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UPDATED: Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 9:30 a.m.

The Senate voted in the wee hours of the morning to approve the deal to avoid the country rolling off the fiscal cliff but now the House must meet on New Years Day to vote on the measure. Below, you’ll find updates from the Sun-Times, our own Lynn Sweet, and other Washington pundits as we head towards the final reckoning. Live video of the House convening will be added when available.

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