Tea party, Yoder lose on fiscal cliff vote

The fiscal cliff legislation [approved late Tuesday](http://www.kansascity.com/2013/01/01/3990497/house-gives-final-passage-to-fiscal.html) was another embarrassing action by Congress. The good news: The richest Americans will pay more taxes, as President Barack Obama wanted. Plus, two million people won't lose their extended unemployment benefits, doctors' fees won't be sliced 27 percent for treating Medicare patients and ...