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Boehner Forces Fiscal Cliff Deal Through House

Crankshaft101 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 11:00 AM
Learn to pick your battles. Bigger fights just around the corner with the battle to come over budget funding. We're using our heads and this is about all we can do right now.
The Sloandog Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 11:08 AM
There will be no battle ,the same players will vote the same way. Only an economic melt down will change the game.
Less than 24 hours after the Senate passed compromise legislation worked out by Mitch McConnell and Joe Biden to restore most of the tax cuts that lapsed on January 1, John Boehner brought it to the House floor, where it passed on the strength of Democrat votes.

The fiscal cliff legislation doesn't address some of the most important issues that are components of the cliff - the government spending sequester cuts, for example, and the debt ceiling - but the tax cuts were by far the largest issue that needed to be dealt with. As a compromise, tax rates will...