Carl Icahn launches $150m tax reform super-PAC

Investor wants lower taxes for US companies that bring home foreign earnings
Investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference at the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo taken June 27, 2007. Icahn filed a lawsuit on Thursday to try to block Dell Inc from setting a new record date ahead of a crucial shareholders' vote, raising the stakes in a battle to derail a $24.4 billion buyout of the world's No. 3 PC maker. REUTERS/Chip East/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
Carl Icahn

After a lifetime spent bouncing American companies into accepting takeovers and ousting chief executives, Carl Icahn on Wednesday promised to take his brand of activism to a new stage: Capitol Hill.