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December 15, 2017
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. House and Senate Republicans have reportedly reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill, keeping them on track for final votes next week and a bill on Trump’s desk by Christmas. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here's what is in it
December 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks at a news conference with lawmakers regarding tax policy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 25, 2017. Republican lawmakers have agreed to expand the child care tax credit so that it benefits more low-income Americans, a move intended to win back the support of Rubio, who on Dec. 14 said he would not vote for the bill without a more generous provision. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
GOP finalizes tax plan, expands benefits for working families to win over Rubio
December 15, 2017 - 3:31pm
FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp provides Chamber members a Congressional update as she wraps up her first year representing North Dakota in the United States Senate Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the North Dakota State College of Science Skills and Technology Center in Fargo. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
December 15, 2017 - 8:26am
December 14, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 7, 2017. Rubio said he won’t vote for the tax cut in December without an expanded child tax credit as Republican lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded
December 14, 2017 - 9:35pm
Ryan Rauschenberger
Impact of fed tax bill in ND remains unknown, Rauschenberger says
December 14, 2017 - 8:51am
December 13, 2017
Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is accompanied by his wife, Louise, at an Election Night gathering of his supporters in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 12, 2017. Jones, a former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrats call for halt to GOP tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate
December 13, 2017 - 5:10pm
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. From left: Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Trump and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Republicans reach compromise plan on taxes, expanding tax cuts for the wealthy
December 13, 2017 - 2:51pm
December 12, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) arrives at a news conference regarding tax legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 12, 2017. Ryan here praised a one-page study released Monday by the Treasury Department showing the tax plan more than paying for itself, but only if high growth forecasts are met and if other Trump administration economic policies proposals are enacted. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Republicans considering bumping corporate rate to 21 percent in tax plan as deal nears
December 12, 2017 - 2:18pm
December 6, 2017
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: Democrats aim rabid, slobbering demagoguery at tax reform bill
December 6, 2017 - 5:50am
December 2, 2017
Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp listen to Drayton resident and business owner Pete Anderson voice concerns of flood insurance costs being a burden on the elderly and business owners during Thursday's public form, February 23, 2017 in Drayton, N.D. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
Hoeven votes ‘yes,’ Heitkamp ‘no’ on tax overhaul
December 2, 2017 - 9:30am
President Donald Trump, after meeting with Senate Republican leaders to discuss tax policy legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 28, 2017. The guilty plea of Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, seemed to shatter Trump’s hope that the Russia investigation would soon wrap up and clear him of wrongdoing. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Senate passes $1.5 trillion tax bill
December 2, 2017 - 8:59am
December 1, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) exits the Senate floor during debate over tax legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 30, 2017. Republicans moved closer to a Senate victory on their tax plan on Thursday, securing a critical swing vote as key details remained in flux just hours ahead of a floor vote. (Zach Gibson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McConnell says Senate has the votes to pass GOP tax bill
December 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) during deliberations over tax legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 30, 2017. Senate Republican leaders now plan to vote on their tax legislation on Friday; they still do not have firm commitments from enough senators to ensure the bill will pass. (Justin Gilliland/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Contradicted by deficit study, Republican plan in disarray
December 1, 2017 - 6:56am
November 30, 2017
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp shakes the hand of President Donald Trump with other state leaders Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at the Tesoro Refinery in Mandan, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
As Republicans apply pressure, Heitkamp seeks changes to tax bill
November 30, 2017 - 6:45pm
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R), right, delivers remarks while U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R), listens during a panel in Mitchell in this file photo. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD senator: Doubling child tax credit will have 'tremendous impact' for families
November 30, 2017 - 5:07pm