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Topic - Camp
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp says President Obama's proposal to enact a business-only tax-reform bill that would plow more money into public-works projects isn't going anywhere in this Congress.
It’s not too premature to now say that President Obama’s second-term agenda is adrift — that is, if he ever had a really well-thought-out agenda to begin with.
It's not too premature to say that President Obama's second-term agenda is adrift — that is, if he ever had a well-thought-out agenda to begin with.
The House's top tax writer said Monday that he will listen to Mitt Romney's proposals for limiting tax breaks for the wealthy, but did not commit himself to adopting plans offered by the likely Republican presidential nominee.
Officials in this city where Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson are buried are considering limits on downtown flag-flying, including the Confederate flag, angering defenders of the divisive Southern symbol.
Some of the Republican presidential hopefuls are calling for President Obama to release photos that prove U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden during a covert raid in Pakistan.
A veteran federal judge who was arrested on charges that he bought and used drugs with a stripper pleaded guilty Friday to two-drug related charges, including a felony count of giving her cocaine even though he knew she was a convicted felon.
"My main goal in tax reform is to grow the economy, create jobs and increase people's wages, because this is a recession where you've got economic growth [averaging] at 1.5 percent [gross domestic product]," he said.
"You have a situation here where both Sen. Baucus and I want tax reform for individuals as well as businesses," he said.