The final tally of the House vote to pass the tax deal struck by President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress. c-span.org hide caption

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President Obama during Thursday's Oval Office interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep. Pete Souza/Official White House Photo hide caption

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Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-IL, and Minority Whip Jon Kyl, R-AZ, were on CBS-TV's Face the Nation Sunday to talk about taxes. Chris Usher/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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