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
Disney's Bob Iger for president - Houston Chronicle ... business leaders make serious runs for the office, including Mitt Romney and Ross Perot. ... State University. Bookmark Gray Matters. It ... 10/5/2015 - 2:03 pm | View Link
Gun Control Zing!s - Tallahassee Democrat ... brain-eating amoebas --- your gray matter is ... We need Mitt Romney to jump out of the bush and trump the Donald. Where is Mitt Romney when ... 10/2/2015 - 2:48 pm | View Link
Week 4 Rankings - Yahoo! Sports DeMarco Murray injury update: Chip Kelly unsure of RB's status for ... - UPI 10/1/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Link
Campus sexual assault is rarely black and white - Washington Examiner ... rather, they usually include some shades of gray. ... Examiner The RNC is in year three of a major reboot, after Mitt Romney's loss to ... 09/30/2015 - 2:19 pm | View Link
The Daily 202: Elizabeth Warren wins another battle in war on Wall ... - Washington Post Overnight Finance: GOP, Obama open budget talks - The Hill 09/30/2015 - 8:33 am | View Link
Mitt Romney Doesn’t Think Mass Incarceration is a Real Thing In an interview Monday with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade, Romney said he thought Hillary Clinton’s recent speech on criminal justice reform “smacked of the politicization” of Freddie Gray’s death and the protests that followed in Baltimore. 05/4/2015 - 3:35 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney slams Hillary Clinton's call for 'mass incarceration' to end In additional to high-profile protests, Gray's funeral triggered riots and violence in Baltimore. "It was political in nature to get more support in the African-American community, and I think it was a big mistake on her part and simply wrong," Romney said. 05/4/2015 - 7:51 am | View Link
Mitt Romney Has ‘Thoughts’ On Baltimore And Hillary Clinton, Still Not Running For President (Wink Wink) As for Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby charging six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray, Brian Kilmeade (because he’s a great journalist) just wants to know, “Do their lives matter too?” To which Romney responds: I think people who ... 05/4/2015 - 7:47 am | View Link
How Mitt Romney Blew It Mitt Romney could have won. By Tuesday night, it was certain that 48 percent of the country no longer believed in the portrait of hope and change that Barack Obama offered up in 2008"”if any ever had. Like the picture of Dorian Gray, the reality had ... 11/9/2012 - 12:48 am | View Link
Yes, he's rich. Mitt Romney finally releases his tax returns. Mitt Romney’s personal income-tax records confirm the obvious ... Bradford Malt, a partner at Ropes & Gray and trustee of the Romneys’ blind trust since 2003, released the couple’s 2011 tax returns, plus a summary of tax rates from tax returns ... 09/21/2012 - 11:56 am | View Link
Mitt Romney Official campaign site provides his biography, news and information on how to support his candidacy. 10/5/2015 - 9:23 am | View Website
Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2012 The 2012 presidential campaign of Mitt Romney, the 70th Governor of Massachusetts, was formally announced on June 2, 2011 at an event in Stratham, New Hampshire. 10/5/2015 - 12:33 am | View Website
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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 ... 10/4/2015 - 7:58 am | View Website
Jared Diamond won’t beat Mitt Romney – Anthropolitics 2012 The really scary part of the Diamond Romney dustup is how Romney recaps Diamond: European imperialism is accidental but societies choose to fail. 10/3/2015 - 9:25 am | View Website
By Bill Bigelow Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he launched in the Americas, this needs to stop. Columbus initiated the trans-Atlantic slave trade, in early February 1494, first sending several dozen enslaved Taínos to Spain.
WASHINGTON -- Twenty-six Democratic senators signed a letter Monday calling for more funding to help Syrian refugees, both abroad and by resettling them in the United States. The senators, led by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), sent the letter to Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its subcommittee that deals with foreign operations.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden joined Twitter last week -- a decision that journalist Glenn Greenwald said was a long time coming. Greenwald, who worked with Snowden to reveal the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program, joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss Snowden's presence on the social media site. "It's definitely something that he's been thinking about doing for quite a long time," Greenwald said.
With apologies to the immortal Casey Kasem, here's America's top tunes on the summer 2015 campaign hit parade. This Number One hit goes out on request to Hillary in Chappaqua (or was it D. C., Brooklyn, or Illinois someplace): a fresh take on The Beach Boys' all-timer, this one called "Server Girl." Little server, private one, My campaign's come all undone, Lazy, crazy; Now I'm Server Girl (Server Girl?
WASHINGTON -- It took them nearly three years to do it, but the Senate on Monday confirmed a desperately needed judge for the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Senate voted 69 to 21 to confirm Dale Drozd. The seat he fills has been empty for 1,069 days and is a judicial emergency, meaning the workload exceeds 600 cases or has totaled between 430 and 600 cases for more than 18 months.