WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans have blocked a Democratic effort to hold a Senate vote on President Barack Obama's plan to renew expiring tax cuts for all but the highest-income Americans....

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    With the finish line to their first legislative victory in sight, Republican negotiators agreed to provide a more generous child tax credit in the final bill to shore up support from Mr. Rubio, who said he would not vote for the legislation unless it ...
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  • Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare, change Medicaid
    Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health-care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama ... ram it through a Senate vote Obama denounced the ...
    06/22/2017 - 4:43 am | View Link
  • Republicans are about to lay waste to a slew of Obama-era regulations
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans are set to overturn a slew of Obama-era regulations next week ... Other rules eyed for quick overturning by Congress include newly minted environmental, gun control and labor relations measures, sources ...
    01/25/2017 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • US Elections: Republicans may become swing votes in all-Democrat senate race
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  • Schumer: Republicans cater to ultra-wealthy with estate tax repeal
    A U.S. Department of Agriculture study found only 0.6 percent of farms would have to pay an estate tax. The House bill now moves to the Senate, where Democrats are expected to use procedural moves to try to block a vote. President Barack Obama has also ...
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  • GOP fears a vote to extend tax cuts would aid Democrats ...
    McConnell is under pressure from the GOP to block a vote on further tax cuts. ... multiple stalled attempts to repeal President Barack Obama's health-care law and the constant swirl of controversy surrounding President Donald Trump. Some Republicans have even suggested that voters might not have noticed increases of $40 or $60 or so in their paychecks, partly because many workers no longer get ...
    04/18/2018 - 9:59 pm | View Website
  • Virginia House Republicans block Metro tax hikes, which ...
    Virginia House Republicans block Metro tax hikes, which means a bigger drain on funds for roads
    04/18/2018 - 6:38 pm | View Website
  • A Federal Court Just Made It a Lot Easier for Republicans ...
    A Federal Court Just Made It a Lot Easier for Republicans to Block the Vote The expiration of a key settlement could open the door to new GOP voter suppression efforts.
    01/9/2018 - 12:19 pm | View Website
  • Trump, GOP tax reform bill needs fixes, technical ...
    Republicans are already acknowledging they will need follow-up bills to help correct any implementation issues. Democrats may not go along with any attempts at fixing the law, given that Republicans blocked fixes to the Affordable Care Act under President Barack Obama. The Republican tax bill officially became the law of the land on Monday, when most of its changes to the tax code went into ...
    01/3/2018 - 6:21 am | View Website
  • Republicans Have Their Tax Plan: What's In it And What's Not
    One of the bigger things? The elimination of the Obamacare individual mandate remains in the bill. CNBC provided a quick list of the top points:. The proposal would maintain seven individual income tax brackets at slightly different rates: 10 percent, 12 percent, 22 percent, 24 percent, 32 percent, 35 percent and 37 percent.
    12/15/2017 - 1:29 am | View Website
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