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The Trump Tax Return Case Could Take A Year Or Longer
Here's what to expect from House Democrats' lawsuit seeking the president's financial information.
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I'm Dying Of ALS, And Watching Congress Debate Health Care This Week Gave Me Hope
, Guest Writer
Passing "Medicare for All" would show we truly believe health care is a human right and that we all deserve to live with dignity.
Activists Take On Medicare For All, The Census And Abortion In Day Of Action
The protests followed Wednesday morning’s first hearing on Medicare for All in the House Ways and Means Committee.
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Sexism Is Keeping An Important Progressive Policy Off The Front Page
Finally, the U.S. has a real shot at passing paid family leave, but pie-in-the sky ideas are taking up all the oxygen.
They Say It’s Bad Now But Republicans Disclosed Private Tax Returns In 2014
They used the very same law to attack Obama officials that Democrats are hoping will shed light on Trump's finances.
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Trump Promised To Release His Tax Returns But Will Defy The Law To Keep Them Secret
Trump promised to release his tax returns if Obama released his birth certificate; if and when he ever ran for president; even after he started running. He has failed to keep that promise.
Democrats Might Get Trump's Tax Returns, But That Doesn't Mean You'll Ever See Them
Unlike with the Mueller report, Democrats want to see the president's tax returns before making them public.
White House Pushes Back On Request For Trump Tax Forms
By Marcy Gordon, AP
The House Ways and Means Committee asked the IRS for five years of President Trump's tax returns.
Democrats Might Not Get Their Hands On Trump's Taxes Before November 2020
They've hesitated to make a request that will likely set up an unprecedented court fight.
Republican Likens New Tax Law To The Mona Lisa
Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) lauded "a classic painting" and "a classic piece of legislation."
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House Democrats Kick Off Push To Tackle Infrastructure 'Crisis'
They're hoping to vote on a bill to fix the nation's crumbling roads and bridges this year.
Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal
Alexander C. Kaufman
Nearly 70 House Democrats now back the resolution.
The Fiscal Times
Republicans Ask Democrats To Please Leave Trump's Tax Returns ALONE
Top House Republicans decry an oversight tactic that they used in the Obama years.
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Democrats’ Pick For Top Trade Post Leaves Labor In The Lurch
Unions were pushing to make Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) chairman of the House’s Subcommittee on Trade.
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House Democrats Not Rushing To Get Trump's Tax Returns
The delay by the Ways and Means Committee seems like an effort to be civil and statesmanlike … in the Trump era.
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Democrat Vying For Top Committee Spot Won’t Stick Up For Town Fighting Utility Giant
New York Rep. Tom Suozzi’s cousin Ralph Suozzi chairs the entity locked in a death match with the town of Huntington.
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House Republicans Don't Know Some Very Basic Facts About The Tax Bill They Wrote
It took us 18 tries to find a GOP congressman who could tell us the individual income tax brackets.
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Rich Fraud, Poor Fraud: The GOP's Double Standard On Tax Mistakes
Their new tax bill lavishes breaks on businesses that underpay what they owe.
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Republicans Full Speed Ahead On Tax Reform, Election Consequences Be Damned
You will not stop the tax cuts. Nothing must stop the tax cuts.
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The GOP Tax Bill Would (Accidentally) Help Renters
The measure favors the rich but it would also shift U.S. housing policy away from homeowners.
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GOP Tax Bill Mostly Benefits The Wealthy, Tax Policy Center Finds
The draft legislation is less plutocratic than an earlier outline, for whatever that's worth.
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