Reality Check: The Ugly Truth of the "Fiscal Cliff" Deal - Tucson News Now

Reality Check: The Ugly Truth of the "Fiscal Cliff" Deal

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The House has passed the fiscal cliff bill and that means the American economy has been saved from disaster.

At least that is what lawmakers in Washington might tell you.

So what is the truth behind this fiscal cliff bill?

Ben has the ugly details in a Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.

 

Sources:

http://news.yahoo.com/details-senate-bill-averting-fiscal-cliff-083204095--finance.html

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130101/DEFREG02/301010003/House-Sends-Fiscal-Cliff-Bill-Sequestration-Delay-President?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

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