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Crain's Chicago Business
GOP tax bill one turkey that shouldn't be pardonedtax rates are going to head back north. But when it comes to individuals, congr
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 hours ago
tax rates are going to head back north. But when it comes to individuals, congressional leaders like Illinois' own Peter Roskam say, trust us—we'll fix the tax code (later) and make sure that individual rates don't increase. But don't... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Time to give 'em the birdon his office's rulings. • And what can I say about the three suburban GOP con
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
on his office's rulings. • And what can I say about the three suburban GOP congressmen—Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger and Peter Roskam—who provided the key votes to pass an Obamacare repeal plan, the plan that was tubed by the Senate? They get not... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act won't help metax deduction, limitations on the property tax deduction and elimination of per
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
tax deduction, limitations on the property tax deduction and elimination of personal exemptions. Our Congressman, Rep. Peter Roskam, who had an influential role in passage of the legislation, would have us believe differently. He contends that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Corporate tax cut plans put local home buyers, sellers, builders in a bindsave long-standing home mortgage and property tax breaks. Among those legislat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
save long-standing home mortgage and property tax breaks. Among those legislators is 6th District Republican Congressman Peter Roskam, who backs the House tax plan. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are considered allies to the... Read more
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Business Insider
The breakneck speed of the Republican tax bill is angering Democrats and increasing the odds it passesCare Act and then Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi said, 'This is the bill we have to pas
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Care Act and then Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi said, 'This is the bill we have to pass so you know what's in it,'" GOP Rep. Peter Roskam said during the markup of the TCJA in the Ways and Means Committee. "So the sanctimonious, self-righteous,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
It's still early, but danger could await Davis in '18tellingly, Davis ran well ahead of Donald Trump, who won the 13th District by o
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
tellingly, Davis ran well ahead of Donald Trump, who won the 13th District by only 5.5 percent. Contrast that with Rep. Peter Roskam who the Cook Political Report says is in trouble. Roskam won the district last year by 19 percentage points,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Hundreds protest Rep. Peter Roskam's stance on health care, tax plan at GOP fundraiserwith more than 100 others who gathered outside a Downers Grove banquet hall Thu
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
with more than 100 others who gathered outside a Downers Grove banquet hall Thursday to protest an appearance by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton. “I’m so frustrated,” Schoot said. “This is personal.” Schoot, a cancer survivor, said she has... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Roskam praises House GOP tax bill: ‘This plan is a good plan’House Republicans have passed their tax bill. Congressman Peter Roskam is taki
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
House Republicans have passed their tax bill. Congressman Peter Roskam is taking a victory lap after the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades passed the House. It was done so over the objection of Democrats. Not one of them voted for the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Cards Against Humanity works to maintain its naughtinessfounded a political action committee last year whose recent activities include
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
founded a political action committee last year whose recent activities include a billboard campaign targeting U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a Republican from Wheaton. It's not just a marketing exercise—Temkin has worked as a Democratic staffer on... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Stark partisan divide among lawmakers as House OKs tax plan. . to cut the overall small business tax rate to 25 percent." The local congr
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
. . to cut the overall small business tax rate to 25 percent." The local congressman most involved in the issue, Wheaton's Peter Roskam, chairs the tax policy subcommittee of the House Ways & Means Committee. He cut right to the chase. "I plan on... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Tax rewrite too important to rush through, GOPnow being frog-marched through Congress. Illinois' highest-ranking voice at the
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
now being frog-marched through Congress. Illinois' highest-ranking voice at the House's tax rewrite table is that of Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, who assures us that H.R. 1 has been artisanally crafted to stimulate growth and that, even if... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
GOP tax reform bill too important to rush: Editorialnow being frogmarched through Congress. Illinois' highest-ranking voice at the
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
now being frogmarched through Congress. Illinois' highest-ranking voice at the House's tax reform table is that of Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, who assures us that H.R. 1 has been artisanally crafted to stimulate growth and that, even if... Read more
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FOX News
Clinton calls Uranium One special counsel threat an 'abuse of power'from all the guests below! Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: House Ways and Mean
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
from all the guests below! Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady and Rep. Peter Roskam; Three's Company star Suzanne Somers gives the inside story behind her new project. On Fox News Radio: The Fox... Read more
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FOX News
Clinton calls Uranium One special counsel threat an 'abuse of power'from all the guests below! Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: House Ways and Mean
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
from all the guests below! Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady and Rep. Peter Roskam; Three's Company star Suzanne Somers gives the inside story behind her new project. On Fox News Radio: The Fox... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Roskam on tax reform: 'Either get this done' or it 'will be the lost opportunity of a lifetime'Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam said on Tuesday that he has so much faith in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam said on Tuesday that he has so much faith in his party’s proposed tax overhaul that he’ll be campaigning on the issue leading up to the 2018 midterm elections in less than a year. “I plan on running on tax reform,”... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Roskam wants Roy Moore to step down after allIt looks like U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam doesn't think much of Alabama U.S. Senate
