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Tax Cut Vote

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...

House Leader: Democrats Will Force Vote On Just Middle Class Tax Cuts

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Steny Hoyer, the number two in the House Dem leadership, told Democrats at a caucus meeting this morning that they would get to vote this year on just...

Elise Foley

House Passes Obama-GOP Tax Cut Deal, Sending Bill To President | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- A coalition of Republicans and conservative Democrats combined to push the Obama-...

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 Tax Cut Vote Set To Go Down On White House-GOP Proposal

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Acting with uncommon speed, Congress moved toward final passage Thursday night of sweeping, bipartisan legislation to avoid a Jan. ...

Tax Cute Vote: Senate Advances Obama-GOP Deal Toward Final Approval

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Legislation to avert a Jan. 1 increase in income tax rates has gained 60 votes in the Senate, the level needed to advance toward a fina...

Amanda Terkel

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

Lucia Graves

Rep. Paul Ryan Slams White House Over Tax Cuts, Partisanship: 'They Don't Talk To Us' (VIDEO) | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan, who will chair the House Budget Committee when the GOP takes control of the House next month, slammed the White House fo...

Do Tax Cuts Help the Economy?

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

It is certainly a convenient argument that raising taxes in a recession will hurt growth -- if you are really, really wealthy. But is it based on reality or ideology? A look at the record can provide some answers to that question.

Obama: Letting Middle Class Tax Cuts Lapse Would Hurt Growth

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

KOKOMO, Indiana: President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States must extend tax cuts for the middle class but could not afford to do so for ...

Democrats Plan To Force Vote To Extend Tax Cuts For Middle Class, NOT Wealthy

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After meeting with President Barack Obama Thursday, Democratic leaders in Congress said they plan to hold a series of politically c...

Lucia Graves

Steny Hoyer: Tax Cut Vote 'Under Consideration' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Tuesday that Democrats are still considering a middle-class tax cut vote before the House adjourns t...