8 Senators Rejected Cliff Deal

3 Democrats, 5 Republicans said no to bipartisan plan

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 1, 2013 6:40 AM CST | Updated Jan 1, 2013 7:55 AM CST

(Newser) – A deal to neutralize the fiscal cliff cruised through the Senate 89-8 in a late-night session and is headed for the House, whose session today begins at noon. The deal contains the first federal income tax hike in nearly 20 years, but the eight refuseniks...   Read full story »


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