Clouds loom over the US Capitol while Senators meet during the final hours of 2012, in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, December 31, 2012. Democratic and Republican congressional leaders are near a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," but they're not there yet, President Obama said Monday. UPI/Molly Riley
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The House passed the fiscal cliff bill, following Tuesday morning's successful vote by the Senate, sending a permanent tax cut for 98 percent of households to President Obama's desk.
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