Thornberry says he voted for the bill, though it comes with its imperfections.
After a 2012 election that launched countless queries about the future of a fractured Republican party, 2013 -- so far -- is not looking exactly like a year of Kumbaya for the GOP.
Even with the agreement, more budget drama is expected on the way.
After the House of Representatives passed the Senate's version of a fiscal cliff deal, President Barack Obama spoke to reporters.
Vote on tax deal agreed on by White House and Senate could come later today.
After weeks of uncertainty, bluffing and posturing in Washington D.C., the Senate voted in the early hours of Tuesday morning to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and spending cuts.
Multiple news outlets are reporting a fiscal cliff deal has been reached between the Senate and the White House.
Congress continues to search for a deal that will avert the fiscal cliff.
According to the Tax Policy Center, the fiscal cliff would affect 88% of US taxpayers impacting many of us here in Texoma.
As others have pointed out, the so-called fiscal cliff maybe isn't the best metaphor to use in describing the current debate over the looming tax increases and spending cuts set to take place in the new year.
The Senate's top Democrat said Thursday that he was pessimistic that Washington could avoid the impending fiscal cliff, accusing House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, of running the lower chamber as a "dictatorship."
Java giant Starbucks is making a political push on the fiscal cliff.
With all the talk of the fiscal cliff, there's a housing related tax cut that also needs Congress' attention.
House Speaker John Boehner abruptly pulled his "Plan B" tax rate bill from the floor Thursday night, after struggling to garner support from fellow Republicans.
Negotiations are at a stand still as the fiscal cliff draws closer.
President Barack Obama would veto House Republicans' "Plan B" legislation should it make its way to the White House, a top administration spokesman said Wednesday.
Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, House Speaker John Boehner opened up a second legislative track to stop tax hikes from kicking in on Jan. 1 for people making up to $1 million a year.
Republican congressional leaders said Wednesday that President Obama's most recent proposal to solve the debt crisis lacks a balanced approach of tax cuts and spending reductions but vowed they would stay in Washington during the Christmas holiday break to reach a deal.
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that "serious differences" continue to separate Republicans from President Barack Obama on work toward resolving the impending "fiscal cliff" at the end of this month.