Congress may have passed a deal to avert the self-inflicted “fiscal cliff” crisis Tuesday night, but you might want to hold off on celebrating. Another gridlock could be here in a couple of months.
Missouri lawmakers were divided on the deal. Missouri’s Democrats joined Republican Senator Roy Blunt and Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer and Jo Ann Emerson in voting in favor of the bill.
Below you can see how Missouri's representatives voted. Both Senator Blunt and McCaskill voted in favor of the deal.
On this last day of 2012, Congress and the President have yet to reach a deal about how to avert going over the fiscal cliff.
Host Don Marsh talked with St. Louis Beacon Washington D.C. Correspondent Rob Koenig for a brief conversation about the latest news on the negotiations.
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