Follow for live updates as the "fiscal cliff" talks continue into 2013 with the White House and lawmakers still scrambling to find common ground.
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From the end of payroll tax holiday to the fiscal cliff debacle, 2013 is the year of the tax increase.
The Senate approved the 'fiscal cliff' legislation created by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and VP Joe Biden. The deal is onto the House for a vote on Jan 1.
Not addressed is the debt ceiling, which will be a monstrous issue in February, and the sequestration, which will occur in two months.
Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
After 11th hour talks appeared to be progressing in Senate, the House will not vote on any fiscal cliff bills tonight. Over the fiscal cliff we go.