Fiscal Cliff

Congressman Says GOP Moving Toward Accepting Tax Hike

Grow a pair, people


Republican Rep. Steve LaTourette of Ohio said Thursday he's starting to see more openness among House Republicans for the president's pitch to raise tax rates on the top 2% of income earners.

The nine-term congressman, who's retiring in January, said he noticed a turning point on Wednesday when Republicans held their weekly meeting with House Speaker John Boehner–but he added

Democrats need to meet them in the middle, too.