With 27 days until billions in tax increases and across-the-board spending cuts, Washington seems to be nowhere close to a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.
McClintock: We cannot afford an impasse
OutFront tonight: Republican Congressman Tom McClintock discusses the fiscal cliff.
Sources tell CNN the United States is huddling with allies on what a chemical attack by Syria's Bashar al Assad would look like and there are reports that Assad maybe looking for asylum in Latin America.
CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Republicans continue to examine their loss for the White House and control of the Senate - focusing particularly on the loss of minority and young voters.
Some members of the GOP are pushing for former Republican congressman J.C. Watts to run for party chairman. However, many in the party are not too keen on his nomination.
J.C. Watts as RNC Chairman? Republicans say no way
An influential RNC member tells CNN's Peter Hamby, "He'd have no prayer."
OutFront tonight: Fmr. Republican Congressman J.C. Watts.
A new ABC News Washington Post poll released Wednesday say 57% of all Americans support Hillary Clinton's run for president in 2016. Clinton has said she won't run for president.
Those poll numbers look good, but what are her weaknesses if she runs?
OutFront tonight: CNN Contributors David Frum and Donna Brazile. FULL POST
Would it be the end of the world if Washington failed to reach a deal to stop the more than half a billion dollars in spending cuts and tax increases from going into effect?
Some lawmakers, pundits and politicians say no - there's time to get it down in January.
But, does that theory have holes?
CNN Money's Jeanne Sahadi is OutFront in tonight's OutTake.
Erin Burnett OutFront airs weeknights at 7 p.m. ET. Designed to showcase Erin's unique style--casual, smart, and confident--OutFront stays ahead of the headlines, delivering a show that's in-depth and informative.
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