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Little hope for compromise on economy

President Obama has invited Republicans and Democrats to discuss how “to move the American people’s agenda forward,” but analyst Fareed Zakaria says he sees little prospect the two sides will reach a compromise on key economic issues. Read the full story from CNN
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Election may be over but divided government remains

Barely an hour after President Barack Obama invited congressional Republicans to post-election talks to work together on major issues, the Senate’s GOP leader had a blunt message: His party’s main goal is denying Obama re-election. In a sign that combat and the 2012 elections rather than compromise could mark the next two years, Sen. Mitch McConnell on Thursday called for Senate votes to repeal or erode Obama’s signature health care law, to cut spending and to shrink government. “The only way to do all these things it is to put someone in the White House who won’t veto any of
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