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  • WASHINGTON— Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House. It's a sensitive subject for a White House that is telling Americans its proposed cuts to individual and corporate tax rates would aid the middle class and fuel stronger economic...

  • Political fights over abortion, financial regulations and Puerto Rico have slowed Republican and Democratic negotiators working on a sweeping, government-wide spending bill. Congress faces a midnight Friday deadline to avert a government shutdown on Trump's 100th day in office. The accusations came after two major White House concessions: The...

  • Trump issued a Twitter blast aimed at efforts to help the island cover its Medicaid costs— an issue that's entangled in Puerto Rico's last-minute debt negotiations. Rossello repeated requests that Puerto Rico receive the same amount of Medicaid funding that U.S. states do. It currently receives lower Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements compared with U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- The U.S. Congress took steps to extend until May 5 the deadline for reaching a deal on federal spending through September and head off a feared government shutdown at midnight on Friday. The legislation was likely to be voted on by the House of Representatives and Senate on Friday, meaning that if it passes, it would have to be rushed to...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan. "He understands that there are a lot people who work hard and feel like they're not getting ahead," said Gary Cohn, director of the White House...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets. Only Congress can make major tax law changes, and Democrats immediately attacked the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown. The arduous talks have produced at least two major victories for Democrats so far, even though they are the minority...

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (L) (D-NY) looks on as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The big unknown on the larger Obamacare repeal-and-replace battle is whether the GOP can agree on reform, Vox reports.

  • President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach is seen from West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., as Trump prepared to return to Washington after a weekend at the estate, March 5, 2017.

    Three ethics watchdogs who reviewed the posts before they were taken down told NBC News they are troubling.

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional and White House negotiators made progress Tuesday on a must-pass spending bill to keep the federal government open days ahead of a deadline as President Donald Trump indicated that U.S. funding for a border wall with Mexico could wait until September. Trump's apparent flexibility on the U.S.- Mexico wall issue, however, seemed to...

  • The wall is also unpopular with many Republicans, and GOP negotiators on Capitol Hill were uneasy about the clash over the wall potentially sparking a government shutdown. Congress must pass a $1 trillion catch-all spending bill to pay for all agencies of government by midnight Friday or trigger a partial shutdown the next day, which happens to coincide with...

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    President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again. Trump on Friday played down the need for Congress to act on the legislation before he...

  • *White House plays down next week as goal for passage. WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on...

  • WASHINGTON— White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to fund top priorities of President Donald Trump such as a down payment on a border wall and hiring of additional immigration agents. Mulvaney told The Associated Press in an interview that "elections have consequences" and that "we...

  • But last year, the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama said those rules were outdated after the 2009 conversion to digital broadcasting- which eliminated the differences in station signal strength- and revoked them in September. Federal law limits companies to owning stations serving no more than 39 percent of U.S. television households; there is a...

  • Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers and supporters at a campaign office on April 17, 2017 in Atlanta.

    But the race in the conservative Georgia district heads to a runoff between Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel.