Congress and the White House have about two months to come up with a plan to avoid deep across-the-board spending cuts, raise the debt limit and agree on how to fund government programs. What's next for the nation's finances and what it means for you.
Congress passed new tax and spending legislation late last night to avert the fiscal cliff. Analysis of new law and prospects for compromise on other key issues including gun control, immigration and U.S. energy policy.
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