In today's Daily Deduction, Tax VOX reports that President Obama's fiscal 2015 budget will include about $1 trillion in new taxes as several states look to make tax changes of their own.
Almost 3 in 4 Americans support a legal status for illegal immigrants, new poll finds. But support is lower for a path to full US citizenship. The public is divided, too, over the jump in deportations.
'American Idol' star Clay Aiken, a Democrat, isn't just running on his celebrity. In a district neighboring Fort Bragg, he's campaigning in part from the right, as a guardian of military interests.
U.S. farm bill has cleared its final hurdle in the senate, and final passage is expected as early as Tuesday. The $1 trillion farm bill trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance, consolidates agricultural conservation programs and ends direct payments to farmers.