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  • Obama drops proposed tax increase on college savings plans

    WASHINGTON Under bipartisan pressure, the White House Tuesday quietly abandoned a proposal to raise taxes on a popular program used to save for college. President Barack Obama had proposed earlier this month to eliminate tax breaks adopted in 2001 for...
  • GOP lawmakers back Obama's push for new trade deals, but Democrats say jobs may suffer

    It doesn't happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issue: trade. Trade has long created strange politics, but the issue has languished on congressional back burners...
  • Democratic Party is suddenly a fount of ideas

    Only a few months ago, it looked as if Republicans had recaptured their old claim to be the party of ideas, especially on the economic issue that has seized the attention of most Americans: the stagnation of middle-class incomes. The GOP's former vice...
  • GOP senators, and possible 2016 rivals, vie at Koch brothers retreat

    Three potential Republican presidential contenders parried on issues including Cuba policy and the qualities necessary to win the White House during a Sunday night panel discussion that also afforded an unprecedented, if limited, peek into the workings of...
  • In last five years, gifts galore for Gov. Christie

    TRENTON, N.J. Bruce Springsteen CDs, the Bible, books about weight loss and foreign affairs, a Cuban flag, and a bottle of Pinot Noir. New Jersey's governor has received more than 1,100 gifts since he took office in 2010, according to newly disclosed...
  • Republicans tell Obama to get more aggressive on trade

    WASHINGTON Abandoned by many congressional Democrats who vow to kill his trade plans, President Barack Obama is banking on the new Republican majority to advance his ambitious proposal to sell more U.S. goods throughout the Pacific Rim. To get it done,...
  • Ben Carson: 'A lot of doors opening' to White House bid

    WASHINGTON As Ben Carson weighs a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, his political calculus is not the stuff of polls or advice from high-powered politicians. His motivation comes from the gut and from above. "I pray every day for...
  • Obama to propose overhaul of capital gains and dividends taxes

    President Obama, keeping up a push for what he calls tax fairness, plans to unveil a new package of tax proposals that target inherited assets, capital gains and large financial firms to pay for billions in new tax benefits for low- and middle-class...
  • Treasury secretary: Congress should focus on simplifying business taxes, not tax law overhaul

    The Obama administration is pushing Congress to simplify federal business taxes after Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Democrats and Republicans are too far apart to agree on sweeping changes to taxes paid by individuals and families. Lew said the Obama...
  • Romney strikes a new tone for 2016, but is this the real Mitt?

    Mitt Romney stepped back into the political arena Friday night, reborn as a prospective presidential candidate with a message almost as surprising as his apparent desire to run again for the White House. From the man pilloried for describing 47...
  • State of the Union misses on achievable goals

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday, Jan. 21: As candidate, and then again as president, Barack Obama promised to restore healthy middle-class prosperity lost during the worst economic crisis in generations. It...