Republican presidential nomination hopeful Rick Perry isn’t counting himself out of the race yet. Despite slipping steeply in the polls, the Texas governor is back with a new approach, and it involves reforming America’s ridiculously complicated federal tax policy. Perry has been coy with some of the intricacies, and so far independent tax analysts haven’t been able to gather enough details about Perry’s plan to rate it. But for now, here is what we know so far about Rick Perry's flat tax:
Saturday marks the third straight week of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Organizers said there are no large actions planned for the weekend. Still, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD was prepared.
Louisiana Senator David Vitter, a Republican, introduced a bill,S.1498, last month to force members of the congressional super-committee on debt to disclose contributions over $1,000 within a 48-hour window.
A year after the Citizens United v. Federal Election ruling severely relaxed any prohibitions on the use of corporate and union money in elections, the implication of that ruling for the 2012 elections is becoming evident.
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