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Why We Have to Raise Taxes on the Rich and End the Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthy (and Bill Clinton Agrees)

Robert Reich | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

2012-06-06-RBReich.jpg In reality, Romney and the GOP are pushing an agenda that has nothing whatever to do with reducing the budget deficit. If they were serious about deficit reduction they wouldn't demand tax cuts for the very wealthy.

Tax Cuts For The Rich Being Backed So Strongly By Republicans A Great Mystery Of American Politics

The Washington Post | Steven Pearlstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the great enduring mysteries of American politics is why Republicans attach so much importance to cutting taxes for the rich....

Ryan Grim

Senate GOP Leaders Not Releasing Hostages Despite Ransom

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republican leaders are not yet willing to release all of their legislative hostages, they said Tuesday, despite President Obama's...

Sen. Bob Menendez Likens GOP Talk On Bush Tax Cuts To 'Terrorist' Negotiations (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) vented some of his frustration over the GOP's insistence on extending the Bush tax cuts in their entirety on Friday, saying...

Democrats Look To Call GOP's Bluff With Bush Tax Cuts Vote

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Democrats and Republicans are working to reach a deal to extend Bush-era tax cuts that expire at the end of the year, but neither side is...

Bush Tax Cuts Would Be Made Permanent In Plan To Be Introduced By Senate Republicans

The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The measure, introduced by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this week, would permanently extend the George W. Bush-era income tax cuts t...