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House to vote on "fiscal cliff" tonight
CBS News, by Stephanie Condon

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/1/2013 8:41:01 PM

The House will hold a straight vote on the "fiscal cliff" bill passed by the Senate overnight - a major step in finally averting several effects of the "cliff." If the bill passes the House, it moves on to President Obama for his signature, ending weeks of fighting about how to deal with the tax hikes and spending cuts that began hitting the country today. It wasn´t easy getting to this point today in the House. After meeting with the Republican conference and listening to members´ concerns, House Speaker John Boehner presented them with two options, a GOP leadership aide said:

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Once again, like 0bama fashion, ram through a bill of such untold consequences, while the GOP [in control of the House], cry like little girls and pull their skirt over their heads.

Shameful.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/1/2013 9:09:44 PM     (No. 9093799)

Vote it down. Up yours Obama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/1/2013 9:20:11 PM     (No. 9093818)

Already sent an email to my rep. I will not vote for him again if he votes in favor of this legislation.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 1/1/2013 9:33:12 PM     (No. 9093843)

Reid already said if any changes are made to the Senate bill , he will not bring it to the floor.
And tomorrow after the stock markets tank and everyone´s taxes go up - House Republicans are left holding the bag.
Much to the glee of Obama and the Democrats.
That sounds like a plan.
Thursday at noon, the 113th Congress is sworn in, with a slimmer Republican majority in the House.
And a larger Democrat majority in the Senate.
Holding out until Obama and Reid break down and
agree with the Tea Party is..never...going ... to happen.
If Republicans controlled all 3 branches , this would be an entirely different situation and conversation.

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