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What’s in the tax bill

Conference Agreement The top tax rate would be set at 37 percent. The standard deduction would be doubled. There would remain seven brackets — 10 percent, 12 percent, 22 percent, 24 percent, 32 percent, 35 percent and 37 [...]
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GOP wins Rubio’s and Corker’s votes on tax bill after last-minute changes

The negotiators have agreed to expand the child tax credit at the behest of Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced that he would be a “no” vote unless the credit was [...]
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Female House candidate withdraws over sexual harassment claim

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Andrea Ramsey is the first congressional candidate to resign amid a wave of other resignations in Washington revolving around sexual harassment. | John Shinkle/POLITICO [...]
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Health program for 9 million kids falls victim to partisan squabbling

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Everyone in Congress claims to be a champion of children’s health. But funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program ran out Sept. 30. And some lawmakers worry it might not be replenished until early next year. Story [...]
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House office silently helps members resolve harassment claims

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Members of Congress and government watchdogs are questioning why a little-known House agency used taxpayer funds to investigate a sexual harassment complaint involving Rep. Blake Farenthold’s office last year, and then failed [...]
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With GOP on the verge of a tax victory, Rubio throws in a wrench

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has finally thrown down the gauntlet and is saying no — at least for now. In a surprise move Thursday, the Florida Republican announced that he will not support the landmark tax bill that faces its [...]
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How the loss of net neutrality could change the internet

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The repeal of net neutrality ushers in a new chapter of the internet that could eventually transform the way Americans communicate, shop and consume information online. The Federal Communications Commission’s party-line [...]
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White House: Trump would be ‘very unhappy’ if Speaker Ryan left

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that President Donald Trump had spoken to House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) on Thursday and that the speaker assured Trump that reports [...]
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Paul Ryan Sees His Wild Washington Journey Coming to An End

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Spirits were high inside the House chamber on Thursday, November 16, when, in the early afternoon, the gavel fell and a measure to rewrite the American tax code passed on a partisan tally of 227 to 205. As the deciding votes were cast—recorded [...]
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Farenthold won’t seek reelection

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Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) has come under harsh scrutiny for using taxpayer money to settle a 2014 lawsuit brought by a former staffer over allegations of gender discrimination, [...]