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
Is it Time to Consider a Basic Income? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet Poverty rates are high, the ... By depending on the wealthy and ... of income taxes are paid by the upper classes, as so eloquently put by Mitt ... 09/18/2014 - 7:57 am | View Link
Scotland’s ‘Yes We Can’ Vote - Daily Beast ... southern belt paid less than ... the new cache of uber-wealthy ... states use a high-tax, high ... has no plan to raise taxes. ... is a ... 09/17/2014 - 10:24 am | View Link
At First Debate, Mitt Romney Admits That He Would ‘Absolutely Not’ Support His Own Tax Plan I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans. And number three ... Romney’s plan is a clearly defined tax cut for the wealthy. Even if he closed every loophole that benefits the wealthy, he wouldn’t generate enough revenue to make up ... 10/4/2012 - 2:47 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 - 7:50 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 ... 09/21/2012 - 4:20 am | 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
How Likely Is It That Romney Paid No Taxes? Another expert on tax strategies for high net worth individuals ... federal tax rate -- typically taxes paid divided by adjusted gross income. That measure doesn't account for wealth accumulation or strategies wealthy people use to effectively reduce ... 08/9/2012 - 6:32 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 ... 09/18/2014 - 10:01 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 ... 09/18/2014 - 4:10 am | View Website
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Romney Avoids Taxes via Loophole Cutting Mormon Donations ... In 1997, Congress cracked down on a popular tax shelter that allowed rich people to take advantage of the exempt status of charities without actually ... 10/29/2012 - 12:00 am | View Website
9 Things to Know About Mitt Romney's Tax Returns | Mother ... Mitt Romney released more tax information on Friday. Here's what you need to know. He's still only released two years' worth of tax returns. Romney released his 2010 ... 09/21/2012 - 1:39 pm | View Website
CREDIT: AP On Wednesday, Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in connection with two alleged domestic violence incidents involving his wife and 17-month old son. It was the 57th time that an NFL player has been arrested on a domestic violence charges since Roger Goodell become the commissioner in 2006.
An oil platform off the coast of Scotland. CREDIT: Shutterstock An independent Scotland would take much of the U. K.’s renewable capacity with it, and its population would be more opposed to fracking than the U. K. as a whole. At the same time, it would count on oil drilling income to fund much of its government, and it might lose out on new investments in renewable energy.
Some evidence suggests the encroachment of work on home life is creating more exhausted, cynical and burned out workers Are smartphones really so bad for us? Hard science on the matter is hard to come by. In the absence of solid evidence, debates on their effects are driven more by conjecture, anecd
TV preacher Pat Robertson lashed out at a "Jewish radical" on Thursday who he said was responsible for God being removed from the Air Force oath.
The Air Force announced on Thursday that the words "so help me God" were an optional part of the oath after an atheist airman crossed out the words on his reenlistment paperwork.
Arab Bank is not responsible for financing terrorist attacks against Israel any more than the mother of Adam Lanza is culpable for the mass murder of 20 Newtown, Ct., schoolchildren, the bank's lawyer argued Thursday in Brooklyn Federal Court.
Elected officials gathered in Los Angeles at the TCL Chinese Theater in downtown Hollywood Thursday for a signing ceremony for the state’s new film and television tax incentive bill, which more than triples the amount of money California will offer in subsidies annually. Read full article >>