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Politics Dec 092 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill
Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans’ massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress.
Politics Nov 17Who wins and who loses in the GOP Senate tax plan
The ultra-wealthy and businesses do very well under the tax plan making it's way through the Senate. But who doesn't fare as well?…
Politics Nov 15WATCH: Senate Finance Committee marks up tax bill
WASHINGTON — The Obama health care law’s requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for deep cuts in their tax legislation.
Politics Oct 25House GOP at odds with Trump over changes to 401(k) plans
The congressman who heads the House tax-writing panel isn't ruling out changes to the 401(k) retirement program to raise revenue for tax cuts, despite President Donald Trump's fresh promise that the savings plan used by tens of millions of Americans…
Politics Sep 26Trump, GOP consider surtax on wealthy, doubling standard deduction
On the eve of the grand rollout of the plan, details emerged on Capitol Hill on Tuesday while Trump personally appealed to House Republicans and Democrats at the White House to get behind his proposal.
Politics Sep 25Republicans, White House plan to push deep cuts to corporate tax rate
Republicans are divided over the potential elimination of some of the deductions, underscoring the difficulty of overhauling the tax code even with GOP control of the House and Senate.
Politics May 05GOP House panel takes first step to gut Dodd-Frank law
House Republicans took a major step toward their long-promised goal of unwinding the stricter financial rules created after the 2008 crisis, pushing forward sweeping legislation that would undo much of President Barack Obama's landmark banking law.
Politics Jan 11AP fact check: Tillerson claim at odds with Exxon Mobil lobbying
Donald Trump's choice as secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, denied that he had pressed the U.S. to avoid sanctioning Russia over foreign-policy disputes. The record, though, is not so clear.
Politics Jan 04Trump names Wall Street lawyer Clayton as SEC chairman
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose a Wall Street attorney with experience in corporate mergers and public stock launches as his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Politics Nov 17Could Trump weaken financial regulation in Dodd-Frank law?
Now, as his transition team asserts itself, an all-out repeal of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law — Trump called it a "disaster" and a "disgrace" — seems unlikely. But experts foresee a gradual but potentially significant chipping away of key parts…