The people who are here with me today, the people who are watching at home, they need our leaders in Congress to succeed. They need us to all stay focused on them.
They expect our leaders to succeed on their behalf and so do I, so keep the pressure on over the next twelve hours or so and let's see if we can get this thing done.
America's financial crisis has been averted, not solved. We've had the fiscal cliff. Now get ready for the debt abyss.
Democrats and Republicans have so far failed to agree on an alternative plan to the tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 1.