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A No-Labels Look at Obamacare’s Mandate

If the No-Labels folks were running Washington, our policy-making and politics would be running smoothly, civilly, and effectively. Really. And to prove that’s true… We are targeting today’s column as…

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Congress Poised for Major Test on Tax Legislation

The Republican-controlled Congress was approaching a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation. Republicans…

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GOP Bill Aimed at Overhauling Taxes to Get Trump Push

As Republicans stake their claim to middle-class rescue in tax-cut legislation deemed to carry tax hikes for millions, President Donald Trump plans an in-person appeal to lawmakers as the proposal…

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New York Politicians Rally Against Tax Cut Bill

The Senate’s top Democrat called on New York and New Jersey representatives to defeat the tax cut bill Sunday, saying solid opposition from politicians in two states, where middle-class residents…

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte to Retire

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who leads the House Judiciary Committee, announced Thursday he will retire at the end of his 13th term, becoming the latest GOP chairman not to seek re-election…

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CBO Says Tax Bill Would Add $259B More to Debt

A new government analysis of the House GOP tax bill says its true costs to the nation’s debt are at least $259 billion greater over the coming decade, because of…

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Republicans Unveil Tax Plan

House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a tax cut plan that slashes the corporate tax rate, lowers taxes for most Americans but limits a cherished deduction for homeowners as President Donald…

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Flake Says He’ll Retire, Bashes Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, announced Tuesday he would not run for re-election in 2018, condemning in a speech aimed at President Donald Trump the “flagrant disregard of truth…

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House GOP Chairmen Announce Probe of Obama’s Justice Dept

The Republican chairmen of two House committees say they’re opening an investigation into actions that the Obama administration Justice Department took during last year’s presidential election. The chairmen said in…

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