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
It looks like U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam doesn't think much of Alabama U.S. Senate hopeful Judge Roy Moore after all. A few hours after refusing all comment on Moore and his alleged sexual misconduct toward teenage girls, Roskam is calling on Moore to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Roskam defends GOP tax bill—but concedes it's 'not perfect'country is at "an inflection point" it cannot afford to miss if it is to remain
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
country is at "an inflection point" it cannot afford to miss if it is to remain internationally competitive. But U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, concedes that the plan is imperfect, hinted that the estate tax will survive in some form, and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Roskam defends GOP tax bill—but concedes it's 'not perfect'country is at "an inflection point" it cannot afford to miss if it is to remain
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
country is at "an inflection point" it cannot afford to miss if it is to remain internationally competitive. But U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, concedes that the plan is imperfect, hinted that the estate tax will survive in some form, and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Indivisible NWIL hosts congressional candidates forumfeel supported by those in office and want to know whether there will be a diff
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
feel supported by those in office and want to know whether there will be a difference if new candidates are elected. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, represents the 6th District, and Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, represents District 14. Primaries... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Once again the GOP con is onhowling at the moon about the national debt when Barack Obama was in the White
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
howling at the moon about the national debt when Barack Obama was in the White House? Legalized bribery corrupted them all. Our future requires that we vote them all out. Let’s start with Randy Hultgren and Peter Roskam. Bo... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ald. Burke wants Chicago truck terrorism task forcerepresented by Republicans. The pointed notice from U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
represented by Republicans. The pointed notice from U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to Republican U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam of Wheaton and Randy Hultgren of Plano came on the day the House Ways and Means Committee advanced the House... Read more
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Northwest Herald
'Indivisible' political group to hold congressional candidate meet-and-greet in Algonquinresist President Donald Trump’s agenda” and highlight the congressional members
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
resist President Donald Trump’s agenda” and highlight the congressional members in the three local districts. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, represents the 6th District, and Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, represents District 14. Primaries... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
House panel approves tax reform bill, as Senate GOP unveils rival versionleaders try to make sure they have the votes to approve the tax plan. “We know
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
leaders try to make sure they have the votes to approve the tax plan. “We know there’s more work to be done,” said Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL). “This is an opportunity to be seized today.” Democrats howled in vain about the details, and how it... Read more
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The Hill
Senate set for clash with House on tax billdefeat if she votes for this bill,” he said. Schumer also pointed to GOP Reps.
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
defeat if she votes for this bill,” he said. Schumer also pointed to GOP Reps. Ed Royce (Calif.), Erik Paulsen (Minn.), Peter Roskam (Ill.) and Mimi Walters (Calif.) as other lawmakers from high-tax suburban areas whose constituents would be hit... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Dems' big night—what does it mean in Illinois?Rauner but Trump. After yesterday, that argument has heft. Yesterday's results
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 days ago
Rauner but Trump. After yesterday, that argument has heft. Yesterday's results also were not very helpful to U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, who represents much of DuPage County and the western suburbs. I know some folks out there think... Read more
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Business Insider
Things are already getting testy in the tax reform fight, as Democrats struggle to derail the massive GOP billand moving forward." And Republicans dispute the notion that they are excludin
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
and moving forward." And Republicans dispute the notion that they are excluding Democrats from the process. Illinois Rep. Peter Roskam, who chairs the subcommittee on taxation, told Business Insider, "We’ve proposed any number of opportunities for... Read more
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The Hill
Contentious debate begins on tax reformin 2019, the lower-income households would have a greater percentage of their t
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
in 2019, the lower-income households would have a greater percentage of their taxes cut than higher-income taxpayers. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.), chairman of the Ways and Means panel’s tax-policy subcommittee, compared the tax debate to his wife’s... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Durbin takes aim at Roskam in ripping GOP tax planU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., today took aim at Illinois colleague Rep. Peter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., today took aim at Illinois colleague Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, as a series of critical House votes near on the tax plan pushed by Washington GOP Leaders and President Donald Trump. At a press conference in Crystal... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Federal tax reform would have mixed effect on McHenry County residents, business ownersof homeowners. ... We are really seeing middle-class homeowners taking it on th
Northwest Herald / Posted 18 days ago
of homeowners. ... We are really seeing middle-class homeowners taking it on the chin.” Business economy U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, said the plan will support small businesses, bring back money from offshore accounts, boost the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
GOP tax plan wide-reachinglobbyists are storming Capital Hill, but Republicans will hold strong and do wh
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
lobbyists are storming Capital Hill, but Republicans will hold strong and do what is right for America!" he wrote. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., a member of the Ways and Means Committee, said he was bracing for the lobbyist onslaught but would not... Read more
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Slate
Republicans Celebrate as Their Tax Bill Isn’t Killed on Its First Daycan afford to lose here. Two Ways and Means members representing high-tax stat
