The Sequester Fight Is the Bush Tax Cut Extension Battle, but in Reverse

By: Monday February 25, 2013 9:40 am

The same basic dynamic that controlled the fight over the Bush tax cut extension deal is currently at play in the sequester fight, except this time the shoe is on the other foot.


With $900 Billion in Tax Cuts, Many Working Americans Will Still See Taxes Rise

By: Monday December 13, 2010 9:01 am

I know most Americans don’t pay attention to the day-to-day political fighting in Washington, but I suspect many voters will have heard that Obama reached a deal with Republicans on a hugely expensive tax cut deal. When roughly a third of voters actually see their taxes go up, even slightly, I imagine they will not be happy with Obama. Once again, Washington will pass a massive piece of legislation, like TARP or health care reform, and they will not see any benefits.

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