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OregonLive.com
A golf course tax break?opinion, President Trump has been a complete disaster. Learning about this loop
OregonLive.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
opinion, President Trump has been a complete disaster. Learning about this loophole tipped me over! If the intent of the Senate Republicans' tax plan is to close dozens of tax loopholes, why have they conveniently left the golf tax break loophole... Read more
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New York Daily News
Schumer calls for IDC to work with Dems: 'It's the right thing'mainline Dems. The Independent Democratic Conference, or IDC, has been aligned
New York Daily News / Posted 36 minutes ago
mainline Dems. The Independent Democratic Conference, or IDC, has been aligned in a leadership coalition with the Senate Republicans. "The IDC, they're elected as Democrats and they should caucus with the Democrats and create a Democratic... Read more
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The Hill
Trump promises to unveil infrastructure plan after tax reformTrump said Monday at the White House. The House passed its tax plan last week,
The Hill / Posted 50 minutes ago
Trump said Monday at the White House. The House passed its tax plan last week, though the timeline is less clear in the Senate. Republicans are aiming to pass both bills — and negotiate a final product — by Christmas. Trump’s infrastructure... Read more
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Roll Call
Give Trump a Chance, Alexander Saysthat we have the intelligence committee undertaking,” Alexander said. “Let them
Roll Call / Posted 2 hours ago
that we have the intelligence committee undertaking,” Alexander said. “Let them do their job. I’ll do my job.” Senate Republicans are working to pass their version of a tax code overhaul so that it can go to a reconciliation committee... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Sen. Al Franken Hit With Second Groping Allegationof a range of predatory behavior towards teenage girls as young as 14, includin
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 hours ago
of a range of predatory behavior towards teenage girls as young as 14, including one allegation of sexual assault. Top Senate Republicans, including McConnell and long-time Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby have called on Moore to get out of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Harney: Don’t panic yet over Senate tax overhaulof directors of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Reach him at K
The Columbian / Posted 4 hours ago
of directors of the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Reach him at KenHarney@earthlink.net. If you hoped that Senate Republicans would treat homeowners and buyers more kindly in their tax overhaul plans than their colleagues did in the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromiseOffice, allowing Senate Republican tax writers more flexibility to pay for the
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
Office, allowing Senate Republican tax writers more flexibility to pay for the deep tax cuts they seek. It also gave Senate Republicans an opportunity to go after the law known as Obamacare, which they have been unable to repeal and replace... Read more
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The Hill
Moore accuser: 'I wonder how many mes he doesn't know'defiant in the face of the numerous accusations, which have increased since the
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
defiant in the face of the numerous accusations, which have increased since the initial report earlier this month. Multiple Senate Republicans have revoked their endorsements of Moore, while the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the National... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Memo to Congress: Here's what Americans really want in health insurance, according to new surveyThursday by the Deseret News and the Center for the Study of Elections and Demo
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Thursday by the Deseret News and the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at Brigham Young University. As Senate Republicans seek to eliminate the Obamacare individual mandate as part of a proposed tax reform bill, the survey finds... Read more
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Roll Call
For Murkowski, Tax Overhaul Isn’t Just Business. It’s Personalhas shepherded bills out of the House that die elsewhere. Now, an ANWR drillin
Roll Call / Posted 7 hours ago
has shepherded bills out of the House that die elsewhere. Now, an ANWR drilling measure is attached to the tax overhaul Senate Republicans are considering, with drilling revenues used to raise money to offset tax cuts. But getting it to... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Agriculture Split On Tax Reform PassageThe House has passed their version of tax reform on a 227-205 vote, while the S
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 8 hours ago
The House has passed their version of tax reform on a 227-205 vote, while the Senate Republicans are still trying to get their bill through committee. Both House and Senate bills currently reduce pass through small business tax rates and boost child... Read more
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FOX News
Charles Manson dead; Tax reform's GOP senator holdoutsFor President Trump, a legislative win is among his top priorities and he wants
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
For President Trump, a legislative win is among his top priorities and he wants Congress to pass tax reform by Christmas. Senate Republicans’ tax reform legislation includes repealing ObamaCare's individual mandate. Not all Republicans are on... Read more
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FOX News
Charles Manson dead; Tax reform's GOP senator holdoutsFor President Trump, a legislative win is among his top priorities and he wants
