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House approves tax bill but Senate unsure

Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of...

GOP tax bill hits Senate roadblock

Republicans are muscling their massive tax bill through the House, with President Donald Trump urging them on to a critically needed legislative victory and...

Trump returns to turmoil, chaos and scandal

President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won’t be so lucky on U.S. soil. The...

Scrap healthcare mandate to pay for tax cuts?

The Obama health care law’s requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to...

Senate bill hikes taxes for 13.8 million households

Promoted as needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul actually would increase taxes for some 13.8 million moderate-income American households,...

Moore to Post: ‘I’m gonna sue you’

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old...

Defiant Moore: It’s all about politics

A defiant Roy Moore on Saturday insisted the allegations of sexual misconduct decades ago were false and voters in Alabama would “see through this...

Roy Moore: Another pedophile for Washington?

An Alabama woman says Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore, former chief justice of the state supreme court, sexually molested her when she was 14...

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...

Federal deficit hits $666 billion

The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a...