Obama needs more than symbolism of 'Buffett Rule'
It's the Buffett Rule, named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett. It aims to bring in more taxes from the richest Americans. NPR's Scott Horsley tells us more. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: President Obama first proposed the Buffett Rule as a guiding
By DONOVAN SLACK | When White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest Tweeted that millionaires and their secretaries would be joining President Obama at the White House on Wednesday, he also issued a call to action: Will GOP senators back the Buffet
Would the Buffett Rule tax really make the tax system more progressive? Not so much. According to the Tax Policy Center, “middle-income households, on average, will pay 2015 taxes totaling about 15% of their income
A week before a Senate vote, the Obama campaign ramped up its advocacy Monday of the “Buffett Rule,'' which would impose a minimum effective tax rate of 30 percent on the wealthiest Americans. “We don't envy success in this country; we all strive to
The 'Buffett Rule': Why Supporters and Opponents Are BOTH Wrong. By The Daily Ticker | Daily Ticker – 18 hours ago. By Bernice Napach. President Obama is in Florida today touting the so-called Buffett Rule, which would