Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives on the House floor in the Capitol on Tuesday, the opening session of the 114th Congress.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
January 7, 2015 "Dynamic scoring" would favor tax cuts as a way to bring in more revenue for the government. But critics of the system are calling it "a gimmick."
December 3, 2010 The White House and congressional leaders are said to be having quiet talks about extending Bush-era tax cuts.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/131778576/131777664" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
September 16, 2010 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remained firm that tax cuts should go to incomes of $250,000 or less. This was despite indications that some House Democrats wanted to extend Bush-era tax cuts for everyone, including the wealthy.
Injured people lie down on a road and scramble to safety after an explosion during a Shiite procession in Quetta, Pakistan, today.
Arshad Butt/Associated Press
September 3, 2010 'The Washington Post' reports the Obama administration is considering a package of tax breaks aimed at encouraging businesses to add workers -- and to combat GOP charges that the Democrats are anti-business.
July 16, 2010 Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan says the Bush tax cuts should be allowed to lapse. Greenspan, who as the nation's top central banker in 2001 and 2003, pushed for the Bush tax cuts, now says that was a mistake.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor