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  • Delegation clout shifts in aftermath of earmark era

    WASHINGTON Four years after lawmakers gave up earmarking, the last of the billions once dedicated to pet projects has effectively been spent, and one result is a changed roster of states laying claim to the most clout in Congress. Talking smack about...
  • U.S. House passes state sales tax break; Obama veto threatened

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let taxpayers deduct state sales taxes on their federal tax returns, a victory for residents of Texas, Florida and other states that lack an income tax. The 272-152 vote would reinstate a tax break...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
  • No: Problems afflict measurement tool: Front Burner

    No: Problems afflict measurement tool: Front Burner
    In January, the Republican majority in the House of Representatives of the new Congress adopted a rule that requires the nonpartisan official scorekeepers — the Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation —...
  • Homeowner tax breaks are probably safe despite moves in Congress

    Homeowner tax breaks are probably safe despite moves in Congress
    Tax reform is revving up again on Capitol Hill, with the heads of key committees pledging to work toward a simpler and fairer tax code, possibly one with lower tax rates. Sounds intriguing. But what might that mean for homeowners? Many benefit from...
  • Homeowner tax breaks appear safe, for now

    Tax reform is revving up again on Capitol Hill, with the heads of key committees pledging to work toward a simpler and fairer tax code, possibly one with lower tax rates. Sounds intriguing. But what might that mean for homeowners — many of whom...
  • House changes the way economic effect of major bills is calculated

    House changes the way economic effect of major bills is calculated
    House Republicans have changed the way that congressional number crunchers calculate the economic impact of major bills, a controversial step that should make it easier to cut taxes. The move, part of a package of rules enacted as lawmakers began...
  • Grayson: House approves my tax cuts

    Grayson: House approves my tax cuts
    On Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act, the resolution included nine tax cut extensions that U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, says he introduced. The resolution, introduced by U.S. Rep....
  • Short-sellers in limbo waiting for mortgage forgiveness tax relief

    Short-sellers in limbo waiting for mortgage forgiveness tax relief
    David Foster, who sold his condo in Chicago last month, isn't plugged in to Capitol Hill's political games. But he has banked the financial future of his family on Congress accomplishing at least one thing during the post-election session: renewing the...
  • How Democrats can save their agenda

    How Democrats can save their agenda
    President Barack Obama issued a veto threat last week against a corporate tax-cutting orgy that promised the world to many powerful interests but did little for the middle class and nothing for low-income Americans. The president's move was singularly...