Billionaire and reality show host Donald Trump is scheduled to moderate a Republican presidential debate. But only Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have agreed to participate.
Bipartisan leaders in New York State agreed to a plan to raise taxes on the rich. The plan is broadly similar to similar ideas discussed – but rejected – by Congress.
The members of the super committee tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from federal budgets announced that it failed to reach a deal. Polls and newspapers chime in on why that happened.
Letters to the Editor for the weekly issue of November 21, 2011: Readers respond to the cover story "Tussle over taxes." One says American antitax advocate Grover Norquist's extemist views don't merit coverage. Another says federal spending isn't the answer and proposes a new tax plan.
To help the deficit 'super committee' reach a deal, some Republicans appear to be open to the idea of ending some tax breaks, despite opposition from antitax crusaders.
Rick Perry has snagged the media spotlight with his flat tax plan, among other moves. Is it enough to get Rick Perry's campaign on track, asks DCDecoder.
Tuesday's GOP debate in Las Vegas is likely to see candidates try to knock down Herman Cain, who has surged in the polls. For each presidential contender, here's what to watch for.
The fight over raising levies on the wealthy, a theme of the 'Occupy Wall Street' protests, is about more than money. It's a clash over fundamental American values.
The GOP knows it will get $1.2 trillion in deficit cuts this year no matter what. That gives it less incentive to compromise with President Obama on a deal that raises taxes on the rich.