Obama calls lawmakers for talks in effort to reach fiscal cliff breakthrough

The House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, in a statement called on the House Republican leadership to call the House back into session to get to work.

Let`s resolve fiscal fight: Obama to lawmakers

President Barack Obama appealed for cooperation and compromise from US congressional leaders, saying that surmounting the so-called fiscal cliff at year`s end is "urgent business."

US Congressional leaders meet Dalai Lama, back Tibetan cause

Top Congressional leaders on Wednesday met Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, reaffirming their support to the Tibetan cause.