Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Islamist threat overshadows Obama’s domestic sales pitch - FOXNews.com Islamist threat overshadows Obama’s domestic sales pitch - Washington Examiner 01/15/2015 - 10:53 am | View Link
Progressively better: What Wisconsin Dems can learn from Minnesota - Chippewa Falls Online 350 and 400 paid organizers ... big unions and wealthy donors ... nominee Mitt Romney, who ... campaigned on two things: Your taxes are too ... 01/14/2015 - 7:19 am | View Link
Why Democrats Are Pushing a $1.2 Trillion Redistribution of Wealth - Yahoo! Finance Video: Rep. Hollen's middle class fix - NBCNews.com 01/12/2015 - 3:29 pm | View Link
New congressional Zing!s - Tallahassee Democrat ... drug dealers or high school ... Get it right Democrat: Romney ... to cut their taxes...and they paid no state taxes that ... education, ... 01/12/2015 - 8:11 am | View Link
At First Debate, Mitt Romney Admits That He Would ‘Absolutely Not’ Support His Own Tax Plan Mitt Romney seemingly walked back his support of his own tax plan last night at the first presidential debate, telling President Obama and the American people that he would “absolutely ... paid by high-income individuals. … I will not reduce the taxes ... 10/4/2012 - 2:47 pm | View Link
Video: Mitt Romney Promised Tax Cut for Wealthy, Then Denied He Supports It However, during last night's presidential debate with President Obama, Romney said that he would “absolutely not” support a plan that cuts taxes on the wealthy, reports ThinkProgress.org. Romney said: "I will not reduce the share paid by high-income ... 10/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Romney: Taxes on the Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra Mitt Romney says that tax rates are too high—so high that he wants to cut them. So why did he deliberately avoid deducting charitable contributions in his 2011 tax return in order to pay a higher effective tax rate? Yet Romney just opted to shovel more ... 09/21/2012 - 6:50 am | View Link
Romney Paid More Taxes Than He Owed One interesting detail is that Romney deliberately paid more taxes than he needed to in 2011, although on the campaign trail he says taxes on the wealthy are too high. He could have taken a charitable deduction of the $4.1 million he gave to charity ... 09/20/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Attacks on Romney over taxes may be paying off for Obama as polls show he has slight edge Led by Obama, the Democrats are going after Romney for seeking to protect tax cuts for the wealthy and for refusing to release ... evidence -- raises the prospect that the GOP challenger paid no taxes some years. "Did Romney pay 10 percent in taxes? 08/10/2012 - 7:24 pm | View Link
Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ... D ade Behring is a cause célèbre for Romney’s and Bain’s critics, and it illustrates the leverage problem clearly. In 1994, Bain bought Dade International, a ... 01/25/2015 - 5:12 pm | View Website
George W. Romney For other people of the same name, see George Romney (disambiguation). 01/24/2015 - 7:48 am | View Website
Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the ... 01/23/2015 - 2:30 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney’s Tax Dodge | Rolling Stone How does a private-equity kingpin worth at least $250 million pay a lower tax rate – just 14 percent – than many teachers and firemen? By exploiting tax loopholes ... 10/11/2012 - 7:56 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney Tax Returns For 2011 Released (UPDATE) WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney paid an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent in 2011, according to a tax return filed on Friday, a relatively low tax rate ... 09/21/2012 - 3:47 pm | View Website
CREDIT: AP A serious snowstorm is projected to drop multiple feet of snow on New York City and points northeast this week, prompting Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) to predict one of the largest blizzards in city history and warn residents to stay indoors and avoid travel in the coming days.
ABITA SPRINGS, LOUISIANA — Since its founding as a Native American trading village, Abita Springs has staked its reputation on its clean air and pure waters. Princess Abita of the Choctaw tribe, as the local legend goes, was wasting away in filthy New Orleans in the 1780s until she traveled north and drank from the healing spring that gave the town its name.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
Until last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee had a subcommittee on "the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights." Now, it just has a Subcommittee on the Constitution. Because screw civil rights and human rights. Republicans claim their logic is that the Constitution totally covers all that other stuff, so there's no need to mention it.