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  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    Take a look at Paul Ryan and the House—they're actually getting a lot done, says the National Review's Jim Geraghty.

  • WASHINGTON— There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation. In an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll this month, 51 percent...

  • LANSING, Mich.— Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. The hunt for Foxconn is fluid and largely secretive, with Rust Belt governors and state officials declining to even confirm...

  • Donald Trump

    Some elements of the 1986 success are absent, like the number of remaining loopholes, and this president has a personal interest in those that remain.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed border tax may not be included. Ryan's remarks, coming about a week ahead of an end-of-July deadline for top White House...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed border tax may not be included. Ryan's remarks, coming about a week ahead of an end-of-July deadline for top White House...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) meets with the media after he talks about tax reform during a visit to the New Balance Shoe Factory on July 20, 2017 in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on House Speaker Paul Ryan talking about tax reform in a New Balance factory in Massachusetts. With comments from CEO Robert Demartini.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) meets with the media after he talks about tax reform during a visit to the New Balance Shoe Factory on July 20, 2017 in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    Ryan said the GOP knows overhauling the tax system "needs to get done" because it is essential to boosting economic growth.

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan's visit to Massachusetts to talk tax reform:. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory in Lawrence, Massachusetts, as demonstrators outside protest GOP efforts to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law. U.S. House Speaker Paul...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Top Trump administration officials and Republican leaders in Congress are nearing consensus on the major issues of tax reform, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday. "We have basically found where our consensus lies on these major issues, which we think are sort of the key cornerstones of tax reform," Ryan told reporters...

  • Ryan: I believe we can get our rates low

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions from CNBC's Ylan Mui at an event in Massachusetts.

  • Ryan: I don't see the CBO as a 'credible number'

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions at an event in Massachusetts.

  • Ryan: We are more unified on tax reform

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions at an event in Massachusetts.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch meeting with Senate Republicans to discuss healthcare at the White House in Washington, July 19, 2017.

    Trump and Republican Congress members never tried to write a bipartisan health-care bill, says Matt Yglesias.

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— Protesters staged a small but boisterous rally Thursday outside a New Balance sneaker factory in Massachusetts where U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan was expected to discuss Republican plans for tax reform. Paul Ryan is not welcome here. " Laura Hoke of the Andover Unitarian Universalist Church called Ryan's visit to Lawrence "pretty outrageous.

  • MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin is working on a package of incentives to lure Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to the state as part of a deal that two state lawmakers said Thursday they believe could come as soon as the end of the month. Wisconsin is one of several Midwest states vying for Foxconn as it considers building a $7 billion display panel manufacturing...

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax cuts. "Right now, we've got a tax code that no one really understands enforced by an agency that no one really...

  • *Republicans meet behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, July 19- Republicans struggling to agree on healthcare legislation to overhaul Obamacare obeyed U.S. After Trump's exhortation to keep trying, party members met with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price behind closed doors on Wednesday night to try to finally come together on a major...

  • *Republicans meet behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, July 19- President Donald Trump took Senate Republicans to task on Wednesday for failing to reach a deal on overhauling Obamacare, as a new report showed 32 million Americans would lose health insurance if senators opt to repeal the law without a replacement. After Trump's exhortation to keep...

  • Trump gathered 49 Republican senators on Wednesday for a White House lunch after a bill to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act collapsed on Monday after dissent from a handful of the party's conservatives and moderates. After Trump's exhortation, party members met on Capitol Hill with Vice President Mike Pence to try to come together on a major...