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Former President George W. Bush

The Curse of the Bush Tax Cuts

Updated July 15, 2012

It’s the summer of 2012, President George W. Bush has been out of office for 3 ½ years, and  the biggest issue of the presidential campaign is whether to keep his signature tax cuts, which were … More…

President Obama meets Congressional leaders

Another DC Deadlock

Here we go again.

A likely vote in the House of Representatives Tuesday will confirm what we already know: The bill passed by the US Senate extending the payroll tax cut is dead.

In a deal struck by Senate leaders … More…

Mitch McConnell

The GOP Takes a Big Issue off the Table

On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) made a smart move in the Republican vs. Democratic chess game that… More…