5:45 a.m. E.T.
New York Times: “Senators to Return With 5 Days Left and No Clear Fiscal Path”
Washington Post: “On ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Obama and Senators Returning to Washington for One Last Attempt at Deal”
Wall Street Journal: “Ex-Prosecutors Use Links To Forge a Path to Politics”
Associated Press: “No Deal In Sight As Deadline for Fiscal Deal Nears”
Politico: “When Will the Right Start Hating Hillary Clinton Again?”
The Hill: “Obama Looks to Retain Upper Hand As ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations Resume”