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The Long Game: Payroll Taxes, Hostage-Taking, and Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

By proposing to expand and extend the 'payroll tax holiday,' Democrats have bypassed more efficient ways to help the economy, and have once again endangered Social Security.

Ryan Grim

Obama-Republican Deal Could Mean Tax Hike For One In Three Workers | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The tax deal reached between President Obama and congressional Republicans could mean a higher tax bill for roughly one in three workers ...

The Economy -- and the Unemployed -- Held Hostage

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Weinstein

Because Congress failed to act in November to continue the federal emergency Unemployment Insurance program, two million unemployed workers are expect...