Rep. Dave Camp, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is set to leave the chairmanship in 2015. It's one of the most powerful assignments in Congress - in control of the levers of tax policy.
I can’t think of an issue that more perfectly captures the national debate than the one right now regarding the expiration of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts. At the end of this year, current tax rates will expire and taxes will go up if nothing is done.
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