Taxes

Steny Hoyer, Centrist? Since When?

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse has a bad habit of turning liberal Democrats into "centrists" or even "conservatives."

Ad Wars: Obama vs. Republicans. Guess Who the Times Favors?

More double standards: An Obama ad does "a compelling job" of tying McCain to George Bush, while a Republican ad is confusing and its effectiveness questionable.

Entirely Wrong Times Says McCain's Tax Claim "Simply False"

A fact-checking flub by Larry Rohter: "Mr. McCain's claim has been called 'simply false' by the nonpartisan FactCheck.org." vs. FactCheck.org: "McCain was right..."

Fact-Check Reporter Quietly Fact-Checks Himself on Bad Anti-McCain Claim

Larry Rohter on Saturday claimed McCain was "simply false" to say that Obama voted to raise taxes on people making just $42,000 a year. On Tuesday, he wrote: "The bottom line is that if passed ...

Bloomberg Analyst: $700 Billion Bailout Could Balloon to $5 Trillion

Marc Faber Ltd. director calls initial cost estimates a 'drop in the bucket,' says real solution is to bring down overleveraging.

Flake's Banking Crisis Bailout Alternative: Capital-Gains Tax Holiday

Arizona congressman and earmark hawk proposes lower taxes to improve liquidity in financial markets versus blank check.

Seelye Shrugs Off Dem. Ed Rendell's "Big Lie" Smear of McCain

Pennsylvania's Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell accused the McCain camp of employing "the Big Lie strategy."

Cramer: Fannie/Freddie Takeover a 'Home Run Plan'

'Mad Money' host criticizes firms' Democratic connections, praises taxpayer-funded bailout.

Obama Fundraiser Criticizes Candidate's Tax Proposals

Supporter predicts lowered capital gains tax plan from Democratic presidential candidate as race continues

Send Your W-2's in Care of Brown University.

A Times' letter-writer's love affair with her 1040 form: "[Columnist Ben Stein] says he doesn't care for paying taxes, but I like it."
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