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4 Reasons Obama Keeps Pushing Buffett Rule

From the Democrats' perspective, the proposed Buffett Rule, which would require taxpayers with at least $1 million in taxable income, pay taxes at a minimum 30 percent rate, has so much going for it, they can hardly stop talking about it. Which explains why President Obama touted it Tuesday at a Florida campaign-style event and Wednesday at the White House.
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Analysis: GSA Scandal Could Mean Changes For Buildings Service

GovExec's Tom Shoop talks about what to expect as the General Services Administration's Las Vegas conference scandal continues to affect agency employees as an investigation continues.


What's In A Name? A Lot, When It Comes To Tax Cuts

Former President George W. Bush wrestled with one drawback of retaining a political legacy Tuesday, acknowledging that his name could be a drag on preserving tax cuts for the wealthy.

The GOP Also-Rans: Early Favorites, Long Shots And Anti-Romneys

It may be hard to remember, but more than a dozen high-profile Republicans seriously explored 2012 presidential bids or actively entered the race. With Mitt Romney now the presumptive nominee, here's a look at how the field got winnowed to the final three.

With Santorum Gone, What Next?

Attention now turns to the expected general election race between Mitt Romney and President Obama. There's talk that the contest could come down to just four states: Colorado, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia.
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Project Veritas Attempts To Expose Voter Fraud In D.C.

Activist James O'Keefe has targeted the D.C. with his ongoing attempt to expose voter fraud; he tried to vote as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during last week's primaries.

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D.C. Youth Org. Gets New Board Member With Ties To Embattled Political Donor

A newly-appointed board member of the Children & Youth Investment Trust has ties to Jeffrey Thompson, one of D.C.'s most prolific political donors who is under federal investigation related to campaign contributions.


Campaign Season Revives Buffett Rule Debate

The general election campaign between President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney is heating up. In Florida Tuesday, Obama highlighted what Democrats consider a major vulnerability for Romney — the relatively low taxes he's paid on a multimillion dollar income.