House relents; ‘fiscal cliff’ averted
Automatic spending cuts postponed
Posted: January 2, 2013 at 12:04 a.m.
Congress approved a plan to end Washington’s long drama over the “fiscal cliff” late Tuesday after enough House Republicans surrendered to President Barack Obama’s demand to let taxes rise on the nation’s highest-earning households.
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