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Posted byon April 15, 2013 at 5:53 AM EDT
Understand how and where your tax dollars are being spent.
Posted byon January 5, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
President Obama talks about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulates the newly sworn-in members of Congress, and looks forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to continue to grow our economy and shrink our deficits in a balanced way.
Posted byon January 4, 2013 at 11:13 AM EDT
Brian Deese explains what the new agreement to extend tax cuts for the middle class means for the economy and how it met President Obama's key economic priorities.
Posted byon January 3, 2013 at 7:54 PM EDT
On Friday, January 4th at 11:30 a.m. ET, the White House is answering your questions about the tax deal during a live Twitter Q&A.
Posted byon December 21, 2012 at 10:25 PM EDT
After a week of negotiation and debate around the fiscal cliff, President Obama talks about where we are in the fight to keep middle-class taxes from going up.
Posted byon December 20, 2012 at 4:24 PM EDT
House Republicans have introduced a bill, The Spending Reduction Act of 2012, that would negatively impact the American people in several ways. Let’s take a quick look.
Posted byon December 20, 2012 at 3:30 PM EDT
Republicans in Congress have proposed legislation known as “Plan B” that raises taxes on 25 million middle-class families, while cutting taxes for households making more than $1 million each year.
Posted byon December 12, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT
President Obama holds a conference call with a bipartisan group of mayors and community leaders from around the country to discuss preventing an income tax increase on middle-class families.
Posted byon December 10, 2012 at 1:00 PM EDT
Seven middle-class Americans with a personal stake in Washington’s “fiscal cliff” debate sit down with the Vice President at the Metro 29 Diner in Arlington, Virginia to explain how paying about $2,000 more in taxes next year would affect them.
Posted byon December 8, 2012 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to extend the middle class income tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses without delay, making it clear that a balanced approach to deficit reduction means that Republicans in Congress must agree to ask the wealthiest Americans to pay higher tax rates.