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Published January 01, 2013, 09:28 PM

House is going to vote on senate-approved "fiscal cliff" compromise

(WDAY TV) -- Republicans in the United States House are dropping their demands for additional spending cuts and will hold a vote on the Senate-approved "fiscal cliff" compromise.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- Republicans in the United States House are dropping their demands for additional spending cuts and will hold a vote on the Senate-approved "fiscal cliff" compromise.

A decision to amend the Senate-passed bill would have complicated prospects for final congressional passage of the measure.

But a prominent Republican says this is the first time he will vote against tax cuts since there are no additional spending cuts.

Rep. Darrell Issa says, "in the last night or the last two days of a congress to say that two months from now a new congress is going to do what we're not doing here today is not something I can bring myself to do.

The bill would allow tax increases on the highest-earning Americans, but retain decade-old income tax cuts for everyone else.

An extension of a cut down farm bill is also included to prevent milk prices from doubling.

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