Latest update: 09/01/2013
Avoiding the cliff edge - but for how long?
After the cliffhanger that was the fiscal cliff in the United States, new episodes of political drama could be coming very soon. A new Congress, with new Senators and new Congressmen - and women - is upon us. But it's hardly a new beginning; observers expect to see a lot more wrangling over the debt ceiling, sequestration, and budget cuts over the coming months.