Congress is due to return today following the election with just seven weeks left to broker a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Congress is due to return today following the election with just seven weeks left to broker a deal over the fiscal cliff and avert $600B in automatic spending cuts and tax hikes. Democrats want to raise taxes for the rich but the GOP doesn't, although some senior Republicans have expressed a willingness to consider increasing revenues by eliminating tax loopholes.