U.S. House Passes Tax-Cut Extension Bill

| December 16, 2010

The U.S. Congress passed an $858 billion bill extending for two years all Bush-era tax cuts, and now the measure goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Majorities of both parties supported the bill. Voting in favor were 139 Democrats and 138 Republicans, while 112 Democrats and 36 Republicans voted against it. Eight lawmakers didn’t vote. The […]

47 House Democrats Want To Extend Investment Tax Cuts

| September 28, 2010

September 28,2010 Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press      WASHINGTON – A group of 47 House Democrats are telling party leaders they want to continue Bush-era tax cuts on investment income, breaking ranks with President Barack Obama and exposing divisions among Democrats over their party’s pre-election message about taxes. The lawmakers, led by Rep. John Adler, D-N.J., have […]

House Republicans Seek To Repeal The Costly Cumbersome Health Law, Cut Spending, And Extend Expiring Tax Cuts

| September 23, 2010

Is there a message to Congress in this! House Republicans announced a governing agenda today that would cut federal spending, extend expiring tax cuts and repeal the Democrats’ health-care law. The program was released by party leaders at a hardware store in Sterling, Virginia, as Republicans make their case to voters to retake the House […]

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