Monday the U.S. Senate voted to move forward with President Obama’s tax-cut deal. The package survived a potential roadblock from outraged Democrats. The most vocal opposition came from the Independent Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders.
The U.S. Senate is expected to take a procedural vote today on a deal to extend Bush-era tax cuts. The procedural vote would pave the way for a final vote on the package, possibly this week.Illinois U.S.
While a hallmark of President Obama’s administration has been transforming public education, lately his primary focus has been economic reforms. This week President Obama pitched a bipartisan deal aimed at bolstering the economy.