The moon rises behind the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington as Congress works into the late evening, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 to resolve the stalemate over the pending "fiscal cliff." (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now it goes to the House.
A bill to stop the across-the-board tax increases and program budget cuts that went into effect at midnight was approved by the Senate early this morning on an 89-8 vote.
President Barack Obama is now urging the House to pass the bill "without delay."