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Senate Tax Cuts

Michael McAuliff

Senate Passes Bill To Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators blinked in the political standoff over how much of the Bush-era tax cuts to extend for another year and voted Wednesday to keep...

Divisive Showdown Heads To Senate

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed a yearlong extension of tax cuts for all but the highest-earning Americans through the Senate on Wednesday, giving...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Unveils Senate Democrats' Tax Cut Plan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats fired the latest volley in the battle to claim the high ground on tax cuts Tuesday, proposing a plan similar to Preside...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Balk At Chance To Vote On Obama's Tax Cut | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The partisan wrestling on tax issues took an odd turn in the Senate Wednesday as Republicans objected to a vote on President Barack Obam...

Ryan Grim

Tax Cuts For Rich Move Forward In Senate | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday voted to move forward on a a two-year extension of the Bush tax cuts as well as a package of tax cuts and credits f...

Tax Cut Deal Faces Crucial Test

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: (AP) WASHINGTON — Legislation to avert a Jan. 1 increase in income tax rates has gained 60 votes in the Senate, the level needed to adva...

The Untold Story of the Tax Deal

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Senate Democrats actually had the votes they needed to pass unemployment extenders and middle-class tax cuts -- if they had used the Senate rules as if they wanted to win.

Arthur Delaney

Senate Republicans Defeat Reauthorization Of Jobless Aid, Tax Cuts | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans and a handful of Democrats Saturday defeated a bill to reauthorize unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a plethora o...

Sam Stein

Axelrod: If Tax Cuts Aren't Done Before The Election, 'We Will Insist On It After' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod predicted on Thursday that the Democratic Congress would ultimately pass the president's tax cut package even...

Sam Stein

Senate GOP Committed To Block Tax Increase For The Rich | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) seemed to give Democrats an opening on Sunday when he said he would support President Obama's plan for ext...