In midterm endorsements, Trump mixes insults with bizarre praise

Are Trump's boilerplate Twitter endorsements helping or hurting his party?

Last-minute tax tips: A 10-minute tax guide for procrastinators

Here's everything you need to know to pick the best tax filing software, catch common missed deductions and get the biggest possible refund.

Same-sex marriage tax breaks: Are married LGBTQ couples leaving money on the table?

Filing taxes is confusing for everyone, but there are extra headaches for LGTBQ couples. Here's how to find out if you might be owed more money back.

Where is my tax refund? How to track federal or state return status and best use your 2018 IRS check

Tax refund tips for 2018, like where your check is, how to contact the IRS if you filed your return by the deadline and your refund is late and the best, smartest ways to spend or invest your cash.

Are your tax withholdings right? How to check with a calculator — and fix your 2018 paychecks

Tax refunds are a sign your withholdings might be wrong. How to check your 2018 paycheck and allowances, given changes from tax cuts and life events affecting your income tax bracket — and more.

Trump trade war fears rattle Dow, beer buyers — and 5 more news stories affecting your money

Here's the latest on the Equifax hack, Spotify's initial public offering and all the other business news you probably missed this week.

Tax fraud 2018: 3 top scams to beware, from fake IRS refunds to realistic emails and phone calls

Tax scams are harder to spot in 2018 than you’d expect. As you hunt for calculators, bracket tables and general help to file your return, be sure to also look out for sneaky signs of fraud.

Fact-checking Trump’s first State of the Union address

Trump makes false and misleading statements on the economy, coal and immigration.

Tax return tips for 2018: 5 filing season savings moves and investments to maximize your 2017 refund

The spring 2018 tax deadline to file your 2017 tax returns is creeping up: Filing opens Jan. 29, and the deadline is April 18. Here's how to file for free and get a big check from Uncle Sam.

Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill: 5 key ways the plan will affect you

Here's the GOP tax bill explained, with details on how it could change your financial situation.


Here’s what Donald Trump could learn from Ronald Reagan about tax reform

Reagan's tax reforms made him a hero to Republicans. But they caused the deficit to grow — and his own policy adviser now says the tax cuts hurt the economy.

House Tax Bill: 5 key ways the newly passed plan would affect your money

Republican Tax plan got you confused? Here are the key things to know about the House tax reform that just passed — and how it will affect your money.

Tax Reform: This is the one big problem with the Republican tax “postcard” plan

Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.

Tax Plan 2017: How the Senate Republican tax reform bill affects you and compares to the House plan

How does the Senate tax plan differ from the House version released on Nov. 2? Here's what we know for sure — and what President Donald Trump has said about the bill.

Has Donald Trump fulfilled his 5 big economic promises? How they have held up one year post-election

Have President Donald Trump's economic promises held up? Here's what the data shows, one year after the 2016 election.

GOP tax reform bill opposed by half of Americans

Just 33% support the Republicans’ tax plan, according to a new 'Washington Post'/ABC News poll.

Republican Tax Plan 2017: How the House reform bill hits deductions, brackets & the middle-class

Will the tax reform plan affect your tax brackets? Here's a summary of the Republican bill — and a guide to other crucial details you might have missed.

Trump tax reform 2017: Will the plan affect you? 5 things to know about tax cuts & the middle class

U.S. tax reform is now on the table in 2017. How might the details of President Donald Trump's tax cut proposal affect the middle class? Here's what to know about the expected bill.

Trump Tax Plan: Will GOP reform really help the middle class? 3 ways the “miracle” is a misnomer

Does the GOP tax plan actually help the middle class? Here are three ways the proposed reforms might not be the "miracle" Trump claims.

Trump thinks tax reform is going to be easy, but things are about to get even more complicated

"Tax reform is going to make health care look like a piece of cake," one GOP senator said.


Biden Wins VP Debate 2012: Youtube Video and Analysis

I'll be joining some quiet scholarly types and some loud raging liberals (and moderates), this evening in Madison, WI to watch what can only be described as... well, a debate. Won't you join me?

Vice Presidential Debate 2012: How Joe Biden Can Win the VP Debate 2012 vs Paul Ryan

At the VP debate on Thursday, Biden should focus on Ryan's record in order to build a thematic case against him, instead of trying to fact-check his every evasive statement.