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
can afford to lose here. Two Ways and Means members representing high-tax states, New York Rep. Tom Reed and Illinois Rep. Peter Roskam, spent Thursday arguing that their taxpayers would still come out on top with the bill’s other changes. “We’re... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
GOP tax plan is OK with Chicago-area point man Peter Roskamcutting into and maybe eliminating any overall tax cut they would enjoy under t
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 21 days ago
cutting into and maybe eliminating any overall tax cut they would enjoy under the rewritten rules. In an interview, Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, a major player in tax matters as chairman of the tax policy subcommittee of the House Ways & Means... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's what's in the big GOP tax planon the home mortgage interest deduction. Here's an outline of what's in the pl
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 22 days ago
on the home mortgage interest deduction. Here's an outline of what's in the plan, as passed on by the office of Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, who heads the tax policy subcommittee of the tax-writing House Ways & Means Committee. I hope to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A part of the new GOP tax plan will be a tough sell for Republicans in New Jersey, New York, and CaliforniaThose include a number of districts in New York, New Jersey, California, and an
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Those include a number of districts in New York, New Jersey, California, and an Illinois district of Representative Peter Roskam, the chairman of a key panel on tax policy. Some Republican House members in those states have already spoken... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A part of the new GOP tax plan will be a tough sell for Republicans in New Jersey, New York, and CaliforniaThose include a number of districts in New York, New Jersey, California, and an
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
Those include a number of districts in New York, New Jersey, California, and an Illinois district of Representative Peter Roskam, the chairman of a key panel on tax policy. Some Republican House members in those states have already spoken... Read more
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FOX News
No Russia collusion, but are more Mueller charges coming? Plus, why Hillary should worryFormer congressman Jason Chaffetz and Alan Dershowitz take on the fallout from
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
Former congressman Jason Chaffetz and Alan Dershowitz take on the fallout from special counsel Mueller's indictments; Rep. Peter Roskam, chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy, sounds off on the latest in the quest for tax... Read more
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FOX News
No Russia collusion, but are more Mueller charges coming? Plus, why Hillary should worryFormer congressman Jason Chaffetz and Alan Dershowitz take on the fallout from
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
Former congressman Jason Chaffetz and Alan Dershowitz take on the fallout from special counsel Mueller's indictments; Rep. Peter Roskam, chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy, sounds off on the latest in the quest for tax... Read more
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The Hill
Budget vote raises red flag for GOP on tax reformsaid Eastman. “It doesn’t make the tax bill any easier or harder, but it does g
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
said Eastman. “It doesn’t make the tax bill any easier or harder, but it does give them the chance to land it.” Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) a senior Ways and Means Committee member whose Chicago-area district has many residents who take the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
GOP tax plan gets boost from Peter Roskam, Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzingeradvancing the party's agenda despite the potential tax hit to their constituent
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
advancing the party's agenda despite the potential tax hit to their constituents. The action came this morning, when Reps. Peter Roskam of Wheaton, Adam Kinzinger of Channahon and Randy Hultgren of Plano voted for a measure clearing the way on a... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. House passes budget plan, paving way for tax cut legislationfor some Republicans during debate on the tax measure. During debate on the bu
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
for some Republicans during debate on the tax measure. During debate on the budget plan on the House floor, Republican Peter Roskam of Illinois called the state and local tax deduction a “nettlesome issue.” “I‘m of the view that tax reform... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Paul Ryan GOP tax overhaul plan to kill deduction would hurt Lake Geneva2016, the average state and local deduction was $10,909, well more than double
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
2016, the average state and local deduction was $10,909, well more than double the national average of $3,691. U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, an Illinois Republican who presides over the Tax Policy Subcommittee, said conversations he's had with his... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What's Krishnamoorthi up to with that cash hoard?member of Illinois' congressional delegation, including Sens. Dick Durbin and T
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
member of Illinois' congressional delegation, including Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, both Democrats, and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, who is gearing up for the political fight of his life. So, what's up? In a phone interview,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Gary Cohn Says Cutting SALT Deduction Will Be A Part Of Republican Tax Reform Plantax-reform bill's architects have yet to reach an agreement on several key issu
Zero Hedge / Posted 30 days ago
tax-reform bill's architects have yet to reach an agreement on several key issues. As Bloomberg reported last night, Rep. Peter Roskam, a key House lawmaker on taxes, said it’s important to him that Congress reach a compromise on state and local... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Roe Conn Full Show (): From the Office- Kate Flannery talks about her time in Chicago, Kerry Wood looks at what the Cubs need, and more…Field covering the Chicago Cubs playoff run, Ald. Brendan Reilly talks about Ma
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 30 days ago
Field covering the Chicago Cubs playoff run, Ald. Brendan Reilly talks about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed budget, Rep. Peter Roskam looks at the future of tax reform, Chicago Cubs legend Kerry Wood talks about what the Cubs need to do to win,... Read more
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The Hill
Vulnerable House incumbents build up war chestsand 2014, respectively. Lonegan has already loaned his campaign more than $500,
The Hill / Posted a month ago
and 2014, respectively. Lonegan has already loaned his campaign more than $500,000, which could help boost his bid. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) But Democrats are coming out in droves to challenge Roskam in a district that Trump lost by 7 points... Read more

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