A US Senate-backed deal [by a vote of 89-8] to stave off a "fiscal cliff" of drastic taxation and spending measures has passed to the House of Representatives.
President Barack Obama has urged the House to pass the bill "without delay".
However, several representatives have spoken out against it, with one calling it "bad for America".
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Filed under: * Economics, Politics Economy Taxes The U.S. Government Budget Medicare Social Security Politics in General House of Representatives Office of the President President Barack Obama Senate
Posted January 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm
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