Lawmakers who vote to let tax cuts lapse for millionaires would not be violating an antitax pledge, says a group led by activist Grover Norquist. House Speaker John Boehner has put forward such a bill, stirring fury of other conservatives.
As income and wealth become ever more concentrated in America, the nation’s corporations and billionaires will invest even more in politics, Reich writes.
Conservatives see 'media-generated histrionic' over vulgar comments Rush Limbaugh made about law school student Sandra Fluke. Liberals see a ripe opportunity to pin wings of GOP candidates to the wall.
Conservative groups had been worried that House Speaker John Boehner would agree to some tax increases in a deal to trim deficits and raise the debt ceiling.
Jay Leno's new show debuts tonight and features a Washington-based political correspondent.