House Approves Senate Bill to Avert Fiscal Cliff

Enough Republicans join Democrats to produce legislation to avoid fiscal cliff.

The Capitol dome is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, as Congress works on avoiding the fiscal cliff.
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"Theses kinds of fights, unfortunately, are an inevitable product of the failure of Nov. 6. We are going to keep seeing them," says Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona. "I think that the voters in electing Barack Obama have created a nightmare for America. The challenges are going to be very significant and they are not going away."

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