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    President Obama in Pennsylvania

    President Obama talked about the U.S. economy and job training at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pennsylvania. He was introduced by Vice President…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Janet Yellen spoke at a meeting of the Economic Club of New York at the Marriott Marquis about monetary policy and economic recovery. She stressed that the Federal Reserve would adjust…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on their federal tax bill.

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    Congressional Tax Reform Efforts

    Rachael Bade talked about the complexities of congressional tax code reform. She described the philosophical differences between Democratic and Republican ideas. She also outlined…

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    U.S. Tax System

    Rebecca Wilkins and William McBride talked about fairness and equity in the tax system and proposals to reform it. They also explained various aspects of the tax code.

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    Lewis Black on Politics and Social Issues

    Lewis Black spoke about political and social issues. He described growing up in the middle class and becoming a socialist. Following his speech, he answered written questions…

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    Regulation of the Tax Preparation Industry

    Elaine Povich talked about the Senate Finance Committee hearing during the past week on the tax preparation industry, requirements for tax preparers, and proposals for additional…

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    James McTigue on Tax Preparers

    James McTigue spoke by telephone about an undercover investigation by the Government Accountability Office that looked at a selection of tax preparers. Each preparer was given two tax…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the weekly Republican address. Representative McMorris-Rodgers talked about how the Republicans' long-term…

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    Dan Alban on Loving v. IRS

    Attorney Dan Alban spoke by phone about Loving v. IRS, a case he brought against the Internal Revenue Service over proposed rules regulating tax preparers.

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    News Conference with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew briefed reporters and answered questions following the 2014 spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, and the G-20 Finance…

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    Representative Aaron Schock on Tax Reform and Midterm Elections

    Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) talked about the prospects for tax reform in Congress and the direction he thinks the Ways and Means Committee might take under the potential leadership…

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    Tax Code Reform

    Republican members of Congress held a press conference n tax policy and the need for tax reform. Grover Norquist made opening remarks.

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    Resolution to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for a business meeting to consider a resolution holding Lois Lerner, former IRS director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of…

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    Tax Preparation Industry

    Government officials and professional tax preparers testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the tax preparation industry. They discussed national licensing for the industry…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama spoke at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. He talked about efforts to prepare students for college and future jobs, and teach life skills.

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    Federal Tax Preparation Advice

    Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2013 federal taxes. Topics included what people should be doing now, tax law changes, often overlooked tax deductions, tax prep…

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    Newsmakers with Jason Furman

    Jason Furman, the chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the latest jobs report, the debate on raising the minimum wage, income inequality, and the…

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    Tax Break Extension Bill Markup

    The Senate Finance Committee marked up the “tax extenders” bill, legislation that would extend a set of expired and soon-to-expire temporary tax breaks. They approved the…

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    Commissioner John Koskinen on IRS Priorities

    Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his agency’s priorities. He also addressed the congressional investigation…

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