Will Mortgage Deduction Remain Sacred? GOP Candidates Float Change

Fox News, Jan. 20, 2016

When it comes to tax perks, the mortgage interest deduction is the third rail — typically, no one wants to touch it. But Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is doing the politically unthinkable and openly talking about getting rid of homeowners’ favorite tax favor. And a handful of other candidates are at least talking about making tweaks to the system.