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Entries by Zach Carter from 09/2012

Jeff Merkley, Oregon Senator, Calls For Speedy Afghanistan Withdrawal At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said that the Democratic Party needs to make a speedy withdrawal from Afghanistan a major priority, crit...

Universal-EMI Merger Could Yield New Mega-Label To Threaten The Future Of Music

Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today, music lovers have more ways than ever before to access their favorite songs and discover artists they've never heard of. Can't li...

Universal-EMI Merger Expected To Clear FTC Vote On Friday

Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission plans to vote on the controversial merger between Universal Music and EMI on Friday, and is currently expec...

Universal-EMI Merger Approved As FTC Greenlights Controversial Deal

Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission on Friday voted to approve Universal Music Group's controversial acquisition of EMI with no strings attach...

Mitt Romney Tax Returns For 2011 Released (UPDATE)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney paid an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent in 2011, according to a tax return filed on Friday, a relatively low tax rate re...

Mitt Romney Tax Return Reveals GOP Candidate Outsourced Payroll, Shielding Household Labor Costs

Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 379-page tax return for 2011 on Friday. Enclosed were the names of his foreign investm...

Mitt Romney 2011 Tax Return Includes Massive Gain From Controversial Bain Deal

Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney saved about $$850,000 on his 2011 taxes, thanks to the Republican presidential candidate's controversial retirement package ...