More than 40 former U.S. attorneys and Republican officials are pushing back against efforts to discredit the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress did the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punted disputes on immigration, health care and the…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump has signed into law a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congress failed to approve long-term funds for a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 16, more details emerge about the Republican tax bill as it nears a final vote next week, and how the lack of electricity in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is impacting life on the…
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
Four years ago, businesses in Kansas went from paying over 6 percent taxes to paying nothing at all, as part of a Republican experiment to boost the limp state economy. But when the massive drop in tax revenue destabilized the…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Over the next decade, the Republican tax plan would add at least $1 trillion to the national debt on top of an additional $10 trillion in deficits over the same period. This borrowing spree would mark a sharp reversal for…
By PBS NewsHour
The Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax package early Saturday, pushing closer to one of the largest overhauls of the U.S. tax code in decades. But the vote came just hours after the final text of the nearly 500-page bill…
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
The Senate candidate and his allies are almost completely cut off from the GOP's traditional donor network and struggling to raise money for the final-weeks sprint to Election Day.
Winning over holdouts like Sen. Jeff Flake, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that Republicans had the votes to pass their tax bill, which could affect the U.S. for at least a decade. But as the clock ticked down, the…
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