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Aig Bonus Tax

Melissa Bean Helps Banks Gut Bill to Limit TARP Bonuses

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The New Democrats and the Blue Dogs made good on their threats to join with Republicans to block legislation that would limit the payment of TARP bonuses. Score one for the banks.

Fox Anchor Likens AIG Bonus Tax To Sexual Abuse

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, Fox Business Network anchor Dagen McDowell appeared on Fox News to make the case against the tax on AIG bonuses by comparing it to sexual abuse...

Proposed Bonus Tax May Imperil Bailout

Washington Post | Shailagh Murray, Paul Kane and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Congress moved yesterday to levy punitive taxes on bonuses paid by financial firms receiving government aid, threatening to undermine federal efforts ...

Melissa Bean One Of Six Democrats To Vote Against Bill Taxing AIG Bonuses

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a vote to levy a 90 percent tax on the outrageous bonuses promised to executives of the insolvent American International Group, [Melissa] Bean was ...

Ryan Grim

House Passes Bill Taxing AIG Bonuses, Republicans Switch Votes In Droves | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House overwhelmingly passed legislation on Thursday to tax bonuses paid out by AIG and other bailed-out firms at a rate of 90 percent. "We want ou...