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Bush Tax Cuts: Will America Learn From History?

Carl Gibson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Carl Gibson

In reality, hardworking, taxpaying citizens are being told to sacrifice more of the public services we depend on so our leaders can shove even larger tax breaks to the wealthy.

Jason Linkins

Baffling Wave Of Tax-Cut Polling Produces Wildly Different Conclusions | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've been following the various polling reports on how the general public feels about the tax-cut package that President Obama brokered and which might, in some form, make it through the legislative process, then you are probably lost and confused. Please fire a flare gun into the air, and we will send rescuers to your area.

Sam Stein

The Bizarre Alliance Between Democrats And A Conservative Columnist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The deal that President Barack Obama has cut to extend the Bush-era tax cuts in full has produced a number of bizarre alliances, with fo...

Emily Swanson

Is Extending All The Bush Tax Cuts The Most Unpopular Thing Obama Has Done? | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, CBS News released a poll finding that 53 percent of adults preferred to extend the Bush-era tax cuts only to those making less than $250,00...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Calls On Obama To Stiffen Spine On Tax Cuts In National Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to persuade the White House to hold its line on the expiring Bush tax cuts, the progressive advocacy group MoveOn...

Sam Stein

Jim DeMint Would Accept Compromise On Bush Tax Cuts | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), the Pied Piper of the incoming congressional class of Tea Party pols, said on Sunday that he would be open to a compromise p...

Sam Stein

Dick Durbin: Tax Cut Debate Will End With High-Drama Brinkmanship | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill), who is tasked with counting votes in the Senate, acknowledged the obvious on Sunday: The Democratic party doesn't have th...

Sam Stein

Orszag's Column Points To Odd-Man-Out Status At White House | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Obama adviser Peter Orszag's inaugural guest column in Monday's New York Times illustrates the extent to which the White House has been able to...

Sam Stein

Robin Carnahan, Missouri Senate Candidate, Wants Bush Tax Cuts Extended For Wealthy | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Breaking from the president and the majority of her party, Robin Carnahan, the Democratic Senate candidate in Missouri, announced on Thursday that she...