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Senate panel presses ahead on tax bill as House vote looms

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WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Tuesday he will seek to abolish a crucial Obamacare provision as part of sweeping tax cut legislation in a move that could complicate President Donald Trump's push for swift congressional passage.
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Republicans Do Their Best To Lose Congress By Adding Obamacare Repeal To Tax Cuts For The Rich

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Senate Republicans will add a measure that repeals the individual mandate and cost millions their health insurance to the already unpopular bill cutting taxes for the rich.
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Senate GOP strongly considers adding Obamacare mandate repeal to tax bill

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Senate Republicans are strongly considering including a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate in a new version of their tax bill, which could be released as soon as Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources.
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Rep. Brady Expects House to Pass GOP Tax Bill

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Rep. Kevin Brady, a Texas Republican and chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, discusses the prospects for the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
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Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill

Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill

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The tax break for fetuses, also in the House bill, is part of a broader effort to establish "personhood" rights and destroy Roe v. Wade.
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Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May has survived a confidence vote in her leadership. She wins by 200 votes to 117. The vote was triggered after 48 MPs sent letters expressing no confidence in the... Read more ...

Some Leniency for Michael Cohen

Some Leniency for Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen's decision to cooperate with federal investigators ended up slightly lessening his punishment. The lawyer who made his career protecting President Trump was on... Read more ...

A second Canadian has reportedly been detained by China, and it's the guy...

A second Canadian has reportedly been detained by China, and it's the guy who brought Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un together

China has detained a second Canadian, reportedly the man who introduced Dennis Rodman to Kim Jong Un. Canada's The Globe and Mail and the Associated Press have identified the... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi says she's 'comfortable' with setting term limits for House...

Nancy Pelosi says she's 'comfortable' with setting term limits for House speaker and reassures party dissidents

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California says she is "comfortable" with setting term limits and agreed to serve no more than four years as House speaker if elected. The proposal is... Read more ...

How Michael Cohen went from saying he would 'take a bullet' for Trump to...

How Michael Cohen went from saying he would 'take a bullet' for Trump to implicating him in federal crimes

Michael Cohen, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest allies, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday. Cohen shocked the world when he implicated Trump in... Read more ...

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote victory has only revealed the huge scale of the difficulties she faces. The prime minister has lost the support of more than a third of her MPs as... Read more ...

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer's parent company, AMI, has offered “substantial and important assistance" in an investigation into hush money payments. Read more ...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty deeds,' is sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen appeared in court on Wednesday to be sentenced by US District Judge William H. Pauley III for an array of crimes he committed while employed by President Donald... Read more ...

Congress To Make Members Pay Out Of Pocket For Sexual Harassment Settlements

Congress To Make Members Pay Out Of Pocket For Sexual Harassment Settlements

Lawmakers are expected to vote this week to overhaul how Congress handles accusations of sexual misconduct. The deal follows a nearly year-long standoff over member liability... Read more ...

Division 1 hockey preview: BC High, Pope Francis lead the way again

Division 1 hockey preview: BC High, Pope Francis lead the way again

Very little separated BC High and Pope Francis at the end of the 2017-18 high school hockey season. Pope Francis was just 52 seconds away from its first Super Eight... Read more ...