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Does healthcare reform stand a chance against the conservatives' antitax fantasies? Rep. Maxine Waters, Columbia Business School Professor Eric Schoenberg and others weigh in.

British correspondent John Oliver attends a tax day protest to see what has the colonists' knickers in a twist.

Faced with a no-brainer fix to close a tax loophole, Senate Democrats are dithering, caught between the interests of their donors and their voters.

Weary of tax cuts for the rich, state politicians are rethinking their aversion to tax-and-spend.

Congress should levy a Victory Over Terror tax on the superrich which would expire once our troops are safely home.

As Democrats clean up abuse of earmarks, they can't ignore the ones that masquerade as targeted tax breaks.

If President Bush and the Republican Congress would close the loopholes on tax
cheats--especially the superrich--there would be ample money to improve
the nation's public schools.

Corporate tax preparers like H&R Block continue to target taxpayers
hungry for rapid refunds with questionable loans.

Strategies that unite the vast majority against a tiny elite are sure to win.

The Gipper had a certain goofiness about him that was impossible not to like. He told "war stories" borrowed from old movies with such sincerity you were sure he must have been there.

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How hard will it be to negotiate with congressional Republicans? Ask the Republican senator who thinks voters are ignorant about fiscal math.

November 12, 2012

Romney’s campaign has yet to release a lot of damning information about the GOP candidate’s tax returns. 

October 24, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

As corporations quit, shadowy group disbands task force that developed voter suppression and “shoot first” laws. But ALEC still pushes "model" bills that attack labor, environment, education.

April 17, 2012

What elements are crucial for a fair taxation system in the United States, and why do they matter?

April 12, 2012

Members of the US House will, in a series of votes Thursday, have an opportunity to offer their views not just on the Obama budget and Paul Ryan's budget, but also on the Congressional Progressive Caucus "Budget for All."

March 28, 2012

If Newt Gingrich does make it into the White House, he will have a “direct and personal debt” to billionaire Sheldon Adelson.

January 30, 2012

National Nurses United and the AFL-CIO have been urging the White House to stop opposing a global financial transactions tax. It’s working.

November 3, 2011

On the streets, at the Vatican, at the G-20, in Congress and in front of the US Treasury building: The call is rising for a financial transactions tax. It will get a lot louder in coming days.

October 26, 2011

America is not broke. But it has broken priorities. The Congressional Progressive Caucus has the right fix: save trillions, put Americans back to work and protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. How? End the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, tax millionaires, negotiate Medicare drug prices.
 

October 15, 2011