Nov 29, 2012 The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.
Nov 28, 2012 The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
Nov 28, 2012 All the talk these days is about the likelihood of the U.S. Congress avoiding a fiscal cliff. You know who’s not worried? Warren Buffett. Plus, his views on the next Treasury Secretary, Oreos for breakfast, and taxing the rich.
Nov 27, 2012 As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
Nov 26, 2012 Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Nov 26, 2012 During the recession, Congress lengthened unemployment aid to a maximum of 99 weeks. If not renewed, the current extension will expire at the end of the year.
Nov 23, 2012 Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Nov 20, 2012 Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke says he believes that worries about the fiscal cliff are already affecting the economy.
Nov 19, 2012 It took a natural disaster and a financial panic to get income taxes written into the U.S. Constitution. That was 1907. And even those who like public programs are still struggling to defend taxes.