A strangely under-publicized story.
Amazon has joined Apple to become the second American corporation to reach $1,000,000,000,000 in market valuation.
The 34-year-old Facebook tycoon is now worth more than 87-year-old Warren Buffet.
Donald Trump likes to tell people that he’ll never be beholden to special interests because he’s self-funding his campaign. So far, though, that doesn’t really seem to be true.
The “99 percent vs. the 1 percent” debate obscures the real income inequality picture.
A GOP Senate Candidate in Georgia attempts to back track, and runs off the rails in the process.
Obama thinks he has a mandate to raise taxes on high earners. Republicans think they have a mandate to stop him.
Just as we saw in 2008, the conservative base doesn’t want to hear their nominee saying that the President is a basically decent man.
The President could describe his tax plan differently, but there’s a reason he isn’t.
Thomas Friedman continues his quixotic quest for a third party. His candidate: a fantasy Barack Obama.
All the available evidence suggest that the Occupy movement has fizzled away into virtual nothingness.
The Obama administration admits its push for the “Buffett Rule” is not about dealing with our budget woes.
Romney eked out a win in the Michigan primary. He’s going to have a harder time there in November.
On it’s own, the so-called “Buffett Rule” is unlikely to do much to reduce the deficit.
The speech did exactly what it was supposed to do: kick off Obama’s re-election campaign while disguised as a call for unity.
The reaction to the release of Mitt Romney’s tax returns is about what you’d expect.
Mitt Romney is taking heat for his role at Bain Capital. He shouldn’t.
Occupy Wall Street is not motivated by envy of the rich or even animus towards banks.
Making sure millionaires pay more tax than their secretary isn’t as easy as it sounds.
The public supports the Presidents tax plans, but will that matter on Election Day?
AP does a FACT CHECK: Are rich taxed less than secretaries? The answer: Generally speaking, no. But it’s complicated.
Rick Perry placed his cowboy boots firmly on the third rail of American politics.
The super rich have a lot larger share of total income than they did a generation ago. Are they taking it from the rest of us?
Some Democrats who support ending the Bush tax cuts for high earners want to exempt their own rich constituents.
Some number of people are staying married while living separate lives. This is, apparently, news.