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  • Americans: Tax cheats not taken lightly

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Nine in 10 Americans say it is "not at all'' acceptable to cheat on taxes. That's what the IRS says. The agency's annual survey - while it may have been conducted in August - came......
  • Daschle's tax problem: Second nominee

     
    by Noam N. Levey Former Sen. Tom Daschle, tapped by President Obama to lead his healthcare reform campaign, failed to pay more than $128,000 in taxes in the three years before Obama nominated him in December to head the Department......
  • Gregg reassures GOP on appointment

     
    by Christi Parsons Sen. Judd Gregg has assured Republican leadership that he won't take the job as Commerce secretary unless he's certain his replacement in the Senate will line up with the GOP caucus. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said......
  • $800 billion stimulus buys what? This

     
    by Janet Hook with Noam N. Levey, Jim Puzzanghera, Richard Simon and Jim Tankersley. . With Congress moving toward passage of an $800-billion-plus economic stimulus plan, big government is back. Unabashed. With a vengeance. The stimulus is bigger than...
  • McCain: 'No bill is better than this bill'

     
    by Mark Silva "No bill is better than this bill,'' Sen. John McCain of Arizona says of the economic stimulus bill that President Barack Obama, his erstwhile campaign rival, is promoting. That's not the sort of message that Obama wants......
  • Holder at Justice: Bad old days are over

     
    by Frank James Today was supposed to be Eric Holder's day, with his swearing-in as the nation's first black attorney general. But his historic moment was overshadowed by news that two other choices of President Barack Obama for high-profile......
  • Gregg once tried to kill Commerce Dept

     
    by Frank James Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) once wanted to destroy the Commerce Dept. But that was then. Now he wants to run it, having accepted President Barack Obama's nomination to join his cabinet as Commerce Secretary. It's safe to......
  • Tom Daschle withdraws: 'Distraction'

     
    by Mark Silva Tom Daschle, the former Senate majority leader whom President Barack Obama had nominated for secretary of Health and Human Services, withdrew today amid growing criticism over his payment of more than $120,000 in taxes owed for a......
  • Obama gives Gregg official Commerce nod

     
    by Frank James In another demonstration of his desire to set aside the partisanship that has for years defined Washington, President Barack Obama formally announced that Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire was his choice for Commerce Secretary....
  • Paterson: November is apparently inoperative...

     
    Paterson finally has a statement out on the deficit reduction plan. It includes raising SUNY tuition, delaying STAR payments, increasing health insurance fees and assessments, using money won in litigation settlements, and transferring extra money from...
  • Panetta at CIA: 'Clean break from past'

     
    by Rebecca Cole and updated as hearing continued and ended The Senate Intelligence Committee has taken up the nomination of Leon Panetta, former congressman from California and onetime chief of staff to former President Bill Clinton, for director of the.....