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Rep. Roskam: Tax reform is IRS scandal ‘silver lining’

Betsi Fores
The Daily Caller News Foundation
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, walks with Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., the chief deputy whip, on Capitol in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2011, as they returned to the House floor for a vote over funding for U.S. military action in Libya. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

In what he describes as the "escalating culture of distrust," chief deputy majority whip Rep. Peter Roskam says that the silver lining to the continued scandalizing of the Internal Revenue Service is the increased demand for tax reform.

Survey: Most uninsured may not be covered by Obamacare deadline

4:42 PM 06/03/2013

A new survey found that nearly two-thirds of presently uninsured Americans may not seek health insurance by Obamacare's deadline

Answer to America’s obesity problem: Prancercise [VIDEO]

8:43 PM 05/31/2013

Joanna Rohrback has the answer to solving America's obesity epidemic --- and it involves prancing around like a pony.

New billboard rallies Beliebers against minimum wage hike

5:23 PM 05/28/2013

Justin Bieber is the new face of teen unemployment.

Bill Gates ‘glad’ to pay taxes

4:05 PM 05/28/2013

On the heels of a much-criticized Senate hearing over tech giant Apple's tax practices, billionaire Bill Gates told an Australian reporter he believes the rich should pay even more.

Rand Paul slams ‘show trial’ hearing over Apple’s tax practices [VIDEO]

3:34 PM 05/21/2013

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul chastised his Senate colleagues Tuesday for conducting a "show trial" against Apple. Lawmakers were holding hearings about offshore tax avoidance by the maker of Mac computers.

Apple CEO: ‘We pay all the taxes we owe’

3:20 PM 05/21/2013

Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, defended his company's corporate tax practices Tuesday morning at a Senate subcommittee hearing.

Report: Government owes small businesses millions

3:22 PM 05/17/2013

A year-long investigation into a federal contracting program revealed that the government owes over 1,000 small businesses millions of dollars from unpaid contract obligations.

African country prohibits witches from flying higher than 150 meters

1:28 AM 05/17/2013

In the country of Swaziland, witches are no longer allowed to fly higher than 150 meters in the air, lest they be subject to arrest and heavy fines.

Study: Size of men’s biceps can determine views on redistribution

1:24 PM 05/15/2013

Men's brawn may be an indicator of their attitudes on economic redistribution, a new study finds.

Unemployment remains high among young Americans

11:26 AM 05/03/2013

The unemployment number for April came in lower than expected, bringing wide relief and sending stock index futures through the roof . Many young Americans, though, have not experienced much benefit from the recovery.

Libertarian presidential hopeful only accepting gold, Bitcoin for donations

3:23 PM 05/01/2013

While the 2016 presidential election is still far off, one hopeful is getting a head start on fundraising by accepting unorthodox forms of campaign donations.

Reporter describes team’s wins as ‘a tremendous amount of sex’ [VIDEO]

1:19 PM 05/01/2013

Sex? Success? What's the difference, right?

Mike Tyson: ‘I look foward to paying my taxes’

4:19 PM 04/30/2013

Unlike just about every American in the country, the once-financially troubled Mike Tyson now looks forward to paying his taxes.

Skepticism about Treasury claims of debt paydown

3:28 PM 04/30/2013

The Department of the Treasury announced yesterday that it will begin paying down the debt for the first time in six years this quarter. But experts say the plan is less than meets the eye.

Changes in GDP measurement create growth out of thin air

12:02 PM 04/30/2013

The art of measuring the size of the economy just got a new box of crayons.

Latin American dictator slams US for rejecting gun background checks

10:34 PM 04/29/2013

Despite his own checkered human-rights track record, newly re-elected Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa this week slammed the U.S. Senate's rejection of a proposal to expand federal background check regulations, asking "who had appointed the U.S. arbiter of good and evil to rule on human rights in other countries."

Online sales tax bill may be dead on arrival in House

11:40 AM 04/29/2013

The online sales tax bill will face an uphill battle in the Republican-dominated House of Representatives, despite broad bipartisan support in the Senate.

Maryland county executive resists ‘rain tax’

2:04 AM 04/27/2013

Officially titled the "storm water management fee," Maryland's "rain tax" received its first pushback this week from Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman.