Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for...
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Grover...
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Grover...
Things are getting heavy.
A wild night in Washington.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saxby_Chambliss.jpg”] U.S. Sen Saxby Chambliss, a Republican from Georgia, will retire instead of seeking a third term in 2014, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. During the fiscal-cliff talks, Chambliss was one of the first Republicans to publicly break with conservative Grover Norquist’s tax pledge. Chambliss […]
[credit provider=”AP”] It’s been a big year for politics. From landmark court decision to seismic shifts in gay marriage and marijuana legislation, to a historic election in which more money was spent and more tweets sent than ever before, the events of 2012 have reshaped the U.S. political landscape, and changed […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images”] One of the big events yesterday in the Fiscal Cliff debate was Grover Norquist’s announcement that he would not consider it a violation of the Americans for Tax Reform pledge his politicians supported Boehner’s Plan B, which would make permanent almost all of the Bush tax cuts, […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images”] Shortly after Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform gave Republicans the go-ahead to vote for House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B,” two top conservative groups urged GOP representatives to vote “no” on the measure.While ATR gave Boehner some cover, Heritage Action and Club for Growth came out against […]
[credit provider=”AP”] The most influential conservative advocacy group on taxes — Grover Norquist’s Americans For Tax Reform — said in a statement today that it does not consider John Boehner’s “Plan B” a tax increase.It’s significant for Republican lawmakers deciding whether to support Boehner’s bill, as all but six House […]
[credit provider=”Coalition To Reduce Spending”] With Republicans preparing to cave on White House demands to raise taxes, GOP House leaders have adjusted their focus to the other side of the government balance sheet, and demanding specific and substantial budget cuts be included in any fiscal cliff deal. The shift represents a broader […]
[credit provider=”Youtube/Ron Paul 2012″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t5OYUCWf7o”] Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge has spawned an imitator.Almost every GOP lawmaker signed a promise to oppose tax hikes at Norquist’s behest.
[credit provider=”AP”] With less than 30 days to go until the deadline to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff, conservative House Republicans are taking their cues from Grover Norquist, the anti-tax crusader behind the GOP’s “no new taxes pledge.”Over the past two years, Norquist has become a household name, […]
[credit provider=”NBC”] Newly re-elected Sen. Claire McCaskill zinged conservative anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist on “Meet the Press” today, calling into question why Republicans so strictly adhere to his pledge.”I just met him for the first time this morning. Nice to meet him. But, you know, who is he?” the Democrat […]
As talk in Washington heats up over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” much of the focus has begun to centre on a man who will never enter into any of the actual negotiations.
[credit provider=”Getty Images”] As the GOP grapples with the new post-election reality of budget negotiations, Republicans have started to distance themselves from Americans For Tax Reform founder Grover Norquist, the anti-tax crusader behind the GOP’s “No New Taxes” pledge. Several top Republicans abruptly abandoned Norquist this week, declaring themselves unbeholden to his pledge, […]