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GOP tax ‘reform’ primarily benefits the rich

Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement...

Countdown clock ticking for Trump, Republicans

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp...

Discord among GOP on tax bills

Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt assessment, casting the bill...

Scandal overrides good news for Trump

For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far. The president was up early Saturday celebrating the Senate’s overnight passage of a...

Trump faces critical showdowns on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump’s year-end agenda is at a critical juncture as he heads Tuesday to Capitol Hill to rally Senate Republicans on taxes —...

Winners and losers in Republican tax bill

The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax...

House tax chair: ‘No’ to dropping tax deductions

The chairman of the House’s tax-writing committee is expressing confidence that chamber won’t go along with the Senate’s proposal to eliminate the deduction for...

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 —...

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...