Feb 01

Obama to propose foreign profits tax to fund public works

President Barack Obama's budget will propose an ambitious six-year, $478 billion public works program of highway, bridge and transit upgrades, half of it financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas, White House officials…

Dec 02

How lame might the lame-duck Congress be?

Today in the Morning Line: Congress has two weeks left and some hefty legislating to do. Spending bill, Ebola, IS funding, military reauthorization, tax extenders top list of priorities Republicans do not want a shutdown Mary Landrieu accuses GOP opponent…

Apr 01

New Ryan budget same as the old Ryan budgets

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget blueprint for the 2015 fiscal year bears close resemblance to the proposals put forward the last few years by the Wisconsin Republican. Democrats are already sharpening their knives, hoping to use the familiar…

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