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Speaker Ryan turns up pressure to pass tax plan

October 13, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
House Speaker Ryan has been touting an aggressive timeline for passing tax reform.
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Senate releases 2018 budget resolution

October 3, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Senate is releasing a 2018 budget resolution and setting a deadline for committees on taxes for November.
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Ryan backs off promise not to add to deficit

September 14, 2017
Erica Werner | Associated Press
House Speaker Paul Ryan backed off months of promises that the Republicans’ tax plan won’t add to the nation’s ballooning deficit, declaring in an AP Newsmaker interview that the most important goal of an overhaul is economic growth.
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Republican leaders in the room 'shell-shocked' following Trump deal with Democrats

September 7, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Dana Bash, Deirdre Walsh, Jeremy Diamond | CNN
President Donald Trump surprised the leaders of his own party in Congress on Wednesday when he backed a deal pushed by Democrats to attach hurricane relief money to a shorter-term bump in the debt ceiling as well as keeping the government open, cutting off his own Treasury secretary to strike a deal.
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Trump's Art of the Deal? Not so much

September 7, 2017
Jonathan Swan, , , | Axios
President Trump handed Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer the deal of the century this morning. One top Republican described the move to me as the legislative equivalent of giving an entire stockpile of weapons to Democrats and inviting them to take the entire Republican Party hostage. Republicans are in a state of shock.
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6 priorities Congress has to deal with In 12 Days

September 5, 2017
Susan Davis | NPR
Lawmakers have less than two weeks of legislative days to head off a government shutdown, raise the nation's borrowing limit and provide financial assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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Key House Republican opposes tying Harvey relief to debt ceiling

September 5, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
The chairman of a powerful group of conservative House Republicans has come out against his party's plan to use Hurricane Harvey funding to raise the debt ceiling.
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