Adding to the pressure on the House [to pass the bill], the deal had been cut by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Republican leader[...]
tax raising? you tinhatter, our government would never lie to us, and they called it the "american taxpayers relief bill" for a reason. it's filled with nothing but tax reliefs for working class americans, tax hikes for the wealthiest americans so they now pay their fair share, as well as radical right wing austerity that will devastate the most vulnerable amoung us!!! i read it on motherjones so i know this is the truth.