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Charges against Moore spark debate

His party suddenly and bitingly divided, Alabama Republican Roy Moore emphatically rejected increasing pressure to abandon his Senate bid as fears grew among GOP...

Congressional merry-go-round on taxes

Amid intense political pressure to achieve results, Senate Republicans prepared to unveil sweeping tax legislation Thursday that would usher in billions in cuts for...

GOP fortunes rise, fall over taxes

It’s an article of faith among Republicans — reinforced by the party’s drubbing in this week’s off-year elections in Virginia and New Jersey —...

Election results around the country

Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey’s governor’s races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they...

GOP tax ‘reform’ bill helps rich, business

With fanfare and a White House kickoff, House Republicans unfurled a broad tax-overhaul plan Thursday that would touch virtually all Americans and the economy’s...

House GOP reveals major tax overhaul

House Republicans would preserve the popular retirement account for middle-class Americans while limiting a cherished deduction for homeowners in a sweeping tax cut plan...

Hypocrites, bigots & liars

We expect hypocrisy in our government and our leaders.  All too often, those who decry something they claim is bad or illegal is also...

Rift among GOP House members over taxes

A bloc of GOP House lawmakers from high-tax states mustered a show of force Thursday that nearly sank the Republican budget setting up a...

Most Republicans stick with Trump

There was no dam break of Republican rancor against Donald Trump, a day after a pair of the party’s prominent senators denounced their president...

GOP ready to increase deficits to get tax cuts

House Republicans are focusing squarely on tax cuts rather than deficit discipline as they look to shoehorn a GOP budget plan through the House. Passage...