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Conservative Groups Lining Up Against McConnell-Biden Fiscal Cliff Plan

S.17 Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 4:56 PM
"98% of the country was spared the tax increase and the economy was spared a down turn in the economy" How do you figure the economy was spared a down turn?
Just two hours into 2013, the Senate held an emergency roll call vote on a fiscal cliff plan concocted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden. The legislation passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 89-8, but key fiscal conservatives stalwarts like Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and Marco Rubio lined up in opposition.

As the legislation moves to the House, conservative groups have begun to take stands, with key players urging legislators to vote no. FreedomWorks, Club for Growth and Heritage Action - the Heritage Foundation's sister advocacy organization - have all issued "key...