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A federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money passed a second Senate vote Thursday. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Bill That Taxes Online Purchases Faces Senate Vote This Week

Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.

CBS4–03/21/2013

Dollar bills in the shopping cart (Source: Hudiemm via Getty Images)

Politicians Push Bill To Help States Collect Online Sales Tax

A group of Republicans and Democrats yesterday reintroduced a federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money.

CBS4–02/16/2013

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

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I-Team: Senators Aim To Change FEMA Flood Maps

Because of an eye-opening CBS4 I-Team report on flood insurance rates, two prominent senators took a step toward providing relief for South Florida residents and others across the nation who are struggling to afford coverage for their homes.

CBS4–12/02/2010

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