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
For President Trump, a legislative win is among his top priorities and he wants Congress to pass tax reform by Christmas. Senate Republicans’ tax reform legislation includes repealing ObamaCare's individual mandate. Not all Republicans are on... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Senate Tax Reform Bill Includes Incentives For Business Aviationto private jet management companies. Reform of the tax code has been a major p
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 hours ago
to private jet management companies. Reform of the tax code has been a major priority for President Donald Trump. But some Senate Republicans are already expressing concerns about the overall bill, and a major fight is expected on the floor of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Analysis: Mixed messages on tax bill’s Obamacare mandate repealbill, which Republicans say will cut corporate and individual taxes for most Am
Boston Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
bill, which Republicans say will cut corporate and individual taxes for most Americans, will be the top priority of Senate Republicans when they return from this week’s Thanksgiving break. But the measure, which differs from the version... Read more
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Breitbart
The Hill: ‘Nothing Has Worked’ Roy Moore Is Still in, Senate GOP ‘Running Out of Options’(NRSC), went so far as to call for a vote to expel Moore from the Senate should
Breitbart / Posted 15 hours ago
(NRSC), went so far as to call for a vote to expel Moore from the Senate should he win the Dec. 12 special election. Senate Republicans are increasingly resigned to the idea that there’s nothing they can do to stop Moore from coming to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans, higher educationa recent expansion of Pell Grants that enables students in financial need to ac
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
a recent expansion of Pell Grants that enables students in financial need to access the federal aid year-round. Key Senate Republicans support raising the maximum grant, now $5,920 a year, to $6,020. "I'm hopeful that we can continue... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans, higher educationa recent expansion of Pell Grants that enables students in financial need to ac
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
a recent expansion of Pell Grants that enables students in financial need to access the federal aid year-round. Key Senate Republicans support raising the maximum grant, now $5,920 a year, to $6,020. "I'm hopeful that we can continue... Read more
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TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.auown version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater
TheBull / Posted 17 hours ago
own version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater hurdles and we now heard from a number of Senate Republicans (including Susan Collins over the weekend) that they have strong concerns about the bill, with some gripes... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE: Roy Moore: Mitch McConnell Afraid Because ‘I Will Not Be Controlled’on. And I think it is a travesty of justice. And I think it is certainly not Re
Breitbart / Posted 18 hours ago
on. And I think it is a travesty of justice. And I think it is certainly not Republican in nature.” Moore highlighted the Senate Republicans’ obstructionist positions, including Sen. John McCain passing the deciding vote that killed the most... Read more
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The Washington Times
5 million will decide they no longer want free government health care if Congress scraps Obamacareare happy to accept the outcome: savings of more than $300 billion, which the G
The Washington Times / Posted 18 hours ago
are happy to accept the outcome: savings of more than $300 billion, which the GOP can pump back into its tax cut package. Senate Republicans have managed to turn the tax-cut debate into an Obamacare fight, reigniting all of the questions that have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and trafficthe country could get out of their hotel rooms and play ball. While the exotic
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
the country could get out of their hotel rooms and play ball. While the exotic tactic of getting... If you hoped that Senate Republicans would treat homeowners and buyers more kindly in their tax overhaul plans than their colleagues did in the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ruth Marcus: Are we now at risk of overreacting to sexual harassment?Hill and Clarence Thomas in 1991, Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton in 1998. Thi
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Hill and Clarence Thomas in 1991, Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton in 1998. This time feels different. Consider how quickly Senate Republicans switched from if-then to "I believe the women" in the case of Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.... Read more
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WA Today
ASX set to make muted start to weekown version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater
WA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
own version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater hurdles and we now heard from a number of Senate Republicans (including Susan Collins over the weekend) that they have strong concerns about the bill, with some gripes... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to make muted start to weekown version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
own version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater hurdles and we now heard from a number of Senate Republicans (including Susan Collins over the weekend) that they have strong concerns about the bill, with some gripes... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: ASX set to make muted start to weekown version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
