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Buffett Rule Vote

Michael McAuliff

Buffett Rule Goes Down | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats' attempt to pass a Buffett Rule tax on the super wealthy failed Monday in the Senate, as Republicans blocked the measure in a ...

Congress Voting On Key Measures

Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans are forcing votes in Congress this coming week on competing tax plans th...

Obama Continues Buffett Rule Offensive

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his call for raising taxes on millionaires is not a redistribution of wealth, but a way to free up mone...

Why the Buffett Rule Sets the Bar Too Low

Robert Reich | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

The Buffett Rule would generate only about $47 billion in extra revenues over the next decade, according to Congressional estimates. Why not restore top rates to what they were before 1980, and match the capital-gains rate to the income-tax rate?

Reducing Income Inequality Is the Key to Economic Growth -- Time to Pass the Buffett Rule

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Robert Creamer

We must mobilize Americans to reject economic inequality -- to vote for a society where we all stand together, where we have each other's backs -- and where we return the goal of reducing inequality to center stage where it belongs.