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Senate Passes Bill to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

alphonsejones Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 1:59 PM
so the chitcago twit shows up to claim victory that successful peole in America will be forced to pay more taxes while her lord and savior adds more trillions to the national debt strange how these losers always maintains that losers must be given more as a reward for being a failure in liofe and not that it's any shock, but in America's murder capitol there were at least 9 shootings last night and at least one reported murder great way to start the new year, chitcago

The Senate voted early Tuesday morning 89-8 in favor of the scaled-down bipartisan package that would halt historic tax hikes for many Americans and postpone automatic spending cuts for two months. The bill will now go to the House, which is expected to be back in session at noon today.

The outlines of the deal Mr. McConnell and Mr. Biden worked out included raising tax rates for individuals making more than $400,000 and families with incomes more than $450,000, and extended unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless. It also continued a number of programs from Mr. Obama’s...