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Michael McAuliff

Dems: GOP Outrage At IRS Is Really About Rove | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican efforts to punish the Internal Revenue Service for its alleged partisan targeting of political social welfare groups may have...

Michael McAuliff

Not Implicated In the Lois Lerner IRS Furor: The White House | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two House of Representatives committees held nearly unprecedented votes this week targeting the former IRS official at the heart of the ...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Vote For Criminal Probe Of Lois Lerner In IRS Scandal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Ways and Means Committee took the scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's botched scrutiny of political nonprofits to a ne...

Jason Linkins

Rep. Dave Camp Gave This 'Congress' Thing His Best Shot, But He's Done | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Is there even much of a point to being a member of Congress anymore, if you're nominally committed to public service? Probably not, and now Rep. Dave ...

GOP Rep's Not Running For Reelection

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) will not run for reelection in 2014. The congressman announced his decision in a statement Monday: Today, I am announci...

Arthur Delaney

House GOP Says It's Too Late To Pass An Unemployment Extension | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House of Representatives say it's just too late to pass legislation restoring unemployment benefits to the 2 million ...

Camp Roadmap to Paying for Extenders

Chuck Marr | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Chuck Marr

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's tax reform plan hasn't generated a groundswell of support for comprehensive tax reform this year, but it off...

Dare to Do Tax Reform

Jim Jaffe | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

The chairman of the Ways and Means Committee unveil a tax reform plan that everyone agrees is both credible and going nowhere.

Will Obama Go Big or Base on Budget?

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

Now the ball is in Obama's court. Is he going to present a big plan that tries to tackle the serious long-term fiscal problems the nation faces?

Friday Talking Points -- Republicans' Foot-Shooting Party

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even when Republicans weren't shooting at their own feet this week, it appears they were conducting a circular firing squad instead. The 2014 campaign, in other words, is off to a raucous start... and it's only February.

Camp and Hagel Swing for the Fences

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

If their boldness inspires President Obama and our nation to comprehensively reform and rebalance our federal fiscal framework in a manner fulfills its core commitments while nurturing economic vitality, they will have truly hit it out of the park.

Little Support Expected For GOP Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives' top Republican tax writer will release a plan on...

Boehner Won't Promise Vote On GOP Plan

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling a massive plan to overhaul the nation's tax system....

House GOP Has A New Tax Plan

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An election-year plan by House Republicans to simplify the tax code would cut income tax rates but impose a new surtax on some hig...

Fast Track to Poverty

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Without significant changes, TPP will just be another American factory shuttering, dream shattering trade deal. Of course, the corporations that stand to profit support the current TPP scheme, as they did the other job-destroying trade deals. And so do corporate politicians.

The Challenge of Tax Reform: A Price Without a Product

Jared Bernstein | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

While the reformers are running around trying to get folks excited about tax expenditures (the price), government (the product) is increasingly dysfunctional.

Dem, Republican Team Up For Unusual Cause

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Welcome to the "Max and Dave Show," a campaign-style swing around the country featuring two of the most powerful members of Co...

How Likely Is Carried Interest Reform?

Jeremy Scott | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Jeremy Scott

Carried interest reform will almost certainly be part of any major tax reform bill offered by Camp or Baucus. But it's also possible that even if tax reform efforts fail or stall, carried interest legislation could find its way into an extenders package or as a pay-for for deficit reduction or an extension of the debt limit.


Jim Worth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Jim Worth

There is no scandal here but there is an unseen, unpublicized, and potentially more dangerous failure clouded by Republican histrionics that distracts and affects the American people.

Zach Carter

McConnell: No Evidence Tying IRS Scandal To Obama | Zach Carter | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Sunday conceded that there is no evidence that President Barack Obama or the White Hou...

Lawmakers Launch Website To Boost Public Support

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

* Congressional tax writers unveil tax reform website * Senate panel eyes international tax options in meeting * New tax...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Bill To Pay Only Some U.S. Debts | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed a measure Thursday that would amount to the rough equivalent of declaring bankruptcy for the United States, directing t...

Dilemma -- the Earned Income Tax Credit

Christopher Bergin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Christopher Bergin

Immediately, some began to assert that Baucus' announcement meant the end of tax reform. Pardon me if I differ, but if anything, it probably helps the tax reform effort a bit by concentrating Baucus more on it.

How Should the U.S. Stop Profit Shifting?

Martin Sullivan | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Martin Sullivan

I would say that lawmakers have not addressed the issue effectively because they are replacing one poor enforcement device with a poor enforcement standard that is difficult to enforce.

Ryan Grim

Top Republican's Bank Tax Bill Would Punish Grand Bargain-Backing CEOs | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) is considering legislation that would significantly increase taxes for the n...