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THE U.S. SENATE blocked two rival proposals to reopen U.S. government agencies in largely partisan votes Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate extends shutdown deadlock by blocking spending measures

NEW YORK - The Senate blocked two rival proposals to reopen U.S. government agencies in largely partisan votes, leaving President Donald Trump and lawmakers...
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...
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 have discontinued efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act for now. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP kills health care bill, ending ACA repeal quest

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans gave up on their last-ditch proposal to repeal Obamacare Tuesday as opposition in their own ranks ended months of...
SEN. JOHN MCCAIN has said he will not support the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially dooming efforts by the GOP to repeal the health care bill before Sept 30. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

McCain to oppose ACA repeal, possibly dooming GOP effort

NEW YORK - Sen. John McCain said Friday he’ll vote against the GOP-only Affordable Care Act repeal proposal, becoming the second Republican to oppose...
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 SENATE GOP appears to be nearing a plan to pass a "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

GOP pledge to torch Obamacare veers toward bare-bones repeal

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans who have promised to demolish Obamacare are swerving toward a bare-bones approach that might eliminate just a few pieces...
THE GOP WILL VOTE on several options to reform health care. The GOP's most comprehensive health bill overhaul failed to pass in a late night senate session on Tuesday by a significant margin. The Senate also voted against a full repeal. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Obamacare repeal fails early in Senate’s health care debate

NEW YORK - The Senate rejected a simple repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, still in the early stages of an unpredictable floor debate on...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell called a vote Tuesday to begin the process of repealing Obamacare again./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP agrees to debate health plan with no votes to...

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans agreed to begin floor debate on health-care legislation, a hard-fought step amid uncertainty about exactly what plan senators will...
GOP LAWMAKERS ARE STILL UNSURE of which health care proposal they’ll ask members to vote on this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP still not sure which health care plan they’ll push

NEW YORK - Senate Republican leaders must decide which health care proposal they’ll ask members to vote on this week, in what has become...

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