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Politics Jun 20WATCH: Ryan, Pence to speak on overhauling tax code this year
WASHINGTON — Overhauling the nation's tax code in a once-in-a-generation opportunity, says House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is promising to act by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress.
Politics Jun 14After shooting, lawmakers call for increased security
One Republican congressman says he's going to start carrying a gun in public after a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise and several others. Some lawmakers want beefed up security at town halls.
Politics Jun 07Two House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump
The effort by Reps. Al Green of Texas and Brad Sherman of California has little chance of success in the Republican-led House. They don't even have the backing of many fellow Democrats.
Politics May 23Who are the winners and losers in Trump’s budget proposal?
The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big winner.
Politics May 17N.C. senator says ‘I’m fine’ after race collapse
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina said Wednesday he's "fine" after collapsing during a Washington, D.C., race and being taken away by ambulance.
Economy Apr 13Good news, procrastinators: Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday
The tax agency said Thursday that nearly 40 million taxpayers have yet to file their returns.
Politics Mar 25Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.
Economy Feb 28Wilbur Ross sworn in as Commerce secretary
Ross, 79, will promote American business interests in the U.S. and abroad. He'll oversee agencies that manage fisheries, weather forecasting and the Census.
Politics Feb 27These tax breaks could be affected by the GOP’s tax overhaul
President Trump has said he will make public a tax proposal in the coming weeks. Republicans in Congress are also working on plans. Here's what to expect.
Politics Jan 18Commerce pick say NAFTA will be early target for team Trump
WASHINGTON — Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, a new Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement, a massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted trade but still stings laid off workers across…