Congress approves 'fiscal cliff' measure

WASHINGTON — Faced with the prospect of being blamed for blocking a major fiscal agreement, the House Republican leadership on Tuesday moved to bring a measure approved by the Senate in the early morning hours to a vote despite deep objections

WASHINGTON — Legislation to prevent the government from going over the so-called fiscal cliff will also block a $900 automatic pay hike for members of Congress. It's one more reason for lawmakers to vote for the measure

WASHINGTON — Subdued House Republicans Tuesday evening resigned themselves to passing the Senate's "fiscal cliff" bill, backing away from threats earlier in the day to amend the deal with cuts. The GOP called a

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed legislation to block the impact of across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts that make up the fiscal cliff. The vote was an overwhelming 89-8 and came well after midnight

WASHINGTON — Three hours shy of the midnight deadline, the White House and congressional leaders reached a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, several sources confirmed to The Huffington Post. Under the deal