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THE SENATE GOP TAX BILL proposal was released Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Everything you need to know about the Senate GOP tax proposal

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans released their vision for a tax-cut plan Thursday that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, with a...
HOUSE TAX WRITERS released the individual tax brackets and rates in the newly proposed tax bill revealed Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Tax bill’s individual income tax brackets revealed

NEW YORK - House tax writers unveiled what the individual income tax brackets will be under their proposed legislation - with a 39.6 percent rate...
HOUSE REPUBLICANS BEGAN releasing details on a new tax plan Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

House tax bill has major changes for businesses, individuals

NEW YORK - House Republican leaders began rolling out a tax bill Thursday that contains sweeping changes for business and individual tax rates, including a...
SENATORS FROM BOTH political parties have said that a compromise has been reached to secure subsidies to health insurers in the Affordable Care Act insurance markets. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO /KHOLOOD EID

Senators get deal to prop up ACA, keep subsidies Trump cut

NEW YORK - Senators in both political parties say they’ve reached agreement on fixes to stabilize the Affordable Care Act just two weeks before...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but it running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP has 12 days to repeal ACA and no room...

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans making one last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act have the daunting task of assembling 50 votes for...
THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE projects that President Donald Trump's proposed budget would not balance within ten years, but would still reduce the deficit compared to current deficit projections. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JULIA SCHMALZ

CBO finds Trump’s budget doesn’t balance like White House said

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump’s proposed budget wouldn’t balance within 10 years, contrary to the White House’s claim, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office...

After GOP health failure, next battle could shut down government

WASHINGTON - Republican leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for...

Rising drug costs a stumbling block for defense measure, threat to...

WASHINGTON - Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often centers on hot-button issues such as the future of the military prison at...

House Republicans weigh joining Export-Import, spending bill

WASHINGTON - House leaders will ask the rank-and-file to consider allowing a short-term re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank, House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions...
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