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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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Your words have been 'pathetically weak': Marco Rubio gets an earful at CNN...

Your words have been 'pathetically weak': Marco Rubio gets an earful at CNN town hall on Parkland shooting

The father of a Parkland school shooting victim criticized Rep. Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town-hall event. Rubio appeared to agree with the idea of enacting new gun... Read more ...

Students, parents, educators, politicians, and the NRA engage in a heated...

Students, parents, educators, politicians, and the NRA engage in a heated discussion on gun violence

Students, parents, educators, and the NRA gathered under one roof on Wednesday night to talk about how best to move forward one week after a mass shooting at a Parkland... Read more ...

Russian bots zeroed in on a survivor of the Florida school shooting who's...

Russian bots zeroed in on a survivor of the Florida school shooting who's been targeted by far-right conspiracy theorists

Russian bots targeted David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida school shooting. Hogg has been the target of a number of far-right conspiracy theories. An expansive network of... Read more ...

Florida School Students And Parents Tearfully Ask Trump To Address Gun Violence

Florida School Students And Parents Tearfully Ask Trump To Address Gun Violence

In a "listening session" at the White House, survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High massacre tell of their fears and grief. Trump suggests more guns in schools and more mental... Read more ...

Trump ends extraordinary White House session on school shootings by...

Trump ends extraordinary White House session on school shootings by endorsing more guns in schools

President Donald Trump on Wednesday advocated for providing teachers and other school staff with licenses to carry concealed weapons. Two parents whose children were killed in... Read more ...

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Two days after the state Supreme Court issued a new congressional map that would make elections fairer, Republicans are suing. Read more ...

Trump administration says it's 'concerned' about opioid crisis that...

Trump administration says it's 'concerned' about opioid crisis that 'exploded' under Obamacare

President Donald Trump's Council of Economic Advisers released a report Wednesday on the administration's healthcare policies. In the report, the CEA noted that the increase in... Read more ...

A software developer says Google fired him because he spoke out against...

A software developer says Google fired him because he spoke out against harassment

A former Google employee is suing the company, saying he was fired after speaking out about purported harassment and in favour of diversity. It comes after another ex-Googler... Read more ...

U.S. Biathlon Team Speaks Out For Gun Control

U.S. Biathlon Team Speaks Out For Gun Control

The sport's athletes must ski across the course, then calm their breathing and use rifles to fire at a target. For biathletes, the fact that their sport involves firearms isn't... Read more ...

Displeased Trump Calls Out 'Jeff Session' on Twitter

Displeased Trump Calls Out 'Jeff Session' on Twitter

Over the weekend President Trump took to Twitter to argue that some of the blame for Russian election meddling lays squarely at the feet of the Obama administration, and it's a... Read more ...