Bush Tax Cuts

George W. Bush, John Boehner

Opinion: Recovery

Slowly but surely the economy is picking up steam. Today’s job numbers are another data point that Barack Obama and Democrats have put the country on a path to recovery from the economic carnage of the Bush Administration.


U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.


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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.


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U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey: ‘Congress Is Completely Dysfunctional’

With Congress’s own supercommittee unable to compromise, both sides were blaming each other and frustrated at the inability to agree on tax reforms and budget cuts.


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Pat Toomey Pledges To Represent Western Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Republican Pat Toomey campaigned a lot in this area, but he knows there’s a big difference between campaigning and governing. Now that he is about to become Pennsylvania’s Junior Senator in Washington, […]


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No Compromise Could Lead To Tax Hikes For Everyone

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Whether to extend the Bush tax cuts into 2011 is a political dispute, but one that threatens to affect every taxpayer in America. Democrats say that the wealthy have had a free […]