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Your Tax Dollars Helped To Slash The Poverty Rate In Half. Plus Other Ways You're Helping

Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact

Maybe Uncle Sam didn't cut you a break on Tax Day, but we're here to offer you some perspective. Instead of expressing your financial frustrations, re...

Arthur Delaney

Steve King: People Not Working 'Should Do Their Fair Share'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's plan to let Bush-era tax cuts expire on earnings above $250,000 is part of a "class envy" scheme to make people...

Tim Geithner: We Can't Let Deficit Fears 'Weaken The Safety Net'

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business

CHICAGO, April 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Wednesday that Americans can't let fear of future deficits stymie nece...