Paul Ryan: Tax reform by summer

Joseph Lawler The Washington Examiner 2/13/2015

Rep. Paul Ryan set an aggressive timeline for a tax reform Friday, saying that it had to be done before the end of the summer if it is going to be done during President Obama’s tenure.

“Summer is — if we’re going to find common ground on tax reform, […]

IRS Commissioner Confirms Amnestied Illegals Can Claim Tax Benefits for Illegal Work

Caroline May Breitbart.com Big Government 4 Feb 2015

Undocumented immigrants granted amnesty and Social Security numbers under President Obama’s executive actions will be eligible for tax benefits on the years in which they were working U.S. illegally, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirms.

Koskinen offered details of the apparent loophole during a during a Senate Finance […]

What If Employers Don’t Want to Hire the 5 Million Illegal Immigrants?

Jim Geraghty National Review Online 11/20/2014

Hugh Hewitt offers an unexpected argument: The quasi-amnesty the president offers tonight may actually make it tougher for illegal immigrants to find jobs:

The people in the country illegally will know shortly that this stunt tonight does not help them and may in fact hurt them –badly. The collision […]

The Data Behind Romney’s 47% Comments

Damian Paletta and John D. McKinnon The Wall Street Journal 9/18/2012

In his comments to fundraisers captured on video, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said 47% of Americans would almost automatically vote for President Barack Obama because they were “dependent” on the government, in part because they received government benefits and paid no federal income […]