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Will U.S. Companies Put Overseas Cash to Work? Don't Bet on It

Will U.S. Companies Put Overseas Cash to Work? Don't Bet on It

By Paul Wseman and Michael Liedtke | Dec 17
Republicans say they're confident companies will spend their tax reform windfall on new plants, equipment, jobs and higher pay - but the companies seem likely to direct their money mainly to shareholders.

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

Dec 6
A committee meeting in Pennsylvania's capitol was briefly derailed by a Republican representative who asked a male colleague to stop touching him, suggesting the Democrat might be gay.

Graduate Students Argue Against Taxing Tuition Waivers

Graduate Students Argue Against Taxing Tuition Waivers

By Maria Danilova and Collin Binkley | Dec 5
Graduate students around the U.S. are staging campus walk-outs and lobbying Congress in an effort to keep their tuition waivers tax-free.

Trump, GOP at Odds Over Using 401(k)s to Pay for Tax Cuts

Trump, GOP at Odds Over Using 401(k)s to Pay for Tax Cuts

By Marcy Gordon | Oct 27
President Donald Trump and Republicans were at odds on Wednesday over changing the 401(k) retirement program to help finance tax cuts.

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

By Marcy Gordon and Andrew Taylor | Oct 20
Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate.

Senate GOP Looking for Budget Deal to Open Way to Tax Redo

Senate GOP Looking for Budget Deal to Open Way to Tax Redo

By Marcy Gordon | Sep 12
Pushing toward the Republicans' prime goal of tax legislation, the GOP Senate leader and members of the Budget Committee are scrambling to come up with a budget deal to clear the way for the first tax overhaul in three decades.

Trump-McConnell Feud Does Little to Jump Start Stalled Agenda

By Julie Bykowicz and Erica Werner | Aug 12
Asked if McConnell should consider stepping aside or retiring, an outcome some conservatives are openly clamoring for, the president's response was far from a vote of confidence.

GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 25
Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain it - they are all Democratic.

Analysis: Congressional GOP Coming to Grips with Failure

By Erica Werner | Jul 21
A brutal reality is settling over Capitol Hill: The Republican effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," which has consumed the first six months of the Trump administration, may never yield results.

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.

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