Originally posted on CBS New York:
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — We are now just a handful of days away from perhaps going over the so-called “fiscal cliff.”
But as much as it’s striking fear in the hearts of Americans, it doesn’t appear to be causing the same worries for Washington lawmakers, CBS 2′s Steve Langford reported on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama was to return to Washington on Thursday after cutting short his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. The Senate will be in session. But so far the House of Representatives has no plans to meet.