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Dec 07 2012
Lets understand President Obamas strategy in the “fiscal cliff negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics.Charles Krauthammer
Sep 24 2020
This article is part of our Trump vs. Biden Perspectives Blogs series, in which we'll analyze and explain where Donald Trump and Joe Biden stand on major issues leading up to the 2020 presidential election. This blog will examine each candidate's stances on matters pertaining to the “Defund The Police” movement.Biden: ‘Don’t Defund Police, Support Reforms’
Jul 02 2018
President Trump defiantly stood by his tariffs on Sunday as Canada hit back hard, Mexico elected a new leader who seems prepared to confront him, and the European Union issued a scathing condemnation of his policy as “in effect, a tax on the American people.”Washington Post
Nov 07 2019
A judge has ordered President Trump and his children to pay $2 million to a group of nonprofit organizations as part of a settlement with the New York state attorney general's office involving "persistent" violations of charities law, reports CNN.
Why it matters: The lawsuit alleges that the Trumps violated state and federal campaign finance laws in 2016 by using the Donald J. TrumpAxios
Mar 01 2020
Survey after survey shows bipartisan public support for school choice policies, notably among families with the most at stake in our education system. And while some fellow educators and I may still have reservations about nontraditional choice ideas, we have a responsibility to listen to what many families and communities are saying.
According to a survey of likely 2020 voters,USA TODAY
Sep 11 2020
Whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden gets sworn in as president in January, the composition of the Senate will shape what they can accomplish.
Republicans and Democrats have settled into the final weeks of a high-stakes fight for two years of Senate control. The party that wins a majority will not only dictate what policies the president can pass — on issues from health care to taxes andCNBC
Nov 29 2012
As the White House and Congress debate how to steer clear of the fiscal cliff, one obstacle is the president's insistence that the wealthy should pay more in taxes. And one way that could happen is through changing the rules for dividends and capital gains.
If you own a share of stock in a company today, when the company pays out a dividend, the most you're taxed is 15 percent. And ifNPR (Online News)
Apr 02 2021
President Biden's $2 trillion spending plan, which is being promoted largely as a bill to address infrastructure, directs well under half of its total money to things traditionally defined as infrastructure, according to a Fox News analysis.
The analysis, based on the 25-page summary of the president's proposal for the "American Jobs Plan," indicates less than $750 billion of theFox News (Online News)
Jun 29 2020
In the early months of 2020, Americans were engaged in the perennial election-year debate over how best to reform the nation’s health care system. As usual, the electorate was torn and confused. Polling indicated that a small majority of likely voters favored a new universal system that would cover everyone. But that support evaporated when it was made clear that any such overhaul wouldNew York Times (Opinion)
Nov 11 2020
Bill Clinton had Republican William Cohen. George W. Bush had Democrat Norm Mineta. Barack Obama had Republicans Ray LaHood and Chuck Hagel.
Now President-elect Joe Biden, who called for ending this “grim era of demonization in America,” is likewise signaling he might reach across the aisle to name Republicans to a Cabinet post and other key slots in his administration.