Tax reform

The President's FY19 Budget is on display after arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2018 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's proposed 2019 budget (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's budget plan would order steep cuts to the nation's social safety net but push military spending much higher. For the first time, it acknowledges that the Republican...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, during a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 12, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but mounting spending on the military, formally retreating from last year's promises to balance the federal budget. The president's spending outline for the...
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FILE - This Dec. 3, 2015, file photo shows an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga. Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most dramatic rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years. The figures for the heavyweights are eye-popping. The National Association of Realtors tallied $22.2 million between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, according to newly filed disclosure reports. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 12, 2018 - 12:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most dramatic tax overhaul in more than 30 years. The figures for the heavyweights are eye-...
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File- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney talking during a television interview outside the White House in Washington. Mulvaney, the former tea party congressman who runs the White House budget office, said Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, that Trump’s new budget, if implemented, would tame the deficit over time, though unlike last year’s submission, it wouldn’t promise to balance the federal ledger eventually. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 11, 2018 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a twist on Washington's truism about presidential budgets being D.O.A., President Donald Trump's 2019 fiscal plan due Monday is dead even before arrival. The original plan was for Trump's new budget to slash domestic agencies even further than last year's proposal, but instead...
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FILE - This Dec. 3, 2015, file photo shows an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga. Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most dramatic rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years. The figures for the heavyweights are eye-popping. The National Association of Realtors tallied $22.2 million between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, according to newly filed disclosure reports. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most dramatic tax overhaul in more than 30 years. The figures for the heavyweights are eye-...
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Visitors walk around the Rotunda in the U.S. Capitol Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington, as lawmakers pushed to enact a massive budget deal Thursday along with a stopgap temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown at midnight. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 08, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut package just two months ago. Turns out it wasn't enough. Wedged into the new mammoth Senate spending deal is a pack of tax breaks for homeowners and electric car owners — as well as goodies for motor speedways. There's also tax relief for...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:39 am
SUPER BOWL-EAGLES PARADE Eagles fans flock to Philadelphia to fete champs at parade PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tens of thousands of Eagles fans have poured into Philadelphia to take part in the city's first-ever Super Bowl parade, celebrating a championship they've dreamed about and agonized over for...
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President Donald Trump speaks on tax policy during a visit to Sheffer Corporation, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Blue Ash, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 05, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trumps' trip to Ohio (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The White House is responding to Monday's stock market beating by saying President Donald Trump is focused on "long-term economic fundamentals, which remain exceptionally strong." Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee...
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February 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications says it is setting its minimum wage across the board at $15 an hour, citing the impact on its business from the tax overhaul and the repeal of net-neutrality rules. That's more than double the national minimum wage of $7.25, although it varies by state...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania view the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, as they arrive for a Super Bowl party. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 05, 2018 - 12:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking leverage in immigration talks, President Donald Trump overstated the impact of a March 5 deadline after which he suggests a program protecting thousands of young immigrants from deportation would end. In fact, a recent court ruling has rendered that deadline basically...
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