Payroll tax cut

Senate GOP leader calls on Democrats to spell out cuts

Senate Republican Leader Mitch Connell insisted on Tuesday that President Barack Obama and Democrats spell out where they would cut government spending as part of any... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2012


No one retreating; cliff talks seem at standstill

A year-end deadline approaching, quiet negotiations to avoid an economy-rattling "fiscal cliff" yielded no tangible signs of progress on Monday as Republicans pressed... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2012


GOP 'fiscal cliff' plan echoes failed budget talks

Republicans are proposing a "fiscal cliff" plan that revives ideas from failed budget talks with President Barack Obama last year, calling for raising the eligibility... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2012


Scaling back or limiting deductions is the right move

A tax break once considered sacrosanct may no longer be so sacred: the deduction for mortgage interest. As talks move apace in Washington about tax reform and deficit... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2012


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