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Government shutdown: Who is affected and what's next?

January 20, 2018
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The federal government stopped operating at midnight, halting all but essential services, after the Senate came 10 votes short of reaching a temporary, last-minute funding deal that would have kept the government open through February 16. The shutdown comes on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration, and with the GOP in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.
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Tax changes are coming Monday: Here’s when it will affect you

December 28, 2017
Ylan Mui, Michael Sheetz | CNBC
A jumble of changes are coming to the tax code, with many of them set to begin on New Year's Day — Monday. The bill makes cuts and adds exemptions to individual, corporate and international taxes, but only a few are permanent.
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Senate passes historic GOP tax bill, House to revote

December 20, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The Senate approved a historic tax reform bill overnight, 51 to 48, but the House will have to vote on the bill it passed Tuesday. The bill dramatically reshapes the tax code, cutting taxes for corporations and most individuals. It got zero support from Democrats who say the bill doesn't give enough help to average Americans.
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How Republicans Rallied Together to Deliver a Tax Plan

December 20, 2017
Jim Tankersley, Alan Rappeport | The New York Times
The $1.5 trillion bill represents the most sweeping overhaul of the United States tax code in decades, delivering deep and permanent cuts to corporations and temporary tax cuts to individuals. Early Wednesday morning, Republicans claimed victory as the Senate voted 51-48 to pass the bill, which the House passed on Tuesday 227 to 203.
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GOP holdouts threaten tax reform bill

December 15, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The GOP tax bill hit major obstacles ahead of an expected vote early next week, with some lawmakers including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Utah Sen. Mike Lee issuing ultimatums and demands.
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House and Senate GOP reach tax reform deal

December 14, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
House and Senate Republicans have reached a tax reform compromise, combining the House and Senate bills that would cut taxes by more than $1.4 trillion over a decade. Democrats claim the new version is even more slanted towards the wealthy.
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Why the GOP tax bill is so unpopular

December 14, 2017
Shawna Thomas | VICE News
Passing the tax bill would give the administration and the Republican-controlled Congress its first big legislative achievement of the year. “A lot of jobs and a lot of money will be created,” President Trump said in a speech at the White House Wednesday.
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