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Unions applaud Senate vote for middle class tax cut

In a party-line vote of 51-48, the Senate yesterday passed a middle-class tax cut, keeping present tax reductions for individuals.

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Pay your share! Community members crash Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Who would have guessed the Mercantile Exchange needed help from Illinois taxpayers?

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Proposed bill would end fossil fuel subsidies

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. announced they would introduce the End Polluter Welfare Act to Congress.

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In California, double the cuts, double the misery

More misery loomed for Californians May 14 as Governor Jerry Brown delivered a revised 2012-13 budget projection doubling the already-deep cuts he called for in January.

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Protesters demand GE pay its taxes

Chanting "GE, pay your taxes," several thousand rallied in downtown Detroit this morning, the site of the GE annual shareholders meeting.

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Fired up New Yorkers deliver Tax Day message to 1%

The rally assembled across the street from Bank of America in Midtown Manhattan.

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In Florida battleground, tax fairness appeals to voters

Many demonstrators enthusiastically supported proposed federal legislation that would require millionaires to pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent.

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The 99%, as citizen tax enforcers, highlight Buffet Rule

Hundreds of taxpayers marked the filing deadline April 17 by delivering tax "bills" - and a message - to tax-dodging corporations and executives.

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GOP budget bombs at town halls

At town halls across the nation during the current two-week congressional recess Republicans are taking the heat like they may never have taken it before.

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Buffet fair share tax rule blocked by Republicans

Republicans blocked action on the "Paying a Fair Share Act" that would have required the rich to pay at the same tax rate as most of the middle and working class.

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