55,516Jun 30, 2011
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.
27,551Jan 25, 2001
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 the ...
26,157Aug 19, 2010
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.
22,721Apr 16, 2012
Federal Income Tax Policy
Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy and federal spending levels. They also answered questions from reporters.
20,629Dec 13, 2012
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 calls and ...
17,189May 12, 2011
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 $21 billion ...
16,961Jan 21, 2011
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 questioned ...
15,653May 17, 2013
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 applying for ...
15,338Mar 13, 2009
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 response to ...
7,255Dec 14, 2012
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 the ...
6,798Apr 15, 2010
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 answered ...
6,204Jan 8, 2010
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 National ...
3,765Nov 30, 2012
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 George W. ...
3,618Oct 18, 2011
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 tax; ...
3,614Nov 30, 2011
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 Corporation ...
3,405May 21, 2013
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 allowed the ...
3,292Nov 7, 2012
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 working with ...
3,086Sep 20, 2012
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 financial ...
3,081Nov 14, 2007
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 percent rate ...
2,905Aug 22, 2012
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 middle ...
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