhanger: talks drag into final hours

December 30, 2012 3:33 PM