Obama’s political victory: Getting the GOP to break its tax pledge is “One of the most consequential policy achievements of the last couple of decades.”
Breitbart: “a 41:1 ratio of tax increases to spending cuts.”
Tax increase for 77% of Americans.
Senate roll call vote. 89 vote yes, 8 vote no.
CNS News: “Senators Got 154-Page ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill 3 Minutes Before Voting on It”
All Kansas US House members vote “no.”
Sen. Rand Paul votes no: “The deal will do absolutely nothing to save this country.”
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet (CO) votes “no” - “because the deal did not have meaningful deficit reduction.”
Video, Charles Krauthammer: The House Has Been “Neutered” By Obama
Corporate subsidies in bill – algae, movie studios - Tim Carney at The W ashington Examiner.
Paul Ryan votes “yes.” Erick Erickson: “…he’s not really a leader. He’s more a follower of leaders.”
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