Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
"Reform" won't protect the middle class from the stealth tax If you've wondered how it is that Bush has financed five straight years of tax cuts, chances are you've considered a) cuts in entitlements; b) cuts to the safety net; and c) an end to corporate welfare. Okay, okay, so we're kidding about ... More >>
IRS says it's getting easier for the rich to pay no taxes at all The New York Times today reports that the portion of the super-rich who pay not a single dime in taxes is rising. The number of affluent individuals and married couples who paid no federal income taxes jumped more than 15 percent in ... More >>
Why does Howard Dean's own party consider him the most dangerous character in Washington?
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston talks about the retooling of the tax code to serve the very rich at the expense of the middle
The verdict on "values": It's a political advantage to have some
What is, and isn't, at stake in beating Bush