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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:

“I understand that this is a process of give and take, especially when there’s...

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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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Liberals react to Senate tax reform vote: America died in darkness (on live TV)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/2/2017 at 7:30pm

The Senate voted early this morning to pass a Tax Reform bill. That bill is not yet law, because differences with the Tax Reform bill passed by the House need to be worked out in conference.

Nonetheless, this procedural step forward was considered a big win for Trump and Republicans after Senate...

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Report Claims GOP Tax Plan is Bad for Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/2/2017 at 12:30pm

For many Americans, this will be seen as a feature not a bug.

Bloomberg reports:

Republican Tax Plan for Colleges Is a Self-Inflicted Wound

The tax reform plan now making its way through Congress has a number of measures that...

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Senate passes Tax Reform bill 51-49

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:00am 12/2/2017 at 9:00am

At 1:50 a.m. Eastern Saturday morning, December 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed a Tax Reform bill after hours of attempts by Democrats to scuttle the bill.

Every Republican except for Bob Corker voted in favor, and all Democrats voted against.

The Obamacare Mandate, which survived Supreme Court challenge thanks to Chief Justice...

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Senate GOP Claims It Has the Votes for Tax Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:33am 12/1/2017 at 11:33am

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said the GOP has the votes to pass the tax bill, especially since Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) committed themselves to a yes vote after weeks of saying no. From The Wall Street Journal:

Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas), the No. 2 Senate Republican,...

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Senate Budget Committee Passes Tax Bill Along Party Lines

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/28/2017 at 7:00pm
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The senate tax bill conquered its first hurdle when the Senate Budget Committee passed it along party lines, 12-11. This also gives some optimism for it on the senate floor since two GOP senators who had hesitations on it voted yes in the committee: Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Sen. Ron...

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Will the Senate Change Its Tax Plan Ahead of Vote?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:30am 11/27/2017 at 8:30am
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It’s a big week in the Senate as the lawmakers will vote on the GOP tax plan. They’re hoping to pull it through after two miserable Obamacare repeal attempts this year. Needless to say, they’re desperate for a victory.

But as I’ve said over and over, the GOP only has a two-seat...

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Judge Rules Against Seattle’s Tax on the Wealthy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:00pm 11/25/2017 at 2:00pm

Any discussion of tax reform shifts quickly to “tax the rich” with avowed socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sanders wannabe Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) at the forefront of the Democrat 2020 presidential hopeful pack.  There are numerous problems with this philosophy, not the least of which is that it’s a...

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Tax Bill Squeaks Through GOP House, Has Uncertain Future in Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/16/2017 at 4:00pm
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The GOP-controlled House passed a tax bill that eliminates many popular deductions, but reduces the tax brackets to three instead of seven and doubles standard deductions.

It passed 227-205. However, 13 Republicans voted against the bill and no Democrats voted for it. This could spell gloom for it in...

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Senate Tax Plan Now Includes Making Individual Tax Cuts Temporary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:00pm 11/15/2017 at 3:00pm
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has revealed changes made to the Senate’s tax reform bill, which includes expiration dates to the tax cuts given to individuals, but will make the business tax cute permanent.

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