Another Tax Scam for the Rich

by Robert Reich Hard to believe, but the Trump administration is proposing yet another massive tax windfall for the rich. It would be to reduce their capital gains taxes. Those are taxes on the increased… Read More

Sheldon Adelson Sees a Lot to Like in Trump’s Washington

WASHINGTON — The return on investment for many of the Republican Party’s biggest political patrons has been less than impressive this year. But not for Sheldon Adelson. Mr. Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate, and his… Read More

Potential Insurance Bill From Hurricane Florence Could Take Toll on Wallets Far From North Carolina’s Coast

Insurance companies retreated from some communities amid stronger storms, leaving a “last-resort” plan to fill the growing gap. by Abrahm Lustgarten and Talia Buford For years, North Carolina has bet against a storm like Hurricane… Read More

Trump-proof aspects of Manafort deal rankle lawyers

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Friday plea agreement with Paul Manafort took unusual and possibly unprecedented steps to undercut President Donald Trump’s ability to pardon his former campaign chairman. The plea deal Mueller struck with the… Read More