Debt Ceiling: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says government default will hurt seniors the most

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the debt limit on Oct. 10, 2013. SOURCE: Finance.Senate.gov

If Congress chooses not to raise the debt ceiling next week, the ensuing government default will likely hurt seniors the most, particularly those who live on their retirement…

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Transcript: Senate hearing Q&A with Sen. Ron Wyden & Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the debt ceiling – Oct. 10, 2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Partial transcript of Q&A between Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the potential impacts of the failure to raise the debt ceiling. The Senate…

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Transcript: Q&A with Rep. Carolyn Maloney on the economic impact of debt ceiling brinksmanship before the Joint Economic Committee – Sept. 18, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Partial transcript of Q&A with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on the economic impact of debt ceiling brinksmanship before the Joint Economic Committee on Sept. 18, 2013:

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Transcript: Durbin says Boehner needs to heed to the voters’ message on the fiscal cliff

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Edited by Jenny Jiang Transcript of remarks by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) at a press briefing on the fiscal cliff on Nov. 29, 2012:

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Erskine Bowles says probability of reaching ‘fiscal cliff’ deal before Dec. 31st is low

Thursday, November 29, 2012
President Barack Obama meets with National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform co-chairs Erskine Bowles, left, and Alan Simpson in the Oval Office, Feb. 18, 2010, before the public announcement. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Hitting Washington with a strong dose of reality, the co-chairs of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reforms warned that the probability of striking a deal…

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Transcript: Erskine Bowles says the U.S. will likely go over the ‘fiscal cliff’

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Transcribed & edited by Jenny Jiang Transcript of remarks by Erskine Bowles, co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, on the fiscal cliff at the Christian…

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Warren Buffett argues for minimum tax on the “ultra rich”, debunks GOP’s myth on capital gains

Monday, November 26, 2012
WTF Warren Buffett taxes 11.26.12

In a New York Times editorial, billionaire investor Warren Buffett argued that a minimum tax should be impose on high-income earners to restore fairness to the nation’s tax…

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Overview of Paul Ryan’s 2011 tax return

Monday, September 24, 2012

Summary of Paul and Janna Ryan’s 2011 tax return

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Overview of Mitt Romney’s 2011 tax return

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Summary of Mitt and Ann Romney’s 2011 tax return Key highlights:  Adjusted Gross Income: $13,696,951 Federal income taxes paid: $1,935,708 Effective tax rate: 14.1% Sources of Romney’s Income: …

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Analysis: Romney paid 14.1% effective tax rate in 2011

Friday, September 21, 2012
SOURCE: MittRomney.com

ANALYSIS: Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney paid only 14.1% in federal income taxes despite reporting nearly $13.7 million in earnings last year, according to Romney’s 2011 tax returns…

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