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Chairman Brady to Appear on The Hugh Hewitt Show

January 12, 2016 — Blog

WASHINGTON — Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) will appear on The Hugh Hewitt Show tonight, January 12, at 7:04 p.m. ET / 6:04 p.m. CT. He will preview President Obama's final State of the Union Address and discuss the Ways and Means Committee’s pro-growth agenda. Details: The Hugh Hewitt Show Tuesday, January 12 at ...

Obama’s Free Trade Opportunity

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

Much has been written about Bill Daley's selection as White House chief of staff, a position sometimes called "Chief Javelin Catcher" (a title whose accuracy one of us strongly affirms). Most agree that Mr. Daley is the perfect choice to help President Obama set a new tone for his presidency. He is a moderate, strongly rooted in Democratic principles and politics. ...

Dave Camp: Is Tax Reform Politically Possible?

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

By Stephen MooreIt is now a daily routine: President Obama issues another class-warfare call to arms, demanding that the rich pay higher tax rates starting next year. Along the way he also takes derisive shots at Republicans in Congress, as Mr. Obama insists that they triple income- and investment-tax rates for the affluent next ...

ICYMI: ATR Statement on “Plan B” Tax Plan

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

ATR has consistently maintained that individual Members of Congress make a pledge to their constituents to oppose and vote against tax increases.  The House this week will vote on a tax bill.  This legislation—popularly known as “Plan B”—permanently prevents a tax increase on families making less than $1 million per year.  Republicans supporting this bill are ...

Camp Looks Beyond Budget Battles With Ambitious Tax Overhaul

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

Despite a fractious political environment, efforts in Congress to streamline and update the country’s labyrinthine tax system are quietly picking up steam, adding a twist to the ongoing debate over federal fiscal policy.Michigan Rep. Dave Camp, the Republican chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, last week released his second “discussion draft” related to ...

ICYMI: What is to be done: Reveal and replace Obamacare

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

Millions of Americans now find themselves in the midst of a massive botched experiment called Obamacare. Nearly every poll-tested health care commitment is evaporating into thin air, leaving us with higher costs and headaches of uncertainty. Unfortunately, this was both predicted and avoidable. Obamacare was premised on an outmoded, top-down approach to ...

Donors to GOP Group Drew IRS Scrutiny

March 31, 2015 — In Case You Missed It...

By John D. McKinnon and Dionne SearceyAt the same time the Internal Revenue Service was targeting tea-party groups, the tax agency took the unusual step of trying to impose gift taxes on donors to a prominent conservative advocacy group formed in 2007 to build support for ...