A new poll indicates that Americans would like to eat their junk food in peace and without interference from the government.
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Critics of the online sales tax proposal ramped up their criticism Wednesday as the Senate prepares to consider the bill.
The Marketplace Fairness Act, which would allow states the mechanism to start collecting taxes for online sales, overwhelmingly passed a Senate cloture vote Monday night, circumventing regular order and drawing concern from a minority of Senators over the end of the debate on the proposal. Seventy four Senators voted in favor of the motion, while 20 dissented.
A new analysis released Monday by the Tax Policy Center finds that President Obama's newest budget proposal will leave the top one percent of earners with two-thirds of the tax increase burden suggested by the administration.
During economic downturns, retail sales may slow or even grind to a halt. But the latest data suggests men are buying the bare essentials.
In an effort to sway public opinion against pending legislation to pass an online sales tax, eBay president John Donahoe launched an all-out email campaign Sunday morning, leveraging the auction site's nearly 40 million small online merchants to contact Congress on the issue of online sales tax.
The federal government continues to forgo more money to corporate tax expenditures, in the form of corporate subsidies and tax loopholes.
This Tax Day, most Americans see the income taxes they pay as fair. However, the number is shrinking compared to the year before.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is being advised to impose new taxes on the rich to pay for the ongoing bailouts to the weaker countries in the Eurozone.
A colorful character is once again missing from The Master's Tournament.
Kim Kardashian has sure had one hell of a pregnancy. First, the tabloids have spewed fat jokes right and left about her. Then she was accused of lying about her pregnancy, or at least the due date. And now, her still contractually-bound husband Kris Humphries won't even show up to court to end their marriage.
Springtime means golf season ... for some people, anyway.
A coalition of brick and mortar retail store owners gathered in Washington, D.C. Thursday asking Congress for action on online sales tax.
We all know that the Internet is a place for trolls of the world to unite, congregate and write unseemly things in comment sections of forums.
A record of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting reveals that some Federal Reserve Board officials have grown more wary of the continued asset buyback program known as quantitative easing.
President Barack Obama accounted for a nearly $1 billion bailout for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the home-mortgage insurance agency that has been floundering for cash since last November, in his budget released Wednesday. Such a bailout would be the first for the agency in its 80-year history.
Baseball season is in full swing -- literally. And since it's America's pastime, everyone is required to love baseball.
As the full impact of the federal budget cuts from the sequester continue to roll out, Americans are learning that the Navy's Blue Angels may be skipping their city this year.
Despite a substandard jobs report from last Friday, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard thinks it might be time to scale back the central bank's asset purchasing program known as quantitative easing.
A number of states are now considering making gold and silver coins legal tender amid fears that the Federal Reserve's monetary policies may result in a substantially less-valuable dollar.