This isn’t just a two-party conflict. It’s an obstacle course with two fractious teams that requires complicated strategies
Budget & Taxes
As budget negotiations begin, citizens and leaders need to remember why taxes exist
Once upon a time, the wealthy elite took pride in the fact that they paid higher rates than other Americans
With city officials and the Chicago teachers’ union at an impasse, both sides should heed Louis Brandeis’ call and start negotiating in the open
Pension reform will help cities balance budgets, but will their schools still be able to attract talented teachers?
If, instead of the “Buffett Rule,” we just decided to make it optional for millionaires and billionaires to give more, then why would we ever raise taxes?
I love the holidays in Washington. Christmas trees at the Capitol, carols at the National Cathedral — and another partisan cat fight over taxes
They’re just like the 99%, but they throw better weddings
His plan is sloppy and, in parts, bizarre. But the impetus behind it — tax simplification and reform — is not