“Buffett rule”

Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Blocks ‘Buffett Rule’ Student Loan Bill

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.


President Barack Obama makes a statement about the "Buffett rule" in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: We Should Rename ‘Buffett Rule’ To ‘Reagan Rule’

Would Ronald Reagan support the “Buffett rule”? President Obama believes so.


President Barack Obama listens as Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff speaks to the press after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House April 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Campaign: Romney ‘Beneficiary Of A Broken Tax System’

Picking an election-year fight with Republicans, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to boost taxes on millionaires, traveling to Florida to make a populist pitch on an issue that draws a sharp contrast with GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.