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Tax Cut Deal

Elise Foley

Bill Kristol: 'It Won't Kill The Country If We Raise Taxes' On Millionaires | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative commentator and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Sunday the Republican Party should accept new ideas, including the...

Sam Stein

Democrats To Launch Full-Throated Payroll Tax Cut Extension Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Setting the stage for a more aggressive posture on taxes and jobs, the Democratic National Committee is launching a campaign to pressure...

Tax Cut Compromise Should Boost The Economy, Analysts Say

AP | PAUL WISEMAN and JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The tax deal struck by President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans essentially gives Americans a pay raise – pumping...

Obama's Story

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Creative writers and artists who spend their lives crafting narratives have long understood that we do not so much create a story as discover it. As President Obama demonstrated over the last month, the narrative of politics is not very different.

A Presidential Rebound?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

So here's what we know: The president's job-approval rating is back up again, higher than it's been in months. And here's what we don't know: Why?

America's Political Class Struggle

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

America is on a collision course with itself. The tax cut deal is being hailed as the start of a new bipartisan consensus. I believe, instead, that it is a false truce in what will become a pitched battle for the soul of American politics.

Ad By Conservative Group: Santa Claus To Put Coal In Congress's Stocking Over Tax Cut Deal (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fiscal conservative group Bankrupting America is out with a new web video, invoking Santa Claus and his North Pole enterprise to attack the recently s...

Larry David: Thanks For The Tax Cut!

New York Times | LARRY DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is a God! It passed! The Bush tax cuts have been extended two years for the upper bracketeers, of which I am a proud member, thank you very much...

John Boehner Strikes Back Against Sarah Palin

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Future Speaker of the House John Boehner offered a rebuttal to Sarah Palin's earlier condemnation of the $858 billion tax cut legislation on Friday. T...

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...

Obama Signs Tax Cut Bill: 'Good For American People'

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed into law a huge, holiday-season tax bill extending cuts for all Americans on Friday, saluting a new s...

Peter S. Goodman

Tax Cuts For The Rich, Scraps For The Jobless | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The grotesque deal to extend the grotesque tax cuts for the wealthiest of the wealthy has rendered unmistakable something that should already have bee...

Sarah Palin Goes After Obama On National TV

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin appeared on ABC News's "Good Morning America" for an exclusive interview Friday, in which she went on the offensive...

Anthony Weiner Rips Tax Cut Deal

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A prominent Democratic opponent of the tax cut package passed by Congress says Republicans got the better of President Barack Obama...

House Passes Obama-GOP Tax Cut Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House of Representatives has passed the Obama-GOP tax cut deal on a 277-148 vote, sending the bill to the president. UPDATE: Latest here:...

Arthur Delaney

Key Dem: Tax Deal Goes Against 'Core Democratic Values' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Democratic member of Congress who opposes President Obama's tax cut deal with congressional Republicans says the deal is fundamentally unfair becaus...

WATCH: Roy Sekoff Says Obama 'Just Not That Into' Tax Cuts For The Rich

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Thursday night to discuss the reasoning behind Obama's willingness to extend the Bush-era tax cuts to the richest...

Mark Blumenthal

POLLS: Compromise? Only If You're On The Other Side | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A flurry of polls conducted last month found more Americans urging their political leadership to compromise to get things done. So are leaders who vot...

It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You'd better sit still, You'd better not flee, You'd better just chill -- Don't shoot the TV! Bristol Palin's dancing with stars... She's missing t...

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 ...

House Pulls Tax Cut Bill After Snafu

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

However, a procedural snafu delayed consideration of the measure, as Democratic leaders held it back over concerns they lacked support on how the deba...

Tax Cut Deal Creates 2012 GOP Presidential Proxy Battle

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While sitting legislators continue to fuss over a tax cut deal that looks headed for completion after passing overwhelmingly in the Senate this week, ...

Top House Republican Criticizes Tax Cut Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican congressman Mike Pence says he won't vote for the massive tax cut package coming before the House on Thursday, because h...

Walmart Marks Up Toy Prices for the Holiday Season

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Snyder

Americans freshly reminded of the founding family's $86.8 billion fortune may see this more like a penalty for late shoppers.

Raul Grijalva: Tax Cut Deal Likely To Pass House

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In another sign that Obama's tax cut deal seems likely to pass into law over liberal opposition, a top House progressive who opposes the compromise co...