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Obama Tax Hikes

Sam Stein

White House On Taxes: 'A Lot Has Changed'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Wednesday morning resurfaced a not-so-distant quote from President Barack Obama that seemed to endorse their curren...

Obama Makes Case For Tax Hikes

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke to business leaders at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable in Washington on Wednesday, arguing for tax hikes...

Luke Johnson

Obama Slams GOP Idea: 'The Math Tends Not To Work'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has rejected an idea put forward by House Speaker John Boehner and other Republicans to close unspecified tax loo...

Sam Stein

Even Rock-Ribbed Conservatives Like Millionaires Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

MILFORD, N.H. -- Robert and Jean Portz of Milford, N.H., are dyed-in-the-wool conservatives. They believe that illegal immigration is the root cause o...

Alexander Eichler

Obama's Tax Hikes Expected To Have Little Impact On The Wealthy

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

Tax the rich, a frequently cited conservative argument goes, and the rich will retreat. They'll stop hiring; they'll stop investing; they'll stop spen...

Sam Stein

Obama Debt Reduction Plan Calms Democrats' Concerns On And Off Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's broad new debt reduction proposal has, at least momentarily, managed to placate a community of progressive acti...

Sam Stein

Obama Will Veto 'Super Congress' Plan That Cuts Medicare Without Raising Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will veto a comprehensive deficit reduction package if it includes cuts to entitlement program benefits but no ta...