BREAKING NEWS! DEMS AND Rs REACH DEAL – HARRY REID TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT AT 5:30PM EST

CNN ANNOUNCES THAT AT 5:30 SENATOR HARRY REID WILL COME TO THE MICROPHONE AND ANNOUNCE THAT HE AND SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER HAVE REACHED A DEAL. BOEHNER HAS ALREADY MADE HIS ANNOUNCEMENT RELENTING TO THE SITUATION HE AND ERIC CANTOR CREATED.  TURN YOUR TV TO CNN FOR THE TV ANNOUNCEMENT AT 5:30PM.  IT IS HOPE THAT THE DEAL WILL BE SEALED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT. THERE WILL BE A CONFERENCE AFTERALL. SENATOR CHARLES SCHUMER WARNS THAT THIS IS A FIRST STEP AND SUCCESS WILL DEPEND ON ALL REPUBLICANS REALLY BEING COMMITTED TO THE DEAL.  THE FIRST REAL TEST WILL BE EXTENDING THE TAX CUT FOR A YEAR.