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  1. Tax bill upends longtime perks of owning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    For decades, the tax code has been filled with rewards for homeownership. Tax breaks encourage people to get into first homes and to trade up as they get older, building a national mindset that you're never quite middle class until you've qualified for a mortgage.

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  2. Final Republican tax bill slashes US corporate rate, voting next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON: Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic US tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators ahead of planned votes by lawmakers early next week. Passage of the biggest US tax rewrite since 1986 would provide Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump their first major legislative victory since he took office in January.

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  3. Poll: Tax reform paying off with GOP baseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | YourErie

    U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan listens beside Rep. Darin LaHood, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise during a news conference on Capitol Hill Dec. 12 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Republicans in Congress say passing their sweeping tax reform plan will be a Christmas gift to the American people -- and it looks like Republican voters are already starting to give back. A new Quinnipiac University poll this week found that Republicans' views of their own party in Congress are above water for the first time since June, climbing from a 32-60 percent approval rating to a 47-43 percent score over the last month as the first drafts of tax reform passed both chambers.

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  4. Republicans agree on sweeping changes in US tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    US Republicans from both houses of Congress released their tax bill today, moving one step closer to delivering the most significant changes to America's tax system in more than three decades. The tax bill promises massive tax cuts for the middle class and businesses.

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  5. Vote coming next week on bill including individual-mandate repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Health Data Management

    Congressional Republicans revealed the final details of their agreed-upon tax-overhaul legislation Friday. It's the culmination of a six-week legislative sprint designed to deliver a major policy victory for their party and President Donald Trump before year's end, and includes a provision to repeal the mandate that individuals buy insurance or pay a fine from the Affordable Care Act.

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  6. Chuck Schumer Rips Tax Bill: GOP Will 'Rue the Day' It PassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer slammed the final version of the Republican tax plan Friday, saying that the GOP will "rue the day" they pass the plan. "Under this bill, the working class, middle class and upper middle class get skewered, while the rich and wealthy corporations make out like bandits," the New York Democrat said in a statement.

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  7. Report: Paul Ryan's possible departure opens door for Steve Scalise in speaker's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    U.S. House leaders are pushing back against reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan will be stepping down from his post after next year's mid-term elections. But speculation over Paul's plans, outlined in a long piece from Politico Magazine , has left many looking to U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Jefferson Republican who is the highest ranked and longest-serving member of Louisiana's delegation and currently sits No.

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  8. US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Chairman of the House Ways and Means Kevin Brady speaks at the start of the House-Senate Conferees conference meeting on the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, December 13, 2017. Photo: Reuters Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic US tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators ahead of planned votes by lawmakers early next week.

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  9. House and Senate tax bills treat California disaster victims unequallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, makes a statement as his panel begins the markup process of the GOP's far-reaching tax overhaul as members propose amendments and changes to shape the first major revamp of the tax system in three decades, on Capitol Hill in Washington. If House Republicans have their way, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida could deduct their losses on their taxes.

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  10. How Republicans Closed the Deal on Tax CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    With late support from Senators Bob Corker and Marco Rubio on a package finalized Friday, the GOP is on the precipice of a major legislative victory next week. Republican negotiators representing the House and Senate on Friday morning signed off on a final version of legislation that will, at a cost of up to $1.5 trillion, deliver a steep permanent tax cut to corporations and more modest, temporary reductions for individuals and families.

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  11. GOP Delivers Sweeping Tax Plan for Vote Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Congressional Republicans revealed the final details of their agreed-upon tax-overhaul legislation Friday. It's the culmination of a six-week legislative sprint designed to deliver a major policy victory for their party and President Republican leaders finalized their plan for a sweeping set of tax cuts for businesses and individuals Friday evening as two key GOP senators backed the plan -- all but guaranteeing a major policy victory for President Donald Trump.

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  12. Politico: House Speaker Paul Ryan leaving Congress after 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | WOAY

    "He consults a small crew of family, friends and staff for career advice, and is always cautious not to telegraph his political maneuvers. But the expectation of his impending departure has escaped the hushed confines of Ryan's inner circle and permeated the upper-most echelons of the GOP," reads the story published Thursday by Tim Alberta and Rachael Bade.

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  13. House, Senate Republican leaders reach deal on Trump's tax reform package, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | The Toronto Star

    Top GOP aides said lawmakers had reached an agreement in principle on the final package. The measure would give U.S. President Donald Trump his first major victory in Congress.

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  14. Can you deduct losses from natural disasters on your taxes? ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | MySanAntonio.com

    A man watches the Thomas Fire in the hills above Carpinteria, California, December 11, 2017. The Thomas Fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed more than 230,000 acres over the past week making it the fifth largest fire in the state's history.

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  15. The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Newms360.com

    In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, photo flames from a wildfire consume the mountainside near the Cate School campus in Carpinteria, Calif. This photo by Marianna Burdon, posted on her husband Eric Burdon's Facebook page on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, shows the famed musician and singer's handprint and signature in the ash that had fallen on their Ojai, Calif., home that they evacuated in advance of the Thomas fire.

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  16. Donald Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act into lawRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Washington Times

    President Trump signed a $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act into law Tuesday, calling on congressional Democrats to stop their threats to shut down the government and allow his national-security priorities to receive the needed funding. Pointing to a terrorist attack in New York on Monday, Mr. Trump said the incident that seriously injured only the Islamist bomber "underscore the dangers we face around the globe."

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  17. House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | O-R Online

    If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could deduct them on their 2018 taxes.

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  18. The Latest: California lawmakers talk fires with PenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Powhatan Today

    This satellite image provided by NASA shows smoke from wildfires near Los Angeles in Southern California, lower right, blowing out over the Pacific Ocean, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The U.S. National Weather Service says the smoke is first pushed westward by easterly winds at lower altitudes.

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  19. Tax debate update: GOP said to be leaning toward 21% corporate rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | WebCPA

    House and Senate Republicans are working this week on compromise tax-overhaul legislation in an effort to send it to President Donald Trump as soon as next week. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day: House and Senate negotiators are leaning toward setting a corporate rate of 21 percent, according to three people familiar with the negotiations.

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  20. Republicans Nearing Agreement on Final Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The New York Times

    ... time so everyone can read it, and pass it, sending it to the president's desk," said Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California and the House majority leader. Republicans are speeding ahead with the legislation despite criticism from ...

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