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Is the 2014 farm bill reducing the federal budget deficit? Not exactly - AEI

February 15, 2015, 7:55 PM
February 13, 2015 3:52 pm | AEIdeas View related content: Economics Image Credit: Shutterstock.com Senator Stabenow (D-Mich) is currently the ranking member of…

Oil drop may put Texas into recession. And North Dakota, too - AEI

February 15, 2015, 7:55 PM
February 13, 2015 12:06 pm | AEIdeas James Pethokoukis @JimPethokoukis More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Capital…

Governors Love Federal Funding

February 15, 2015, 7:47 PM
Latest Study Toward Free Trade in Sugar Daniel R. Pearson Featured Event February 6 Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato…

New Illinois governor delivers fast shot across the bow at unions - Hot Air

February 12, 2015, 11:57 AM
Illinois has a new Republican governor now and Bruce Rauner isn’t wasting any time in putting some changes in place. Following the lead of his neighbor in…

Obama's 2016 Federal Budget And Middle Class Economics

February 04, 2015, 11:51 PM
To everyone who voted, I want you to know that I hear you. To the two-thirds of voters who chose not to participate in the process yesterday, I hear you, too.…

Observations on President Obama's Budget

February 04, 2015, 11:31 PM
President Obama has released his FY 2016 budget, an act that fulfills a legal requirement but otherwise has only political significance. It is notable how much…

Obama's Budget Cuts $50 Million from Vaccine Program, by Andrew Johnson, National Review

February 04, 2015, 11:29 PM
President Obama encouraged parents to vaccinate their children in a recent interview, but his latest budget proposal may make that more difficult for some. ABC…

Obama Budget Would Kill Vouchers, A Program That Works

February 04, 2015, 11:27 PM
Budget: President Obama proposed a gargantuan $4 trillion 2015 budget on Monday, with beefy 7% spending increases for most of his pet social programs. So why…

Obama's Budget Kicks the Can Even Further Down the Road

February 04, 2015, 11:12 PM
This week President Obama released his $4 trillion budget for 2016, a mixed bag of new taxes and new programs and subsidies for the middle class. Last week the

H&R Block: ‘No One Can Understand’ New Obamacare Tax Code

January 19, 2015, 12:21 PM
Richard Pollock is the former Washington bureau chief of PJTV. H&R Block, the nation’s largest retail tax preparation company warns that the newly released…

Does this chart explain why Dems want to massively tax Wall Street?

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
January 12, 2015 12:59 pm | AEIdeas View related content: Pethokoukis Huffington Post The $1.2 trillion middle-class tax cut plan from Rep. Chris Van Hollen…

The bipartisan case for ending the corporate income tax

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
December 30, 2014 2:31 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Image Credit: shutterstock.com There are number of…

Obama wants to double your capital gains taxes

January 19, 2015, 12:17 PM
Savings is overrated when the government is here to help President Obama will lay out an official policy of picking winners and losers in this Tuesday’s State…

Surprise: Obama to back tax hikes in State of the Union - Hot Air

January 19, 2015, 12:05 PM
In an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest summed up President Barack Obama’s theme for his coming State of the Union…

Obama's State of the Union in Five Words: #I'llGiveYouFreeStuff, by Veronique de Rugy, National Review

January 19, 2015, 11:58 AM
President Obama’s State of the Union address next Tuesday will be a little different this year from years past, because he isn’t expected to announce any new…

Want to believe a minimum wage hike helps workers? Don't read this

January 16, 2015, 10:16 AM
January 14, 2015 10:12 am | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Shutterstock.com Democrats and much of the media…

Are You Ready For A Hike In The Gas Tax? Some Leading GOP Senators Are Open To Talking About It.

January 08, 2015, 10:24 AM
The federal government is getting ready to get its piece of your new found windfall by hiking the federal gas tax.

Blog: Why do liberals hate highways?

January 07, 2015, 12:27 PM
The website Vox.com portrays itself as the “howstuffworks” of the political world. It takes a political question, and then, step by step, uses facts to answer…

Under Obama: Federal Debt Up $84,266 Per Full-Time Private-Sector Worker

January 06, 2015, 3:24 PM
House Speaker John Boehner gives a thumb’s up at President Obama’s State of the Union Address. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) - The federal government drove…

Norquist: Brace for 'gusher of new taxes' under Internet rules

January 06, 2015, 3:22 PM
By Mario Trujillo - 01/06/15 11:38 AM EST The influential anti-tax activist Grover Norquist warned Tuesday that a decision by regulators to reclassify broadband…