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Hours before a midnight deadline Monday, the White House reached a tentative deal with Congress to stop an enormous tax hike for all but the wealthiest households and to postpone for two months tough decisions on how to cut federal spending. After a rare...
Tags: Harry Reid, Taxation, Tax Credits, Barack Obama, Public Finance
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in many parts of the country and traditionally, that's when we could expect lawmakers in our nation's capital to be wrapping up several pieces of legislation so they could spend holiday time with their own...
Tags: Barack Obama, John Boehner, Tom Vilsack, Politics, Fiscal Cliff
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSupporters of tougher restrictions on guns and ammunitition protested outside the Washington offices of the National Rifle Association Monday afternoon. The protest comes after a gunman killed 27 people, including 20 school children, in Newtown,...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe country didn't go over the so-called 'fiscal cliff', but your paycheck will still be smaller starting in a couple of weeks. That's because the payroll tax holiday is expiring. Congress lowered the amount workers pay in Social Security payroll tax in...
Republican opposition has led to Senate rejection of a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled that is modeled after the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The majority of Republicans were not swayed by support for the...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsWarning that tens of thousands of jobs are at stake, governors in wind energy states are calling on Congress to renew an expiring tax break. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R), Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R), Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and Oregon...
Tags: Republican Party, Tim Huelskamp, Taxation, Siemens, Barack Obama
MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsEmployees at the Siemens plant in Hutchinson learned Tuesday nearly half of them will lose their jobs. “Certainly this is not only a blow to the Hutchinson community, but to the region and to the state of Kansas,” said Hutchinson City Manager...
Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsRepublicans across the country have lined up behind Mitt Romney in his bid to unseat President Barack Obama. However, there's an issue that could cost the presumptive GOP nominee some votes this November. Romney says he would allow the Federal Production...
Staff WriterPETOSKEY — Two-term Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., sat down with the News-Review editorial board Friday to discuss several of the key issues she is engaged in as her second term draws to a close, including Asian Carp and the Farm Bill. Stabenow is...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsGeography Surveyed: Kansas Data Collected: 07/13/2012 - 07/17/2012 Release Date: 07/18/2012 Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President? 38% Approve 56% Disapprove 6% Not Sure Margin of Sampling...
Tags: Barack Obama, Sam Brownback, Jerry Moran
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