House Passes Budget Deal Past Fiscal Cliff Deadline

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A picture of a TV screen shows the C-SPAN channel Live transmission... News PhotoBiological Process,Democracy,Economy,Finance,Global Communications,Horizontal,Television Show,USA,Voting,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture of a TV screen shows the C-SPAN channel Live transmission from the US House of the Representatives voting for the Tax Relief Extension Act in Washington DC, January 01, 2013. By a vote of 257-167 the House has passed HR 8, the Tax Relief Extension Act, which the Senate passed early Tuesday morning by a vote of 89 to 8. The bill will now be sent to the US President for his signature. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)