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Topic - Nick J. Rahall Ii
President Obama's aggressive focus on climate change is intended to fire up Democrats' environmentalist base, but it's burning some of the party's most endangered incumbents.
The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue is demanding $2,338 in back property taxes, interest and penalties from Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, who wrongly claimed a homestead tax deduction on his Capitol Hill townhouse reserved for D.C. homeowners who claim their property as their "principal residence."
Rep. Nick J. Rahall II is the only lawmaker among 107 in Congress who own property in the District to claim a homestead deduction, taking advantage of a tax deduction reserved for D.C. homeowners who claim their D.C. property as their "principal residence," tax records show.
For a West Virginia Democrat these days, balancing the demands of local and national party politics can induce ideological schizophrenia.
Four million visitors annually flock to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History to view such priceless national treasures as the top hat Abraham Lincoln wore the night of his assassination and a military uniform donned by George Washington.
Mr. Rahall has insisted that he never voted for cap-and-trade, though he did vote for Mr. Obama's 2009 budget that set the stage for it.
West Virginia Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, one of the GOP's chief targets this fall, says he will introduce legislation to block the EPA rules.