That’s No Cliff: Clocking Out

It’s not a “fiscal cliff.” It’s an “austerity bomb.”

Progressive groups get ready to put the pressure on Obama to protect Social Security and Medicare.

350 economists come together to say we should be pushing for investment in jobs, not austerity.

We also shouldn’t let extended unemployment insurance expire.

Game over for Grover Norquist?

The end of trickle-down economics?

Nancy Pelosi stays on for another term as Democratic leader–and that’s a good thing.

Rolling jubilee: The latest bright idea from Occupy activists.

Interactive feature: Meet the new members of Congress.

And finally, the phone call that shows why we’re really, really glad that Mitt Romney won’t be in the White House for the next four years.