Articles in Category: 'Bush tax cuts'

By: Scott Rasmussen | Posted: November 9, 2012 10:00 AM

One of the strangest aspects of Election 2012 is that voters are demanding change but didn't change politicians.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM

The Senate met in an unusual Saturday session to vote on two tax proposals doomed to fail from the start.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM

As the week unfolded, it appeared that the last days of the lame-duck session of Congress might well end in gridlock. Many issues had been left to the last days, but certainly the biggest issue was whether the so-called "Bush tax cuts" would be extended for not only the "middle class," but for those fabulously wealthy individuals who have the audacity to earn more than $250,000 a year -- the "wealthy."

 
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By: Curtis Dubay | Posted: January 28, 2012 3:55 AM
President Obama and Congress need to focus on policies in 2012 that will unleash the economic growth necessary to get the economy back on track, create jobs and lower the unemployment rate.
 
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Posted: December 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Reality strikes. Barack Obama spurned the advice of columnists Paul Krugman and Katrina vanden Heuvel and agreed with Republicans to extend the current income tax rates -- the so-called Bush tax cuts -- for another two years.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: December 4, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The Senate and House spent much of this week behind closed doors discussing the tax deductions that will expire in a few weeks. These “Bush tax cuts” that became law in 2001 and 2003 number in the 60s.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 27, 2010 4:05 AM
 
When lawmakers return to Capitol Hill after their Thanksgiving break, they will have barely a month to decide whether to raise taxes.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: November 15, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The first of the two-legged, two-staged, lame-duck session of Congress begins Monday, and it consists of mostly wounded “ducks.” These winged fowl would love nothing more than to duck the huge legislative agenda that awaits them.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 6, 2010 1:37 PM
 

Having routed the Democrats at the polls, the Republicans turned to incoming U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio Saturday to offer the Republican response to President Barack Obama‘s weekly radio address.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Coming to Congress after the November elections is a double-header of sorts. However, this is not one where you typically enjoy hotdogs, popcorn and rooting for your favorite baseball team.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 23, 2010 5:32 PM
 
An ambiguously worded state statute could put Florida in the middle of another national controversy this fall.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
If Congress fails to extend Bush-era tax cuts this year, Florida retirees will suffer a blow to their wallets -- adding to their health-care pains, a Heritage Foundation report says.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: August 9, 2010 4:57 PM
 

Kendrick Meek took time off his statewide bus tour to vote on the first day of early voting. Immediately after, he attended an early voting rally at the South Florida local of the AFL-CIO.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: July 29, 2010 10:46 PM
 

A RealtyTrac report shows Florida leading the way in new foreclosure-related filings over the first six months of 2010. Business and political leaders say letting taxes increase in 2011 when benefits expire could worsen foreclosures and kill economic growth.
 
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