Fiscal cliff talks constructive (Córdoba) - Leaving the White House after a meeting aimed to avoid the 'fiscal cliff, US congressional leaders said the discussions were "constructive" and a framework was set. So, all sides seem open to a deal.

While House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said they should have a goal to avert the cliff by Christmas, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner both said Republicans were willing to put revenue on the table, as long as that's coupled with significant spending cuts, to reach a deal.

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said they are moving forward on a plan and that the meeting was very constructive.