Left, Right Both See Value In Big Pre-election Tax Cut Battle

Democrats and Republicans both appear eager to force a showdown prior to the November elections over whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts for wealthy Americans. Enacted in the early years of the Bush administration, those tax cuts are due to expire at the end of the year unless Congress approves … Continue reading

The Sincerest Form of Flattery: GOP Proposes Spill Solutions They Once Filibustered

Senate Republicans are offering a number of proposals in response to the monster Gulf Coast oil spill — including solutions that they filibustered when Democrats first introduced them. The GOP energy plan is in response to a Democratic energy bill rolled out this week by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid … Continue reading