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President Obama speaks with Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council, in the Oval Office after passage late Tuesday of the fiscal cliff deal. All but four Texas Republicans in the U.S. voted against the deal that ended the fiscal
Select a date range Create a custom date range From Times Staff The House gave final approval to a bill to rescind tax increases for the vast majority of Americans but only after a day of closed-door debate among Republicans who were forced to allow
If you want breaking news sent to your email just click here. The House of Representatives will hold a straight vote on the Fiscal Cliff Bill passed by the Senate late last night - anytime now. The House of Representatives will hold a straight vote
Senators were only given the actual text of the 157-page bill without any official projections of its costs at 1:36 a.m., just six minutes before the vote," Lee said in a statement. "Everything about this bill was a failure: what Congress did, how
Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo, said Tuesday he is supporting the fiscal crisis bill approved in the wee hours of the New Year by the U.S...Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo The other four members of Iowa's House delegation were mum on whether they would
Minnesota's two Democratic senators cast yes votes on the late-night fiscal cliff agreement, which passed 89-8. Sen. Al Franken, who faces reelection next year, expressed reservations about the reach of the deal in reducing debt and helping farmers.
Today the Fiscal Cliff debate moves to the House of Representatives. The Senate overwhelmingly passed the deal late last night (around 2 AM). While passage is expected in The House, there is A LOT of conservative frustration with the fact that A)
The Senate did its part, so will the House follow suit today and pass a fiscal cliff package?...House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office says there's no decision yet on whether the House will vote today on the fiscal cliff deal passed by the Senate.
The Record Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., joined in the Senate's 89-8 vote Tuesday morning on a package of tax cuts and a delay in automatic spending cuts to avertthe fiscal cliff. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who is recovering from flu, missed the vote.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called Senate’s decision to agreement on the fiscal cliff, "the right thing to do for our country." He was responding to critics of the new legislation reached early Tuesday morning and