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Resistance: Seattle Costco Tells Customers How to Avoid Soda Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:00am 1/14/2018 at 11:00am
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The progressive city of Seattle has enacted a new tax on sugary drinks. This is normally called a soda tax, but in Seattle it also applies to beverages like Gatorade. The tax is so severe, that it almost doubles the cost of products.

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Pelosi’s Bitterness Shines Through, Slamming Wage Raises and Immigration Negotiation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/12/2018 at 3:30pm
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What the heck was wrong with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday? I planned to write up one set of comments, but I’m glad I didn’t because another set of comments came up today that received criticism from her #2 in the House.

These comments included slamming the companies that have...

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Trump and Republicans need to plow through the noise blizzard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 9:00pm 1/4/2018 at 9:00pm
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Trump Signs Tax Bill Into Law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:59am 12/22/2017 at 10:59am
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President Donald Trump will sign the tax bill before he leaves for his Christmas vacation. At the last minute, Trump allowed in pool reporters.

Trump will also sign the continuing resolution that will keep the government afloat through January 19.

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White House Event: Trump Spikes Football in Tax Reform End Zone

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/20/2017 at 3:00pm
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Congress passed the tax reform bill today, which will now head to President Donald Trump. We do not know for sure when Trump will sign the bill, but he is holding a press conference with members of the GOP at the White House to celebrate its passage through the two chambers.

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House Passes Tax Reform Bill Again

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11:00am 12/20/2017 at 11:00am

The House of Representatives has passed the tax reform bill again sincethe Senate stripped two provisions in the bill because it violated Senate rules and removed the title of the bill.

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Senate Passes Tax Bill After Debating for Over 10 Hours

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:00pm 12/19/2017 at 10:00pm

The Senate has passed the tax bill by a simple majority, 51-48. However, before it goes to President Donald Trump, the House must revote on it due to a few provisions that violated Senate rules.

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Report: House Needs to Re-Vote on Tax Reform Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 5:08pm 12/19/2017 at 5:08pm

Reports have indicated that the Senate parliamentarian removed three provisions from the tax bill because they violate Senate rules.

This means the House will have to revote on the bill tomorrow.

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House Passes Tax Reform Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 2:16pm 12/19/2017 at 2:16pm

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has overseen what he aimed for his entire political career: passage of a tax reform bill.

The Senate will vote on it tonight and if it goes through, it will land on President Donald Trump’s desk. If he signs it then the GOP will have its...

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Bernie Sanders: Corporate Taxes Will ‘Absolutely’ go up if Dems Take Over

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:00am 12/18/2017 at 10:00am
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Bernie has been helping Democrats advance the narrative that the GOP tax reform bill is a big break for the wealthy and no good for the middle class. Yet Sunday on Face the Nation, Sanders admitted an inconvenient truth.

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Republicans Have Their Tax Plan: What’s In it And What’s Not

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 6:30pm 12/15/2017 at 6:30pm
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The drama is almost over as the Republicans have unveiled their tax bill. They are also closer to victory since Sen. Bob Corker (TN) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) have decided to back the bill, leaving the Senate with only two undecided Republicans. From The New York Times:

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Corker, Rubio Now a Yes on the Tax Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 3:36pm 12/15/2017 at 3:36pm

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), both of which said they would vote on the tax bill, have both come out as a yes for the bill only a hours before its scheduled to come out.

The GOP now has zero senators declaring a no on the vote, but...

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Rubio Threatens to Vote No on Tax Bill if Child Tax Credit Isn’t Raised More

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/14/2017 at 5:30pm
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The GOP’s vision of passing a tax bill in the Senate is slowing fading as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has threatened to vote no on it unless the bill expands the child tax credit. From The Washington Post:

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Senate, House GOP Claim They Have a Tax Bill Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 4:00pm 12/13/2017 at 4:00pm
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Republicans in the House and Senate have struck a deal on the tax bill. Details of the agreement have started to leak out as Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said he has confidence it will pass next week. From Politico:

One major deal that fell into place, on the state and local...

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Errors and Reconciliation: The GOP Has a Lot to Do to Pass the Tax Bill by Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 12/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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The GOP in Congress are no doubt desperate for a victory after the failed Obamacare repeal attempts, but that desperation could come back and bite them. They want to pass the tax bill before Christmas, but all the rushing and late nights have caused errors. From The Washington Post:

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Nancy Pelosi: Republican Tax Reform is the “End of the World” and “Armageddon”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 6:30pm 12/5/2017 at 6:30pm
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After Republicans in the Senate passed a Tax Reform bill in the early hours of Saturday, December 2, there was a collective liberal freak out.

I documented some of the hysterics in Liberals react to Senate tax reform vote: America died in darkness (on live TV).

Nancy Pelosi outdid them all in a...

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What does the GOP tax overhaul mean for you?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:56pm 12/4/2017 at 2:56pm
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The Republican plan to overhaul the tax system was met with inordinate amounts of drama and opposition. But was it necessary?

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