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Jeff Katz
November 18, 2019 - 2:36 pm
A 2018 tax report shows that Al Sharpton's charity donated more than $1 million to a very worthy cause: Al Sharpton. Sharpton's charity, the National Action Network (NAN), paid the reverend $1,046,948, but he also received a salary of $324,000, which was a 32 percent increase from his 2017 salary...
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Jeff Katz
October 16, 2019 - 5:02 pm
During the Democratic debate Tuesday night, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) refused to deny that her "Medicare For All" plan would raise taxes for the middle class. Warren was asked point blank during the debate and did her best to dance around it and not answer the question. In the spin room after...
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September 19, 2019 - 6:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla's comments Thursday come after a federal judge sided with the...
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Jeff Katz
August 23, 2019 - 11:35 am
During an interview with Iowa Public Television on Wednesday, 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden said he'd like to raise the capital gains tax from 20 percent to 39.6 percent, nearly doubling it. Video of Biden on capital gains tax: “We should raise tax back to 39.6 percent” READ...
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Jeff Katz
August 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The Trump administration announced a new rule Monday that would bar welfare-dependent immigrants from coming into the United States, according to Breitbart News. The new rule will see that legal immigrants will be less likely to obtain permanent residence in the U.S. if they have used any forms of...
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July 08, 2019 - 1:03 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state that the Democratic governor signed Monday. The measure signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs state tax officials to share state...
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Jeff Katz
June 28, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Joe Biden, like other Democrats at the debate Thursday night, promised he would raise taxes if he is elected in 2020. Biden, considered the Democratic frontrunner for 2020, was asked about prior remarks he made praising Wall Street’s positive influences. Video of I would eliminate Donald Trump...
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Jeff Katz
June 28, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Bernie Sanders has been preaching about raising taxes on working Americans for months now, and last night at the Democratic debates, he doubled down on his claims, saying that middle class Americans would see an increase in their taxes to help fund his Medicare for all program. Democrat Bernie...
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Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 1:02 pm
While speaking with Iowa CBS affiliate KCCI, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discussed his Medicare for All plan. Sanders said that his plan would do away with private insurers, but Americans will still be paying more in taxes. Video of Bernie On Medicare For All: “...
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Jeff Katz
April 29, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Sadly, it's true. Robert Wood of Forbes.com writes about how illegal immigrants, who never paid a dime in U.S. taxes, will receive three years worth of tax refunds. Read the full story here .
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