Cheat Sheet: November 14, 2012

Obama addresses nation regarding Petraeus affair, fiscal cliff in presser

President Obama appeared Wednesday afternoon to re-emphasize his stance on the looming fiscal cliff, arguing that Bush-era tax cuts should be extended for the middle class, but not for the nation's wealthiest. He urged Congress to take action on the looming fiscal cliff bhuge tax hikes and spending cuts hit at the end of the year. Additionally, Obama took questions on the candal that prompted CIA Director David Petraeus to resign last week. Obama said there is "no evidence" of a national security breach during Petraeus' affair with biographer Paula Broadwell. (Source)

Pelosi will remain House minority leader

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) confirmed in a news conference that she will remain leader of the Democratic caucus for at least two more years. (Source)

Teens convincted of racing crash

Judges have convicted two teens charged with racing after a September crash that seriously injured two passengers. The crash occurred Sept. 9 on Lynnhaven Parkway as Joseph B. Fisher III raced the 17-year-old driver of a Chevrolet Camaro. The Camaro’s driver lost control of the car, crashing into a tree and seriously injuring two passengers who were ejected from the vehicle. Both victims were present for the hearing wearing neck braces. (Source)

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