own version of tax reform last week, but the Senate plan clearly faces greater hurdles and we now heard from a number of Senate Republicans (including Susan Collins over the weekend) that they have strong concerns about the bill, with some gripes... Read more
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TribLIVE
Treasury chief cites good talks on taxes with GOP senators(R-UT) (L) during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee Novemb
TribLIVE / Posted 23 hours ago
(R-UT) (L) during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee November 9, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans unveiled their version of the tax reform plan. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Treasury... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Taxpayer money is going toward defending Trump's businesses from lawsuitsIf you're one of the Americans who will soon be paying more in taxes should Sen
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 hours ago
If you're one of the Americans who will soon be paying more in taxes should Senate Republicans follow the lead of House Republicans in passing their latest version of rich person-centric tax "reform," rest assured that your money won't be going to... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Paul Krugman: Everybody hates the Trump tax ‘reform’ planmuch to raise investment. They would, however, explode the budget deficit. So
The Monterey County Herald / Posted yesterday
much to raise investment. They would, however, explode the budget deficit. So in an attempt to limit that deficit blowout, Senate Republicans are proposing significant tax increases on working families. In fact, according to Congress’ own Joint... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sen. Merkley: Oregonians, watch your walletson many middle-income Americans while delivering virtually all of its benefits
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
on many middle-income Americans while delivering virtually all of its benefits to corporations and the richest Americans. Senate Republicans are close on their heels with their own version. They want to pass it right after Thanksgiving, before... Read more
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The Hill
Top Alabama newspaper: Voters must reject Moorethe Post's report, including one woman who said Moore assaulted her when she wa
The Hill / Posted yesterday
the Post's report, including one woman who said Moore assaulted her when she was 16. The accusations have caused numerous Senate Republicans to revoke their endorsements of Moore. The Alabama Republican has remained defiant, insisting he will... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
What could happenlike the other failed attempts by Republicans. While it may pass the House wher
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
like the other failed attempts by Republicans. While it may pass the House where the insanity of the mob reigns supreme, Senate Republicans will have to work much harder to maintain their razor thin majority. At that point, the wheeling and... Read more
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MLive.com
PFAS record may sink Trump EPA chemical safety nomineeweak safety standards for the type of unregulated chemicals polluting Michigan
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
weak safety standards for the type of unregulated chemicals polluting Michigan drinking water is being cited by some U.S. Senate Republicans as cause for opposing the Trump administration's nominee for chief regulator of toxic chemicals at the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Death, taxes and confusionbecome law. The Senate has a different version. With minority Democrats in the
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
become law. The Senate has a different version. With minority Democrats in the Senate unanimously opposed and a handful of Senate Republicans expressing reservations about certain aspects of their version of the bill, there's no guarantee anything... Read more
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FOX Business
Ending Obamacare's Individual Mandate Would All but Kill an Already Compromised Lawthe current majority party of the legislative branch, is beginning to take shap
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
the current majority party of the legislative branch, is beginning to take shape. In recent weeks, both House and Senate Republicans have released their versions of tax reform, with upcoming debates expected to yield a middle ground. At... Read more
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FOX Business
Ending Obamacare's Individual Mandate Would All but Kill an Already Compromised Lawparty of the legislative branch, is beginning to take shape. Continue Reading
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
party of the legislative branch, is beginning to take shape. Continue Reading Below In recent weeks, both House and Senate Republicans have released their versions of tax reform, with upcoming debates expected to yield a middle ground. At... Read more
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The Hill
Senate GOP running out of options to stop MooreSenate Republicans are running out of options in their effort to replace Roy Mo
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Senate Republicans are running out of options in their effort to replace Roy Moore as the party’s nominee in the Alabama Senate race. In the past week, they tried to pressure Moore to drop out by siding with the women who accused him of sexual... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Wolf looks like ‘two-term Tom’ as 2018 approacheshe took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this y
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
