Reuters take on the day’s/night’s action:

A months-long battle over the U.S. “fiscal cliff” headed to a close on Tuesday as the House of Representatives moved toward final approval of a bipartisan deal meant to prevent Washington from pushing the world’s biggest economy into recession… The bill easily cleared a procedural hurdle by a bipartisan vote of 408 to 10.

U.S. “fiscal cliff” crisis heads to resolution in Congress