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18 min ago | Townhall

Socialist NYC Mayor is Really Good at Tax Avoidance

According to public records, Bill "punish the rich" de Blasio paid a mere 8 percent of his income in federal taxes .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Mitt Romney Pays Taxes in La Jolla; Tweet Taunts He's Paying Reid's Salary

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid his taxes this week, but not without a little trash talk from one of his sons.


Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | The Economist

Lexington: The Jack Kemp revival

AMERICAN football "combines two of the worst things in American life", said George Will, a baseball fan.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, African-American

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Who funded the super PAC hitting Dem and GOP candidates? These three billionaires.

I took a closer look last week at Ending Spending Action Fund, a unique super PAC that has gone after both Republicans and Democrats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Pays A Lower Tax Rate Than Mitt Romney

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio became a prominent proponent of progressive tax policy when he made raising taxes on city residents who make over $500,000 a year a cornerstone of his platform during his underdog campaign last year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


Gov. Rick Scott to Charlie Crist: Win your primary and then maybe we’ll debate

Democrat Charlie Crist issued that implicit debate challenge to Gov. Rick Scott during an impromptu caught-on-video meeting with Lieutenant Governor Carlos-Lopez Cantera.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, Charlie Crist, US Politics

The Daily Beast

How to Win the War on InequalityBy Michael Tomasky

If only Ted Cruz and Rand Paul would pick up Thomas Piketty's book. Failing that, Hillary Clinton should heed his findings about wealth and inequality-and take on the crisis head on.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat


Forbes fumbles Obama record on merger politicization

Did you know that Obama's Justice Department selectively blocks mergers by Republican CEOs? No? Well then, you must not be reading Forbes .


Related Topix: AT&T, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

In Plain Sight: The Rise of Corporate Democrats in California

Marin County is one of California's most liberal regions and, with its iconic redwoods and stunning coastline, it is also a power center for environmental activism.


Related Topix: US News, California, Activism, US Politics, Jerry Brown, US Governors

The Huffington Post

Democrats Have Big Advantage -- For Now

Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Senator Tim Kaine

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Romney Son Takes a Swipe at Harry Reid on Tax Day

Almost two years after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid repeated an unsubstantiated report that Mitt Romney did not pay taxes, one of the Romney sons fired back.


Related Topix: US Politics

Roll Call

Ratings Change: Minnesota's 2nd District

Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., was re-elected in 2012 with less than 55 percent in a district that Barack Obama won twice, making him an initial Democratic target.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Mitt Romney appears in pro-Mike Simpson TV ad

Mitt Romney appears in a new ad backing Rep. Mike Simpson against his a tea party challenger, marking the first time Romney has vouched for a congressional candidate on the airwaves in 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, World News


Mitt Romney Stars in Ad in Heated Idaho Primary

Mitt Romney Stars in Ad in Heated Idaho Primary - Mitt Romney is making his first foray into the 2014 campaign airwaves, appearing in a new U.S. Chamber of Commerce television spot touting Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson in an increasingly heated Republican primary.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Cameraman to politicians: We have our eye on you

The cameraman behind the video that led state Senate president Mike Ellis to announce that he would not seek re-election has a message for politicians across the country: You could be next.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Neenah, WI, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

WDTN-TV Dayton

Republican convention 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan are on stage with their wives Ann Romney and Janna Ryan at the end of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Tampa, FL

Crooks and Liars

Scott Brown, The Return Of The Prodigal Son?

At least that's the fairy tale being spun by former Romney surrogate John Sununu.


Related Topix: US Politics, John Sununu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Olympia Snowe, on compromise, Citizens United and former colleague Kay Hagan

Olympia Snowe made her case for a return to governing from the "sensible center," and she did it with conviction.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Olympia Snowe, World News

The Washington Post

The most popular fact checks of March

Our monthly round-up of the most popular columns is a bit late this month, as The Fact Checker has been churning out so many fact checks and Truth Teller videos that we never found a moment to post it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election

Northern Michigan News

Donors return to Crossroads, give $5m in March

After a stretch of anemic fundraising, the Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC raised more cash in March than it did during the previous 14 months combined, according to summaries of campaign filings released Monday.


Related Topix: US News, North Carolina, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Barack Obama