Stocks Free-Fall After Republican 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Evaporates
(Story updated from 9:05 p.m. ET with White House's statement and latest stock futures reaction.)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- He'll have his own party to blame, but it's investors who may end up paying for it.
House Speaker John Boehner released a statement Thursday night that he didn't have the votes from members to pass his "Plan B" fiscal-cliff proposal.
"The House did not take up the tax measure today because it did not have sufficient support from our members to pass," Boehner said in a statement issued to reporters. "Now it is up to the president to work with Sen.
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