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Obama Tax Cut Plan

Tax Cut Bill Signed By Obama Packed With Obscure Stocking Stuffers For Businesses

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The massive new tax bill signed into law by President Barack Obama is filled with all kinds of holiday stocking stuffers for busine...

Obama-GOP Tax Cut Deal Doesn't Mean Future Accords

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are congratulating themselves for their bipartisan tax-cut compromise, hoping to b...

Obama Reaches Out To Base Amid New Tension

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans, the White House is moving quickly to mend its strained relationship with the Democrati...

Why Is Obama Leaving The Grass Roots On The Sidelines?

The Washington Post | Sam Graham-Felsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of President Obama's deal to extend the Bush tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans, pundits have focused on how Obama has alienated the lef...

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...

Tea Party Ramps Up Efforts Against Obama-GOP Tax Cut Deal

The Hill | Michael O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives aligned with the Tea Party ramped up pressure Monday on Republicans to vote down the tax deal before Congress. ...

Bill Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance At Obama Briefing

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton implored Democrats to back the tax-cut deal that President Barack Obama negotiated with Republicans as the former pres...

Sam Stein

Larry Summers: If Tax Deal Goes Down There's A 'Significant Risk' Of A Double Dip Recession

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House officials significantly raised the stakes on congressional Democrats in their efforts to get a deal passed on the Bush tax cuts, wa...

Obama Tax Cut Plan: President Exhorts Members Of Congress To Back Deal

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pushing a top foreign policy priority, President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday the Senate would quickly ratify a U.S....

Sam Stein

Obama Tells Dems He'll Oppose Tax Cut Compromise Withtout Unemployment Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — At a meeting at the White House with Democratic congressional leadership Saturday afternoon, President Obama said he would oppose a...