tax cuts for the rich

Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Barack Obama is a "small ball guy" but it's time for him to start "manning up" on cuts to earned benefits like Medicare and Social Security. Speaking to Fox News host Martha MacCallum Read more...
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Sunday insisted that Republicans opposed raising taxes on the wealthy and supported cutting earned benefits like Social Security and Medicare because they were "the party of big ideas." "Inside the caucus, what Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says he was "flabbergasted" when President Barack Obama opened debt talks by offering the same public positions that he campaigned on. According to details circulated by Republican aides last week, Treasury Read more...
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol is warning Republicans to stop blocking an extension of payroll tax cuts because the party is "looking as if they don't care about the middle class." During a Sunday panel segment on Fox News, Kristol noted Read more...
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says that Republicans in the House of Representatives have a "mandate" to prevent tax cuts for the rich and other Americans from expiring even though exit polls showed voters supported tax hikes. "As far as Congress, Read more...

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Robert Reich breaks down the Romney-Ryan economic plan into 5 measures that all spell disaster for America. Read more...