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  • FILE PHOTO: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a rally against the Republican tax bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

    Democrats Prepare to Direct Fire at the GOP Tax Bill

    By Michael Rainey

    Democrats take control of the House on January 3 and are already planning their attack on the year-old Republican tax bill. Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), incoming chair of the tax-writing House Ways and...

  • Tax Bill Creates a Divorce Rush

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Divorce lawyers are keeping plenty busy as the year winds down, thanks in part to the Republican tax bill. The Hill’s Naomi Jagoda explains: “The 2017 GOP tax overhaul eliminates the deduction for...

  • U.S. President Trump meets with Schumer and Pelosi at the White House in Washington

    Trump and Lawmakers Dig In for a Shutdown

    By Michael Rainey

    Neither side in the battle over President Trump’s border wall appears to be budging, raising the odds of a partial government shutdown come Friday night. “Spending discussions have stalled, with no...

  • FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro

    3 Key Questions About the Obamacare Court Ruling

    The fate of Obamacare may once again wind up before the Supreme Court now that a federal judge in Texas has ruled that the law is unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled on...

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    CBO Offers 121 Ways to Shrink the Deficit

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The Congressional Budget Office has released a 326-page guide that describes dozens of ways the federal government could reduce its large and growing budget deficit. The 121 policy options included...

  • U.S. President Trump participates in tour of U.S.-Mexico border wall prototypes near Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California

    Boxed In by Trump, GOP Hurtles Toward a Shutdown

    By Michael Rainey

    House Republicans considered moving forward with a bill that would have given President Trump the $5 billion he has demanded for border wall construction, but it looks like they’re leaving town...

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    Marco Rubio’s Surprise Critique of the GOP Tax Bill

    By Michael Rainey

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tackled the decline of the American dream in an essay published by The Atlantic Thursday, and in doing so offered some sharp criticism of the 2017 Republican tax overhaul – a...

  • Moody’s Warns of Declining US Fiscal Strength

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Trump’s tax cuts combined with a slowing economy will diminish the United States’ “fiscal strength” over the next 10 years, Moody’s Investor Service said Wednesday. The gradual decline could pressure...

  • A security camera hangs near a corner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington

    Inside the Remarkable — and Costly — Decline of the IRS

    By Michael Rainey

    Weighed down by budget cuts and staff reductions, the number of audits performed by the Internal Revenue Service has been dropping for years. A new report from ProPublica and The Atlantic takes a...

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    Taking the Sting Out of a New Tax on Nonprofits

    By Michael Rainey

    Under the 2017 tax law, some churches, charities and other nonprofit organizations are being hit with a new tax on the value of transportation benefits provided to employees, including free parking...

  • FILE PHOTO - A man, wearing a hat with an embroidery of the U.S. flag, votes on election day at a polling station in Harlem, New York, U.S., November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Bria Webb/File Photo

    What the Exit Polls Revealed on Taxes and Health Care

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Here's what exit polls told us about some key issues: 45 percent: NBC News’ exit poll found that 45 percent of voters said the Republican tax cuts had no impact on their personal finances, compared...

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speak at the National Press Club in Washington

    Dems Will Target GOP Tax Cuts in the New Year

    By Michael Rainey

    Democrats will attempt to undo tax cuts for wealthy households when they take over the House in January, The Wall Street Journal’s Richard Rubin reports . The move will likely come as part of an...

  • Pelosi leads Democratic members of Congress in a rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

    What Should Democrats Do Now That They’ve Won the House?

    By Michael Rainey

    With Democrats winning control of the House Tuesday, political experts are lining up to give advice on what they should do with their new powers. While there’s little chance of enacting significant...

  • The Wall Street bull is seen in the financial district in New York

    Share Buybacks Come Roaring Back

    By Michael Rainey

    Publicly-traded U.S. corporations have resumed share buybacks at a torrid pace, following an informal blackout period prior to third-quarter earnings announcements, CNBC reported Thursday. Analysts...

  • An unidentified voter casts his ballot at a local polling station in Miami

    5 Tax and Spending Takeaways from the Midterm Elections

    By Michael Rainey

    Tuesday’s election results changed the outlook for some key tax and spending proposals. Here are 5 takeaways from the midterm vote: 1. The GOP’s “tax cuts 2.0” effort is dead. The Republican plan to...

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