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BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 1/03/13
On January 1, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 257-167 to pass the Senate compromise tax bill to stop the so-called “‘fiscal cliff’ of tax increases and spending cuts. While Democratic politicians are portraying this deal as a victory as “98% of Americans will not see their taxes increase,” the reality is that 77% of Americans, including about two-thirds of the working class, will see tax increases.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/01/13
Early New Year’s Day, the U.S. Senate voted 89-8 to pass a compromise bill to put off the so-called ‘fiscal cliff.’ The bill now goes to the House of Representatives, where Republicans are likely to try to get even more tax breaks for the rich.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 12/11/12
The afternoon clouds were dark, but even the threat of rain couldn't stop students, retirees, and union members from taking a stand against federal budget cuts.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 9/25/12
The federal government is on course for large spending cuts and tax increases starting January of 2013.
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