How 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Hit the Wall

online.wsj.com — Negotiations for a big deficit-reduction deal essentially broke down Monday afternoon in the office of House Speaker John Boehner as he told his lieutenants he was thinking about a pared-down backup plan, and one by one they said they preferred that 'Plan B'--the plan that collapsed Thursday night.
RT @coopeydoop: "You're asking me to accept Mitt Romney's tax plan. Why would I do that?" Good question t.co/JAbQ25qY