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  • WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama called on Congress Monday to enact new taxes on the wealthy, restructure the tax code and approve short-term spending measures as part of an election-year budget plan aimed at boosting job growth and helping the middle class.

    Obama Seeks New Taxes on Rich

  • In the election-year budget proposal, the White House also called for higher taxes on the oil and gas industry, fund managers and estates while allowing Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy to expire.

    Budget Seeks to Boost Tax Revenue

  • Jimmy Carter owned the 1980 election-year economy.

    Obama's Cloud Economy

  • He also can rest assured that President Obama's election-year proposal to control tuition growth represents coalition building at its finest and has little to do with actual funding plans or economics.

    Look Who's Now Talking About Inflated College Costs

  • George H.W. Bush owned the 1992 election-year economy.

    Obama's Cloud Economy

  • Instead of forcing one politico to slink off into the shadows, the Administration has let this issue fester into what come become an unneeded election-year scandal.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 2010 » May

  • GOP Central House Republicans' election-year message became clearer this week at a closed-door session for GOP lawmakers in Baltimore.

    Hatch Job, Jersey War, How GOP Plans to Win

  • They criticized Mr. Obama's speech as an election-year blueprint.

    Obama Makes Populist Pitch

  • Peabody Energy directly spent over $8.4 million lobbying Congress in 2008, up 3,200 percent from 2004, as legislation to limit coal pollution became an election-year issue.

    Wonk Room » Among Plutocrats Fueled By Coal, Climate Bill Sends Chill

  • SEOUL—South Korea's state auditor said a senior foreign-ministry official deliberately overstated the size of a Cameroon diamond mine as part of a stock-manipulation scam that has become a major election-year embarrassment for President Lee Myung-bak's government.

    Diamond Scandal Spreads in Seoul


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