Nation avoids going over 'Fiscal Cliff' with last minute tax package deal

January 4, 2013   // 0 Comments

Article courtesy of Washington (AP) — A weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid the economy-threatening “fiscal cliff” of middle-class tax increases and across-the-board spending cuts hours before financial markets reopen after the New Year’s holiday. The bill’s passage on a 257-167 vote late Tuesday night in the House of Representatives sealed a hard-won polit...

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