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Tax Cut Deal

Amanda Terkel

Pelosi Won't Hold Vote On Obama-GOP Tax Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is unlikely to bring up President Obama's tax cut deal to the floor for a vote in its current form...

Sam Stein

House Democrats Reject Obama Tax Cut Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney contributed to this report. WASHINGTON -- In a meeting on Thursday morning, the House Democratic caucus rejected the pre...

Lindsey Graham Accuses Obama Of 'Whining'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday accused President Obama of "whining" in his recent defense of the tax cut deal, and said that if Democrats w...

WATCH: Arianna Debates Tax Cut Deal On 'Lawrence O'Donnell'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" to debate the deal between the White House and Republicans to extend the Bush tax cuts by ...

Arthur Delaney

House Dems Lambast Biden

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in the House of Representatives complained to Vice President Joe Biden for two hours Wednesday evening about the White House's deal with Rep...

William Alden

Leading Economists: Tax Cut Deal Not Most Effective Way Of Creating Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The new tax cut deal in Washington would curb unemployment at a far higher cost than if the government were to create jobs directly, according to an a...

Barney Frank: I Won't Vote For Tax Cut Deal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced Wednesday that he would vote against the White House's rece...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Extension Possible Without A Deal On Tax Cuts?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley said Wednesday morning that even without a deal on tax cuts for the rich, the Senate would have appr...

Ryan Grim

Tax Cut Deal A Hidden Threat To Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The tax cut deal that President Obama struck with congressional Republicans contains a provision that could ultimately be the undoing of ...

Arianna: Tax Cut Deal A 'Complete Capitulation'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

In an interview Tuesday on CNN's "Parker Spitzer" that was abbreviated due to the passing of Elizabeth Edwards, Arianna talked about Obama's recent ta...

How to Live on $0 a Day: Hey Government, I'm Talking to You

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

2010-12-09-obamavideochat.jpgI know we have an image to keep up as a superpower, but you're going to have to cut back on state dinners and other costly social events here and abroad.

Mark Blumenthal

Tax Deal Backlash? Focus Group Shows Democratic Frustration, Not Revolt

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Obama's decision to compromise with Republicans over extending the Bush tax cuts has undoubtedly angered many progressive voter...

Arthur Delaney

White House Defends Lopsided Unemployment-For-Tax-Cuts Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House hatched a deal with congressional Republicans Monday to reauthorize rich people's tax cuts for two years in exchange for...

Sam Stein

Rep. Peter Welch Circulates Letter Urging Dems To Submarine 'Fiscally Irresponsible' Tax Cut Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just minutes after we reported a potential tax cut deal between Republicans and the White House, the first congressional Democrat is out...