Israel Repeats Dem Talking Points on Taxes

Rep. Steve Israel (D., N.Y.) appeared on CNN this afternoon to discuss the discharge petition circulating in the House to force a vote on tax rate extensions for earners under $250,000. Rep. Israel stated that he believes current rates should be extended for some high income individuals, but Congress should pass an extension for everyone …

Israel Silent on Dems’ Chevron Cash

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Rep. Steve Israel (D., N.Y.), chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, slammed Chevron for donating to a GOP-affiliated Super PAC—but has said nothing about the oil company’s donations to Democrats.