After months of entrenched Republican intransigence and unwillingness to actually, ahem tax the rich, a deal is in the works that could avert millions being denied unemployment benefits and tax increases for the middle class especially.
Tentative Deal Is Reached to Raise Taxes on the Wealthy By JONATHAN WEISMAN-New York Times
The fiscal cliff is nigh; Senators strike deal, House won’t vote By Matt Smith, CNN (VIDEO)
Fiscal cliff deadline to pass as Senate readies for vote. Richard Adams-Guardian U.K.
US Lawmakers Reach deal-AljJazerrah