Republicans’ Appear Poised to Complete Tax Reform Promise

Congressional Republicans unveiled the most significant reforms of the nation’s tax code in more than three decades on Friday evening, putting them on a path to fulfill their goal of passing reform prior to Christmas. Nearly everyone will find a gift for themselves under this impressive Christmas tree. Families will enjoy across-the-board rate reductions, allowing…
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The Senate’s Iran Bill is Flawed, But the Best Fix is a New President

another piece of bipartisan legislation appears ready to cross the finish line after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved on Tuesday to end debate. The bill, which is the result of furious negotiations between Bob Corker, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, and Ben Cardin, the committee’s ranking Democrat, would give Congress a month to…
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Democrats Move the Goalposts Once Again in Debt Limit Negotiations

In the immortal words of Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” Two years ago negotiations over an increase in the federal borrowing limit, colloquially known as the debt ceiling, had reached a critical point. Republicans pushed for a dollar-for-dollar cut to the deficit to match any proposed increase in the…
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