Senate GOP Bashes Ben Folds and Jason Isbell as Being Part of Unhinged Left

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So much for southern hospitality. In the latest effort of campaign sabotage, the national organization devoted to electing Republicans in the Senate has called two popular musicians set to play at a Democratic rally in Tennessee part of the unhinged left. The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) on Monday slammed singer-songwriters Ben Folds and Jason […]

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Elon Musk Stumbles Into a Good Point

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Today’s Agenda Tesla really should just go private. America’s health-care system is at stake in the midterm elections. The Trump administration is blowing its AT&T/Time Warner appeal. Starbucks thinks China will come out of the trade war in good shape. Maybe job tenure shouldn’t just be a thing for college professors. Why the heck not? […]

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House Immigration Bill Seeks to End Family Separation at Border

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A House Republican immigration plan would curb the Trump administration’s widely criticized policy of separating children from parents seeking asylum at the U.S. border, but other provisions may lessen its chances of being enacted. The draft bill being circulated Thursday would provide money for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall and allow provisional legal status […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax Bill

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Here are key changes to U.S. tax law for individuals and businesses that have emerged from the final Republican bill that’s headed for votes in the House and Senate next week. Individual Tax Rates (Note: Individual rate cuts would expire after 2025.) Current law: Seven rates, starting at 10 percent and reaching 39.6 percent for […]

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Senate Passes Tax-Cut Bill in Milestone Move Toward Overhaul

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Senate Republicans narrowly approved the most sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades, slashing the corporate tax rate and providing temporary tax-rate cuts for most Americans. The 51-49 vote — achieved just before 2 a.m. Saturday in Washington and only after closed-door deal-making with dissident senators — brings the GOP close to […]

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The GOP Tax Plan Is Entering Its Make-or-Break Week

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The $1.4 trillion item on President Donald Trump’s wish list — a package of tax cuts for businesses and individuals that he has said he wants to sign before year’s end — is headed into the legislative equivalent of a Black Friday scrum next week. Senate Republican leaders plan a make-or-break floor vote on their […]

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