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A Wave Is a Comin'

November 17, 2017
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
Getting a tax bill across the finish line isn’t going to be enough to change the mood of the country. It is going to take something much more significant to do that. A good economy is helpful to the GOP as it can cut down on some of the headwinds coming at them right now. But, it’s not clear to me that it’s enough to fundamentally alter the way voters see Congress, the GOP and the President.
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House on verge of passing GOP tax bill

November 16, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
The House is expected to pass a Republican bill Thursday, cutting taxes on businesses and many individuals. One new poll finds 52 percent of Americans disapprove of the GOP tax plan.
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Ivanka gets her way on expanded child tax credit

November 15, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Ivanka Trump achieved her goal in the modified tax bill: an expanded $2,000 child tax credit. She has been lobbying members of Congress for months to get this done; and in the end faced relatively little determined opposition.
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Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill

November 10, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code. A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, planned to unveil the legislation, some of its most basic contours were set while others seemed in flux.
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Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill

November 10, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code. A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, planned to unveil the legislation, some of its most basic contours were set while others seemed in flux.
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Senate bill to unwrap with tax cuts, end to local deduction

November 9, 2017
Erica Werner, Marcy Gordon | Associated Press
The Senate version of the Republicans’ high-stakes tax overhaul is set to be unveiled with billions in tax cuts for people and corporations, repeal of the federal deduction for state and local taxes, and a likely compression of the personal income tax brackets from seven to four.
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