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McCain Lie About Obama Raising Taxes Getting Traction In Viriginia (VIDEO)

American News Project | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the American News Project : In attack ads and interviews, John McCain repeatedly claims Barack Obama will raise taxes on middle class. Though Ob...

Sam Stein

Obama's New Olympics Ad Takes Middle Class Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign unveiled a new TV ad Thursday that will run during the Olympics. The spot, titled "Three Bedroom Ranch," pushes a positive economi...

Obama's Tax Plan Would Balloon Deficit, Study Finds

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the campaign trail, Sen. Barack Obama bashes President Bush for "reckless" economic policies that are "mortgaging our children's future on a mounta...

Sam Stein

Attack Ad Redux: McCain Hits Obama On Celebrity, Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Not dissuaded by Paris Hilton's humorous rebuke of his first attack ad, John McCain returned to the celebrity theme on Wednesday when he released a sp...

They're Lying

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

If McCain and his staff persist in twisting the truth on Obama's tax plan, there can be no decent debate. It's an abrogation of anything resembling straight talk.

Jason Furman And Barack Obama

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Furman as chief economic adviser tells us little about Obama economics but much about Obama. Furman is young and smart and he actually told the press that "Bush has had some bad luck with the economy."

Obama Wants Payroll Tax On Incomes Above $250,000

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Democratic Sen. Barack Obama on Friday called for higher payroll taxes on wage-earners making more than $250,000 annually, a st...

Sam Stein

Obama Tax Returns: Low On Story Lines And Charity Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama released seven years of prior tax return documents on Tuesday. And a review of the records reveals several newsworthy, albeit minor,...

Obama Gave Only 1% Of Income To Charity

Bloomberg | Ryan J. Donmoyer and Julianna Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his wife Michelle gave $10,772 of the $1.2 million they earned from 2000 through 2004 to charities,...