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The GOP is considering walking back some of its longstanding tax goals in a bid to bring Democrats on board.
Together, 21 GOP lawmakers from California and New York voted for the American Health Care Act in May, and a threshold question for considering Graham-Cassidy's prospects is to wonder how many of them will be willing to vote to blow a hole in their state's health care budget.
The GOP’s tax overhaul might finally spell the end of the century-old state-and-local-tax deduction, if they can beat back internal dissent.
President Trump’s overtures to Democratic leaders have left GOP lawmakers scrambling to retake the reins.
Democrats and more centrist Republicans praised Trump’s choice while at least one ultraconservative lawmaker reacted with muted outrage.
GOP leaders implore lawmakers to reach a budget agreement that could smooth passage of tax reform plan.
House GOP leaders want to change the tax code to allow companies to immediately deduct the cost of capital investments. Senate Republicans say it would cost too much.
Bipartisan joint resolution is meant to compel the president to sign a statement condemning “racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy.”
In the House, an early spate of GOP retirements means the party won’t have incumbents on the ballot in several closely divided districts.
The decision by the senator from Tennessee could have far-reaching implications.
The measure is expected to pass despite objections from conservatives who oppose including the agreement struck by President Trump and Democrats to increase the federal borrowing limit.
The retirement of the seven-term member will force Republicans to defend a third open seat in a swing district in a difficult midterm election cycle.
Multiple GOP senators and aides revealed a sense of helplessness after Trump openly flouted their plans.
Pelosi told colleagues she requested the tweet during a Thursday morning call with the president, according to a Democratic aide.
Republican lawmakers are left sidelined by Trump’s embrace of a Democratic strategy for the months ahead.
Emergency aid is one of at least half a dozen must-pass items on Congress’s agenda, including avoiding a U.S. debt default at the end of the month.
The House speaker sketched out a compromise that would pair relief for young illegal immigrants with border security and other enforcement measures.
But conservative Republicans say any move on debt limit must be paired with spending cuts
The disaster relief package requests $7.85 billion for the devastated Texas Gulf Coast.
Trump and Republicans are under pressure to achieve policy victories and fulfill such basic acts of governance as avoiding default and keeping government open.