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Geithner Taxes

Geithner Jokes: I'm Doing My Taxes 'Slightly Differently' This Year (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Speaking at the American Society of Newspaper Editors earlier today in Washington D.C., Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner was asked whether or not he'll...

Taxes and Didactics

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Prominent people have, over the past few months, taught us things about taxes. Our teachers have gone from the very lowly (see Joe the Plumber) to the very sophisticated (see Tom Daschle).

Senators Loath To Reveal Their Own Tax History

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Timothy Geithner appeared before the Senate Finance Committee last month, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) accused the soon-to-be treasury secretary of "da...

Geithner Humbles Himself, Flies Coach

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For those of you still outraged over Timothy Geithner's income tax lapse, maybe you'll take comfort in this: at least the Treasury secretary isn't fly...

Enough with the "First Hundred Days"

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alec Baldwin

Everyone seems to be on this "First Hundred Days" trip. What's Obama gonna do to clean up these disparate, enormous messes? Put out all the fires? Give it a rest. Obama might consider a few things, though.

Reid Warns GOP: Don't Filibuster Geithner

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week's confirmation hearing of Hillary Clinton was a promising sign that Team Obama will mean a return to prepared, knowledgeable, fact-based leadership. Maybe Justin Timberlake can do a remix for the Inauguration: Bringing CompetenceBack! The one glitch belonged to Timothy Geithner. Four words, Tim: H & R Block. Elsewhere, David Vitter's lone anti-Hillary vote appeared to be a desperate ploy to gain notoriety for something other than his history with hookers. And George Bush and Dick Cheney smirked and snarled their way through their final days, rewriting the history of Katrina (W), and expressing long-held aggravation that the New York Times won a Pulitzer for exposing the administration's warrantless wiretapping program (Dick). They clearly are devotees of the Erich Segal school of leadership: running the country into the ground means never having to say you're sorry.

Geithner Was Repeatedly Told By IMF That He Owed Taxes | JOHN D. MCKINNON and BOB DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Timothy Geithner, whose nomination as Treasury secretary has been delayed by his past failure to pay taxes, was repeatedly advised in writing by the I...

Jason Linkins

Timothy Geithner Enveloped In Controversy, Why Not? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Most Efficient Cabinet Selection Process in Modern History could be poised to get scandaltastic, with the nomination of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner hitting a snag over some spicy housekeeper stuff!

Sam Stein

Geithner's Tax Error A Common One, Expert Says | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News broke late Tuesday afternoon that Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner had for several years employed a housekeeper without proper immigra...