Inside Washington Dec. 9, 2012

This week on Inside Washington: The Fiscal Cliff: Is it “Let’s-Make-a-Deal” time? Who has the upper hand?

Conservative Jim DeMint gives up his Senate seat.

The Senate refuses to endorse the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty. Why?

In Syria, concerns about the possible use of chemical weapons. Is it time for military intervention?

Believe it or not, the chattering classes are already talking about the 2016 presidential election.