Rep. Sean Duffy attempts to defend Donald Trump and his hypocrisy on taxes by conflating Trump's tax losses with ordinary working people using the earned income tax credit or the mortgage deduction for their homes.
MSNBC, Hardball, Nov. 11, 2014. Note to Chris Matthews. Democrats would do well to listen to Robert Reich for guidance on economic policy, but the last person they need to be taking advice from is Harold Ford Jr. (D-Wall Street).
The new Obama budget repeats and reinforces the deficit-reduction rhetoric which has misdirected the political debate for the last four years.
Here's what happens when a Democrat tries to point out that Republicans' rhetoric on the working class and those living in poverty doesn't match their policies on Meet the Press.
Gov. Dan Malloy knocks down every one of Michael Steele's talking points while debating the need to raise the minimum wage on this Tuesday's Hardball.
Sen. Rubio's big speech on poverty is exactly what we expected... just more of the same old trickle-down economics we've been hearing from them for decades now.
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich takes Ryan economic adviser and former Third Way flack, Scott Winship, to school.
A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis shows that half the value of the $900 billion worth of top tax breaks goes to the top quintile of American income earners.
As Steve Benen did such a wonderful job of explaining in his post this Monday, Republicans continually claim to be the anti-tax party, but that label should come with an asterisk, because they really don't mind raising taxes on the poor. Those moochers had better get "some skin in the game" or else.
Most Americans, over 80% in polls I have seen, understand that cutting Social Security benefits is a terrible idea. But it's also a moral issue.
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