In six graphs.
Looking at new CBO numbers.
Americans have a lot of feelings about taxes. Most of them negative.
Walker said earlier this week that his administration will consider ending the personal income tax as part of a major review of the state’s tax structure.
The explosive nature of the admission is evident -- conservative media will be all over this -- but the political implications of the budding scandal are a little harder to suss out this early.
People think you should try to pay the lowest tax rate possible. Unless you are a politician, that is.
A majority of Democrats think the federal tax system is a good thing. Republicans and Independents vehemently disagree.
"I think Republicans, if they saw true entitlement reform, would be glad to look at tax reform that generates additional revenues," Corker said in an interview.
The debate over increasing tax revenue has persisted in the weeks following the deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." That's good and bad news for both Republicans and Democrats.