AP: White House And GOP Reach Deal On...

AP: White House And GOP Reach Deal On Fiscal Cliff

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#1 Dec 31, 2012
Source: TPM

Citing a Senate Democratic aide, the Associated Press is reporting that the White House and GOP have reached a deal on the fiscal cliff. No more details yet.

(more details)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/31/fisc...

A Democratic aide says the White House and congressional Republicans have reached an agreement to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.

The measure would extend Bush-era tax cuts for family incomes below $450,000 and briefly avert across-the-board spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and domestic agencies this week.

Vice President Joe Biden was set to sell the agreement to Senate Democrats at a meeting at the Capitol on Monday night.


Read more: http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/a...

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Breaking News: VP Biden to appear at closed caucus meet of Senate Dems at 9:15 p.m.

CNN:VP Joe Biden will meet with Senate Democrats tonight to discuss a possible fiscal cliff deal, a Democratic source said.

some tweets

RT @mmcauliff: Biden respnds blandly to reporters asking bout progress: I'll tell you in a minute.

More: Biden is on his way to Capitol to explain details of 'fiscal cliff' deal; vote could be held by 10:30 p.m

[email protected]: Biden in the building!”

I am told by Hill/WH sources that Reid and Pelosi have OK'd the Biden-McConnell deal. Two-month sequester delay offset w/revenue & $ cuts
Major Garrett ‏@MajorCBS

Dem official says both Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have signed off on the deal.

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