The bill includes a $30 billion fund to increase access to lending for small businesses, and $12 billion in tax cuts. It also sets off debate on whether to extend the Bush tax cuts to more than the just 'middle class.'
An Indiana mayor, whose city helped the NYFD rebuild after 9/11, is one Republican who has no issues with plans for the mosque near ground zero.
As Election 2010 nears, Republicans are confident of dominating the House as Democrats shape strategies for either outcome. How will Obama deal with Republican gains?
After the campaigning, the governing. But will legislating split apart the Tea Party? Followers disagree on social issues such as abortion, admit Armey and Kibbe. But Tea Party enthusiasts unite on this: The government spends way too much.
Tax cuts passed under President Bush are about to expire, prompting a fierce partisan battle over whether they should be renewed.
There are a couple of reasons House Republican leader John Boehner may be relenting on extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy. Both have to do with Election 2010.
House Republican leader John Boehner said he’d vote to extend tax cuts for middle-class Americans even if the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy were allowed to expire. Did he mean it, or was it a calculated move to get President Obama off his back?
Obama's speech Wednesday marked a post-Labor Day ramp-up of election sparring. It threw into sharp relief an issue that both parties see as central to their campaign strategies: taxes.