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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. House of Representatives' top tax writer wants a vote this year on legislation moving the United States to a territorial-style tax system aimed at exempting the earnings of American companies abroad from U.S. taxation. International tax reform should be tackled as the first step toward a bigger rewrite of the U.S. tax code that would...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. House of Representatives' top tax writer wants a vote this year on legislation moving the United States to a territorial-style tax system aimed at exempting the earnings of American companies abroad from U.S. taxation. International tax reform should be tackled as the first step toward a bigger rewrite of the U.S. tax code that would...

  • *Legislation now goes to the Senate. WASHINGTON, Dec 17- A massive bill that extends billions of dollars in tax assistance to businesses and expands the budget deficit won U.S. House of Representatives approval on Thursday in the closest thing to a grand bipartisan tax bargain in years. The bill now goes to the Senate, where it will likely be voted on together with a...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- A massive bill that extends billions of dollars in tax assistance to businesses and expands the budget deficit won U.S. House of Representatives approval on Thursday in the closest thing to a grand bipartisan tax bargain in years. The measure now goes to the Senate, where it will likely be voted on together with a $1.1 trillion spending bill...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- As negotiations over a $1 trillion U.S. spending bill dragged on, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they would seek to pass a stop-gap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown early on Saturday. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the extension would likely last a "handful of days" to allow work on the spending...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Pfizer Inc's talks to acquire Allergan Plc in a $150 billion deal that would see the U.S. drug giant redomicile in Ireland accelerated on Wednesday, as the U.S. Pfizer is negotiating a price of $370 to $380 for each Allergan share, a person familiar with the discussions said, asking not to be identified because the talks are confidential.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- A 12- nation Pacific Rim trade pact hammered out over the weekend in Atlanta got a rocky response in Washington on Monday from U.S. lawmakers, indicating it has a long, difficult road ahead as Congress considers whether or not to approve it. Earlier this year after a bruising battle, Congress gave Democratic President Barack Obama the green light...

  • Santelli Exchange: Rep. Brady on Obamacare Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Rep. Brady on Obamacare

    CNBC's Rick Santelli is joined by Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX), to discuss the role of the Federal Reserve and immigration & tax reform.

  • Rep. Brady: Obama Recovery ‘Dead Last’ Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:21 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the Associated Press luncheon during the ASNE Convention.

    President Obama is presiding over an economic recovery that is “dead last in the modern era,” Texas Congressman Kevin Brady said Friday on CNBC.

  • Payroll Tax Fight: Quiet Surrender for GOP Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 1:21 PM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    A united House Republican leadership surrendered crisply and cleanly on legislation to extend expiring payroll tax cuts for 160 million Americans, skipping most if not all of the self-defeating drama that accompanied their far noisier retreat on the issue late last year.