In other news Wednesday, the U.S. House staged a proxy fight on whether the Bush-era tax cuts should be extended and the Democrats won by a single vote. In the end, the House moved to adjourn without acting on the…
Next in our continuing series of discussions on whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts to all or some Americans, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Laura Tyson, who served as President Clinton's chief economic adviser.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson discuss this week's political stories, including the debate over tax cuts, a new GOP governing pledge and staff departures in the Obama administration.
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan talks to Jeffrey Brown as part of a series of conversations on the debate over tax cuts.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday a vote to extend tax cuts could happen before the November elections, despite moves to delay in the Senate.
By Murrey Jacobson
Back in 2001, when then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan gave the Bush-era tax cuts his blessing, it was considered a pivotal moment that helped shape that debate. Nearly a decade later, Greenspan tells Jeffrey Brown that he now…
In the first of several conversations on whether Bush-era should be extended, Gwen Ifill speaks with Columbia University's business school Dean Glenn Hubbard, who helped craft the cuts when he served as an economic adviser to President George W. Bush.
A voice from the past weighed in on the ongoing debate of the Bush Era Tax Cuts. Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, said the country cannot afford to keep the tax cuts at a time of…
For a few hours Sunday, it appeared there might be compromise on whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for everyone except Americans making over $250,000. But House Minority Leader John Boehner later insisted that cuts should remain across the…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze this week's top political stories, including recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the U.S. and the debate over extending Bush-era tax cuts.
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