Republicans are racing to keep their promise of sending a final tax overhaul bill to the White House by Christmas. On Wednesday GOP lawmakers announced they reached a compromise in principle to bridge the House and Senate bills. But with…
By Paul Solman
The corporate tax rate is set to drop 14 percent under the new tax bill. Will big businesses invest more in American plants and factories? What will it mean for American workers? Economics correspondent Paul Solman breaks down the numbers.
By Daniel Bush
The GOP tax plan could have a big impact on health care policy, from repealing the individual mandate to triggering future cuts in health care spending.
By Associated Press
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a news briefing at 1:45 p.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Andrew Taylor and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress.
By PBS NewsHour
Republicans are poised to work out their differences on the tax overhaul bill, a major piece of legislation that could affect work, health care, education, charity and other facets of American life. How does it affect you? We received an…
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the corporate rate to a level slightly higher than what businesses and…
Consumer groups are worried that the tax deduction for medical expenses could be killed by the Republican tax overhaul. How does the deduction work, and who would be affected if it gets scrapped? Lisa Desjardins talks to Cristina Martin Firvida…
Part of the GOP tax overhaul tax bill that has not gotten a lot of attention is the possibility of opening up a pristine and long-protected part of Alaska to oil extraction. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is 19 millions…
By Philip Moeller
More and more people write in to say they’re being dropped from state Medicaid rolls or say their problems are being ignored by Medicare and Social Security. And journalist Phil Moeller thinks things are poised to get much worse.
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