posted on February 01, 2013 19:27
The opening weeks of the 113th
Congress were met with some bitter feelings amongst lawmakers on Capitol Hill. This was mostly a result of the hectic last minute negotiating on a solution to the “fiscal- cliff” to ensure that the country did not default. An “11th
hour” compromise was negotiated, mostly in part to the relationship between Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and passed the Senate on 31 December 2012 followed by passage in the House on 1 January 2013.
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