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    Newsmakers with Senator Rand Paul

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about about the debate over raising the debt ceiling, tax and spending issues, and entitlement programs.

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    Fiscal Policy

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the state of the economy, saying that growth had stagnated. He also said that interest rates might be lowered, modest tax cuts could help stimulate…

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    Cost of Government Report

    Grover Norquist talked about the newest annual Americans for Tax Reform report, which looks at the cost of government. He responded to telephone calls and electronic government.
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    Federal Income Tax Policy

    Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also answered questions from reporters.

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    Fiscal Cliff, Taxes, and the Republican Party

    Grover Norquist talked about raising taxes as part of negotiations between House Republicans and President Obama to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” He also responded to telephone…

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    Gas Prices and Energy Policy

    Oil and gas industry executives testified on ending tax breaks for the largest multinational oil and gas companies. Senate Democrats and the Obama administration had proposed ending…

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    Representative Michele Bachmann Remarks

    Representative Michele Bachmann spoke at an Iowans for Tax Relief event. In her remarks she made several comments concerning slavery and the “founding fathers” which were…

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    Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Part 1

    Acting Commissioner Steven Miller and Inspector General J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups…

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    Grover Norquist on Federal Spending

    Grover Norquist provided a conservative perspective on the Obama administration’s fiscal, taxation and spending policies so far. He talked about the Republican Party’s…

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    Tax Season and the Fiscal Cliff

    Nina Olson talked about some of the consequences for taxpayers if President Obama and Congress cannot agree on a compromise to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” Other topics included…

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    2010 Midterm Elections

    Tea Party Express leaders held a news conference on endorsements and targeting House and Senate incumbents their organization hoped to unseat in the 2010 midterm elections. They…

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    Newsmakers with Douglas Shulman

    Douglas Shulman, director of Internal Revenue Service (IRS), talked about the plan for the tax season, future changes such as new regulation of tax preparers, and a recent report from the…

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    U.S. Economy and the Fiscal Cliff

    President Obama spoke about his plan to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” The event was part of the administration’s effort to gain public support for the proposal to end the…

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    State Taxation of Online Shopping

    Retailers and state legislators testified on allowing states to collect sales taxes for online purchases. Much of the hearing centered on the Supreme Court’s 1992 Quill…

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    Offshore Profit Sharing, Panel 1

    Legal experts testified on the findings of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations report that showed how subsidiary Apple companies in Ireland…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan. The plan calls for a 9 percent corporate, national sales, and personal flat…

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    Offshore Corporate Tax Havens

    Witnesses testified on the corporate practice of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Among the issues they addressed were corporate tax loopholes allowed under current…

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    Speaker Boehner on the Budget and Tax Cuts

    The day after the 2012 elections, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) congratulated President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden. He spoke to reporters about…

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    The Federal Estate Tax

    Witnesses testified about federal estate tax legislation. Topics included the burden on the families of small business owners, the complexity of the tax rules, the return to a 55…

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    After Words with Donald Barlett and James Steele

    In their latest book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalism team of Barlett and Steele argue that Washington and Wall Street have dismantled the foundations of America’s…

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