Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Obama Order Could Mean Refund Checks For Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

Republicans are scrambling to fight a little-known consequence of President Obama’s immigration action.

March 5, 2015
Governor Robert Bentley, AEMA Director Art Faulkner and FCO Mike Byrne discuss tornado recovery (Alabama EMA via Flickr)

Deficits In U.S. States Have Alabama’s Governor Risking Career

Many Republican governors are out of options — and turning to tax hikes.

March 3, 2015
President Obama in Miami

5 Ways Democratic Presidents Kick Republican Butt

The evidence is clear: Democrats make the pie bigger for everyone, while Republicans redistribute to the rich.

March 2, 2015
obamacare

Obamacare Could Complicate The Filing Of Your 2014 Tax Return

Here’s how the new health care law could affect your taxes this year.

February 25, 2015
John Kasich

Tax Increases Much-Regretted Necessity For Republican Governors

Even some Tea Party Republicans are acknowledging that it’s time for a tax hike.

February 23, 2015
Money stack

Tax Fairness Could Mean More Resources

The Republican tax plan is profoundly unfair. But will Democrats counter with a better vision?

February 20, 2015
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Marshaling Marooned Tax Dollars

Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.

February 16, 2015
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Should Economic Policy Include A Senior Discount?

Republican attempts to cater to elderly voters have created a policy mess.

February 12, 2015
IRS building

IRS Wars Heat Up Rules Of The Game

Democrats and Republicans are going to battle over the IRS.

February 11, 2015
Photo: A cache of leaked secret bank files from 2005 to 2007 showed that HSBC provided accounts to international criminals, corrupt businessmen, politicians and celebrities (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

SwissLeaks Files Show HSBC ‘Helped Clients Dodge Tax’

Newly-revealed documents show that HSBC opened Swiss accounts for criminals, businessmen, politicians and celebrities.

February 9, 2015
U.S. President Obama meets with a group of young undocumented immigrants - DC

Obama Says Wealth Accumulation Speaks To Need For U.S. Tax Shift

President Obama is making the case for a fairer tax code.

February 9, 2015
Paul Ryan

‘Envy’ vs. ‘Greed’

Will Paul Ryan and the GOP ever admit the truth about their greedy economic plans?

February 5, 2015
desert open road

On Gas Tax Increase, Obama Is Wrong — And (Some) Republicans Are Right

With their strange urge to ruin the transportation systems that made America the world’s strongest country, the Tea Party is more like a Termite Party.

February 4, 2015
Taxes

A Tax Cut For Tax Cheats

Real fiscal conservatives would stop attacking the IRS.

February 4, 2015
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Endorse This: Rand Paul’s Amazing ‘Shush’ Moment

Rand Paul may have just demonstrated why he’s *not* a realistic candidate for president, all in a single interview.

February 3, 2015
Copies of US President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal are available for sale at the Government Publishing Office Bookstore in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015

Deep-Sixing 529s Could Add Up To Zero For Tax Overhaul

Is tax reform already dead in Congress?

February 3, 2015
Copies of US President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal are available for sale at the Government Publishing Office Bookstore in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015

Budget Proposal Is Obama’s Map Back To Big Government

President Obama’s new budget is a sharp progressive turn.

February 2, 2015
welcome to nevada

Nevada’s GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval Starts New Term With Tax-Hike Surprise

How one Republican governor is taking on the Tea Party.

February 2, 2015
President Barack Obama promotes a new health care program - DC

Obama Budget Would Tax Offshore Trillions, Rebuild Infrastructure

Learn more about President Obama’s progressive budget proposal.

February 2, 2015
Nancy Pelosi

Obama Drops Proposed Tax Increase On College Savings Plans

Pressure from the left caused the White House to drop a proposed tax hike.

January 28, 2015
Obama visits Lawrence, Kansas

Federal Deficit Lowest Since Great Recession Amid Solid Economic Growth

The new CBO report is full of good economic news.

January 26, 2015
Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

GOP Thinks The 47 Percent Aren’t Trying Hard Enough

Remember the 47 percent? Republicans do — and they’re still disparaging them.

January 24, 2015
US economic growth surged to its highest level in 11 years in the third quarter, data released on December 23 showed

Big Tax Bills For The Poor, Tiny Ones For The Rich

America’s broken tax codes don’t aren’t just exacerbating inequality — they’re hurting the economy.

January 23, 2015
2015 State of the Union address

6 Takeaways From Obama’s State Of The Union Speech

Here are six key points from President Obama’s big speech.

January 21, 2015
US President Barack Obama speaks in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015

Obama Moves To Lift Legacy, Party’s 2016 Outlook With Tax Plans

President Obama is shifting his agenda to the left in the fourth quarter of his presidency.

January 19, 2015