Bush tax cuts

George W. Bush, John Boehner

Opinion: Recovery

Slowly but surely the economy is picking up steam. Today’s job numbers are another data point that Barack Obama and Democrats have put the country on a path to recovery from the economic carnage of the Bush Administration.

12/10/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Without Bush Tax Cuts, Tri-State Area Residents To Fork Over Billions

President Barack Obama now wants to keep Bush tax cuts for the middle class, but when it comes to families making more than $250,000 a year he has others ideas.

08/16/2012

Congress

What Will A Shakeup In D.C. Mean For You?

Americans headed to the polls Tuesday, bringing an end to a long and bitter midterm battle. If the Republicans assume control in Congress expect an attempt at big changes.

11/02/2010

President Barack Obama

New Yorkers Fearful Of Obama ‘Middle Class’ Tax Plan

President Barack Obama hit the road Wednesday talking about taxes, and defending a plan that will mean a smaller paycheck for people who aren’t exactly rich.

09/08/2010

Former President George Bush and first lady Laura Bush

Area Residents Staring At Big Tax Increase

The Bush-era tax cuts are set to expire at the end of the year and that could put a dent in the wallets of tens of thousands of families all over the Tri-State area, come Jan. 1.

08/16/2010