U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is the author of Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (Modern Times).
One of my constituents deducted $600,000 from his taxes—he'd taken business clients to Scores, a strip joint. Yet many of my constituents—men and women—cannot deduct the cost of their childcare. That is ridiculous.
For those of us who like our news with a side order of satire, Jon Stewart's The Daily Show is the best thing that's happened to cable. Now, the man who never met a politician he couldn't laugh at riffs on the comedians he admires, the infamous Crossfire