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Cutting Tax Break For Wealthy Would Fund Long-Term Jobless Benefits
Limiting one tax break for the rich would more than pay for extending unemployment benefits for 1.3 million long-term jobless Americans. Read more...
NBC News Glorifies Walmart's Alice Walton
This weekend, NBC News offered viewers a heartwarming portrait of Alice Walton and the Crystal Bridges art museum she opened two years ago in Bentonville, Arkansas. Read more...
“Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer and Robert Reich, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, discuss the latest fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington. Robert Reich believes Democrats have the power in the budget battle, Read more...
On the eve of last week's presidential debate, Republican Mitt Romney floated a trial balloon to deflect public attention from his detail-free tax plan certain to give a massive windfall for the wealthy, burden middle class taxpayers and balloon Read more...
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan on Sunday insisted that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney had provided specifics for his tax plan, but refused to say which deductions would need to be eliminated or provide any math to prove that the scheme Read more...

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Another Sunday, and another week goes by where Mitt Romney is still refusing to give any details about his tax plan and which loopholes he'd supposedly close so the rich don't end up getting another tax break. As Think Progress noted a earlier this week, even the host on Fox was getting fed up with the Romney campaign failing to give specifics and as they wrote in their post about his proposals: Read more...
Introducing his new running mate on Saturday, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney boasted, "We offer solutions that are bold, specific, and achievable." Number Two dutifully followed Number One, as Paul Ryan then promised voters, "We Read more...
That Mitt Romney will say anything to become President of the United States — no matter how blatantly false or comically contradictory — is sadly taken as a given in Election 2012. But while his pathetic pandering and transparent Read more...
The new House Republican budget unveiled by Congressman Paul Ryan last week does many things. Ryan’s so-called “Path to Prosperity” would deliver yet another massive tax cut windfall for the wealthy and pay for it by gutting the social Read more...
Bruce Bartlett on Where the Right Went Wrong from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Bill Moyers talks with conservative economist Bruce Bartlett, who wrote "the bible" for the Reagan Revolution, worked on domestic policy for the Reagan White House, Read more...