Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered. The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments as much as $11 billion per year in added revenue that they are legally owed — but that hasn’t been paid to them for years. More
Where do more tax cheats live? South and West, IRS study shows Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you're a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia. More
Obamas paid $112,000 in taxes in 2012 President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid more than $112,000 in taxes in 2012, an effective federal income tax rate of more than 18% for 2012, according to the White House. The Obamas and Vice President Biden and his wife released their tax returns Friday, three days before the April 15 tax filing deadline. More
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“I’m very much aware that our side takes more explaining.” - Bloomberg Boehner: Clinton Needs to Bring Democrats Along on Trade - ABC News 05/3/2015 - 12:25 pm | View Link
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One Cheer For Rick Santorum Rick Santorum parlayed not being Mitt Romney into second place in the 2012 Republican primaries proving those who endure to the end will get little or nothing in politics. Republicans often nominate the “next guy” (McCain, Romney), but generally this ... 05/28/2015 - 4:24 am | View Link
Rick Santorum in black and white: More than the gray of a social conservative Had Newt Gingrich dropped out, Santorum would have had more votes than Mitt Romney. The biggest misperception of Rick Santorum is that he is just a social conservative. This is factually false. Santorum is a foreign policy hawk who categorically rejects ... 05/27/2015 - 11:19 am | View Link
The Ole Waco Biker Riot and the Lexicon of Racism. By comparison, the day after Freddie Gray died in the custody of police officers in Baltimore ... New study shows pain of incarceration for black families... Cory Booker, Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, and Obama failures. Ten Faults Lethal to Your Love ... 05/27/2015 - 7:44 am | View Link
27-year-old Republican aims to become youngest congressman He served on both of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns ... “It’s helpful to have somebody not with gray hair out there making the case [for the Republican Party],” Starrett affirmed. 05/27/2015 - 3:09 am | View Link
Bernie Sanders Isn’t Ignoring Race, He’s Playing His Role Perfectly Ferguson, Baltimore, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray — none were in Sanders’ speech ... coalition and were a key part of Barack Obama’s defeat of Mitt Romney in 2012. I’ve been racking my brains to try to work out why ... 05/26/2015 - 6:16 pm | View Link
Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ... No wonder Mitt Romney doesn’t want his finances made public. His offshore accounts may operate in a legal gray zone, as Nicholas Shaxson reports, but is that where ... 05/28/2015 - 8:01 am | View Website
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"Mitt in the Mirror" with Mitt Romney & Jimmy Fallon Before his Tonight Show interview, Gov. Romney talks to his "reflection" in the mirror. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit ... 05/27/2015 - 8:02 am | View Website
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Two weeks after the Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the NBA playoffs, the team announced Thursday the firing of head coach Tom Thibodeau.
In a prepared statement, Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf provided murky reasons for why Thibodeau, who departs with a stellar record of 255-139 (.647), was fired after leading his team to the Eastern Conference semifinals.
WASHINGTON -- When the Senate passed a high-profile piece of trade legislation last Friday, lawmakers simultaneously approved a little-noticed amendment described by its authors as “pro-Israel.” In doing so, the Senate moved to protect Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories from international sanction -- directly contradicting what has been U.
By Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON, May 28 (Reuters) - A U. S. judge on Thursday blasted the Obama administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans in the U. S. House of Representatives over the implementation of the Democratic president's signature healthcare law. Republicans in the House filed a lawsuit in November, saying administration officials unlawfully bypassed Congress.