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  • Associated Press

    'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

    Trump sitting and talkingWASHINGTON (December 16, 2017) — Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump’s presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas.

  • Associated Press

    On Trump turf, GOP still seeks N.D. Senate candidate

    BISMARCK, North Dakota (December 16, 2017) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans’ lone Senate candidate is a little-known state lawmaker — and potato farmer — from a remote town closer to the Canadian border than the state capital.

  • Associated Press

    Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains

    SAN DIEGO (December 15, 2017) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump’s push to tighten the border.

  • Associated Press

    Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Senate race

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (December 15. 2017) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the “battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.

  • Reuters

    Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2017) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas legislative triumph he’s been aching for.

  • Associated Press

    With Rubio onboard, GOP leaders finalize huge tax package

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2017) — Republicans finalized the most sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws in three decades Friday, sweetening the child tax credit to placate a reluctant GOP senator as they pushed to muscle the bill through Congress next week and give President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory.

  • Associated Press

    Rubio a 'yes' on GOP tax bill in major boost

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2017) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will vote for his party's tax reform bill. That gives a major boost to the prospects that GOP leaders will be able to push their prized measure through Congress next week.

  • Associated Press

    GOP leaders finalize biggest tax overhaul in 3 decades

    WASHINGTON (December 15, 2017) — Republicans finalized their sweeping tax package Friday, expanding the child tax credit to placate a reluctant GOP senator as they pushed to muscle the bill through Congress next week and give President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory.

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