Theatrics were on display in Congress today, as Democrats in the House passed a tax-cut...

|By:, SA News Editor

Theatrics were on display in Congress today, as Democrats in the House passed a tax-cut extension for the middle class but not the rich - knowing the bill would die in the Senate. Both parties face pressure from their hard-line flanks to make no concessions, but lawmakers fear the anger that would erupt if they do nothing - so who blinks first?