he took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this year’s budget stalemate, Wolf allied with Senate Republicans against House Republicans. He also agreed to versions of legislation long-sought by Republicans — and long... Read more
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Daily Mail
Secret witness in Senate Clinton probe is ex-lobbyist for Russian firmprobe is just a way for Donald Trump and Republicans to take the target off the
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
probe is just a way for Donald Trump and Republicans to take the target off their back for their involvement with Russia Senate Republicans say their investigation of Hillary Clinton's role in approving a deal to sell US uranium mines to a... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Former female staffers defend Frankeninto his actions. He also wrote Tweeden a personal apology and asked to meet wi
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
into his actions. He also wrote Tweeden a personal apology and asked to meet with her. The accusation of Franken landed as Senate Republicans have been struggling with what to do about a raft of accusations against U.S. Senate GOP candidate Judge... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wolf looking like 'two-term Tom' as 2018 approacheshe took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this y
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
he took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this year’s budget stalemate, Wolf allied with Senate Republicans against House Republicans. He also agreed to versions of legislation long-sought by Republicans — and long... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Officials: some Iowa Legislature anti-harassment policies may be lackingclaimed she was fired in retaliation for reporting incidents of sexual harassme
Sioux City Journal / Posted yesterday
claimed she was fired in retaliation for reporting incidents of sexual harassment; Bill Dix, the leader of the Iowa Senate Republicans, does not dispute Anderson’s claims that she and others were sexually harassed, but Dix also maintains... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
AP: Wolf starting to look like 'two-term Tom' as 2018 approacheshe took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this y
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
he took office in 2015, and his strategy in the Capitol has evolved. In this year's budget stalemate, Wolf allied with Senate Republicans against House Republicans. He also agreed to versions of legislation long-sought by Republicans - and long... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Leaders Debate Combination Plan to Cut Legal Immigration, Approve a DACA Amnestychain-migration, killing the visa lottery and mandating E-Verify — in exchange
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
chain-migration, killing the visa lottery and mandating E-Verify — in exchange for some form of DACA extension. A group of Senate Republicans is working with the White House and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley to come up with some form of DACA extension... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Roy Moore Debacle in Alabama Is a Showcase of the GOP's Playbook to Rig Electionsprevious governor appointed Strange to the Senate and set a date for a special
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
previous governor appointed Strange to the Senate and set a date for a special replacement election. The big surprise, to Senate Republicans like McConnell, was that Strange lost that race's primary to Moore. These Washington Republicans weren't... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
RUTH MARCUS: Are we at risk of overreacting?Hill and Clarence Thomas in 1991, Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton in 1998. Thi
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 2 days ago
Hill and Clarence Thomas in 1991, Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton in 1998. This time feels different. Consider how quickly Senate Republicans switched from if-then to “I believe the women” in the case of Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The plan everybody hatesmuch to raise investment. They would, however, explode the budget deficit. So
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
much to raise investment. They would, however, explode the budget deficit. So in an attempt to limit that deficit blowout, Senate Republicans are proposing significant tax increases on working families. In fact, according to Congress' own Joint... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump says Democrats self-defeatist on tax billthat benefits investment managers. The GOP's sternest challenges may arise fro
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
that benefits investment managers. The GOP's sternest challenges may arise from other provisions. Early opposition among Senate Republicans has emerged over the tax treatment of partnerships and other pass-throughs, the repeal of the Patient... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Republican tax bills take aim at higher educationpredicts it would cripple Connecticut’s ability to invest in higher education.
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
predicts it would cripple Connecticut’s ability to invest in higher education. He said he expects Senate Republicans will push to take up its plan in two to three weeks. “They don’t have the votes in the Senate right now,”... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Republican tax bills take aim at higher educationpredicts it would cripple Connecticut’s ability to invest in higher education.
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
predicts it would cripple Connecticut’s ability to invest in higher education. He said he expects Senate Republicans will push to take up its plan in two to three weeks. “They don’t have the votes in the Senate right now,”... Read more
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