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Friday Talking Points -- 'Tis The Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's that magical time of year when the wee folk of Capitol Hill actually get something done. These brief bursts of activity only happen very rarely, of course, and always immediately proceed another one of the many, many long vacations Congress takes during the year.

Before The Ball Drops: Smart Money Moves to Make by Dec. 31

Women & Co | Posted 02.19.2014 | Money
Women & Co

As you're wrapping up your finances for 2013, you may want to think about making a few moves that could mean more money for retirement, a smaller tax bill and perhaps some new eyeglasses.

Mother Stuck With Huge Tax Bill For Dead Son's Student Debt

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.26.2012 | College

A mother in Maryland is stuck with a $14,000 tax bill from the Internal Revenue Service for her deceased son's student loans. Roswell Friend, a Tem...

Manufacturer Contesting Huge Tax Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business

* Multinationals wary over agreements on asset transfers * In first revocations in years, IRS voided 2 Eaton deals * Pri...

A Poison Pill In the Tax Bill

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green
Trip Van Noppen

At the urging of lobbyists for the chemical manufacturers, refiners, paper mills and other big polluters, Speaker Boehner has put poison in the stockings of children across the country.

A New Budget Without Truth or Courage -- It's Time to Speak to a Larger Audience

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Obama clearly wants to score points with moderates and independents, but these are points that will likely never be tallied. Conservatives will never think he has cut enough, while progressives rightly deplore the ongoing "cavings in."

New Year's Resolutions Lack Urgency and Rarely Work for Businesses

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Did you dogmatically make resolutions in the last days of 2010? How long will you keep them? What about the ones you made in 2009? I bet you don't even remember what you resolved to do.

Congress: Don't Wait to Extend HIRE Act Before it Expires

Brandon Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Edwards

Extend the HIRE Act and make sure that one of the better incentive programs continues to encourage employers to give jobs to those who need them the most.

Social Security Under Attack

Nancy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Altman

Washington's policy elites just don't get Social Security. And their recent actions reflect a lack of understanding about the way Social Security works -- and the values it promotes.

WATCH: Howard Fineman Tells Chris Matthews What The Tax Deal Symbolizes For Obama

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman appeared on "Hardball" Friday evening to discuss Obama's signing of the deal which will extend Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy for tw...

Elise Foley

Tax Cut Deal Stalls Temporarily In House | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The House of Representatives is slated to vote near midnight Thursday on the bill to preserve extended unemployment benefits and tax cuts for ...

Tax Fight Loss Helps Reenergize Liberals

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Liberals may feel that the compromise negotiated by President Barack Obama is a kick in the teeth, but the debate over Bush-era tax cuts has offered p...

Howard Fineman

Tax Bill: Now It's The Tea Party's Turn | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Not to be outdone by their liberal counterparts, conservatives are working themselves into a state of dismay over what they disparagingly...

President Obama; Feeling the Heat, Or Generating It?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gil Laroya

As even liberal Americans become unsatisfied with the president's efforts, the 800 pound gorilla is now getting close to 1000 pounds, and still growing.

The Small Business Case for Extending Tax Cuts

Kristie Arslan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kristie Arslan

Congress has important work to finish before the 111th Congress comes to a close. Much of its agenda includes priorities that are critical to the nati...

Proposed Tax Deal Shows Sharp Contrast in Republican and Democratic Priorities

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Let's be clear. The Republican Party has only one core value: massive economic benefits for the wealthiest Americans. And they'll sacrifice the welfare of everyone else who is gullible enough to vote for them in order to get it.

Due Diligence Is More Than Reading An Appraisal

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Whether you are acquiring eight or 800 units, there are no shortcuts. The process of determining investment worthiness, is called due diligence.