Feb 2, 2015, 10:51 pm EDT
Barack Obama has issued a budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year.
The $3.99 trillion plan would relieve the middle class through increased taxes on corporations and high-income individuals. Spending will also be increased with the budget proposal.
“I know there are Republicans who disagree with my approach,” said Obama. “And I’ve said this before: If they have other ideas for how we can keep America safe, grow our economy, while helping middle-class families feel some sense of economic security, I welcome their ideas. Read
Jan 30, 2015, 1:28 pm EDT
Mitt Romney will no longer run for president.
The 2012 Republican candidate considered another presidential campaign but decided it’d be best to give other leaders in the party a shot at the White House.
Romney was ahead in a number of national polls and several swing states. However, he was losing support internally. Read
Jan 29, 2015, 2:12 pm EDT
The race for the first digital driver’s licenses is on.
Delaware announced that it intends on becoming the first state in the country to issue digital driver’s licenses. The Diamond State will compete with other states to be the first, including Iowa.
“If it works for Delaware, then it will be a new option for Delaware citizens to show proof of driver’s license and identification,” said Jennifer Cohan, director of the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles. Read
Jan 26, 2015, 3:31 pm EDT
What is a PAC?
With the 2016 presidential election less than two years away, presidential candidates have started campaigning with presidential action committees.
PACs are designed to raise money for campaigns that usually represent “business, labor or ideological interests.” These organizations can give $5,000 to a candidate committee per election. Read