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Politics

What’s included and left out of Senate fiscal bill

The McConnell-Biden plan

A last-minute deal, forged between the Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, and Vice President Joe Biden, passed in the Senate in the early hours of New Year’s Day and in the House Tuesday night. The legislation would prevent hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases set to kick in for the majority of Americans and temporarily suspend scheduled automatic spending cuts.

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