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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
13 hours 5 min ago
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
15 hours 34 min ago
December 13, 2017
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 1, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 1, 2017. Republican leaders said on Friday that they have enough votes to pass the Republican tax bill along party lines after last-minute changes brought wavering senators on board. (Justin Gilliland/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McConnell says Senate has the votes to pass GOP tax bill
December 1, 2017 - 5:23pm
November 28, 2017
President Donald Trump is flanked by Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), before joining Republican senators for a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 28, 2017. Senate Republicans' tax code overhaul bill will face a key test when the Senate Budget Committee meets to consider the measure later in the afternoon. (Doug Mills/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Republican tax bill advances in Senate
November 28, 2017 - 9:01pm
November 20, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) during a news conference following the House passing the Republican-led tax reform bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 16, 2017. A sudden fissure between Ryan and a longtime ally laid bare the challenge that Republicans face as the tax bill leaves the House and navigates the Senate, where different priorities within the party could sink the bill if not adequately addressed. (Al Drago/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
House GOP tax plan would fall $1.3 trillion short of paying for itself, study finds
November 20, 2017 - 3:53pm
November 18, 2017
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka
Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
November 18, 2017 - 10:37pm
October 31, 2017
President Donald Trump during a meeting with business leaders where he spoke about tax policy in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, Oct. 31, 2017. The mood was anxious and unsettled in Washington the day after the first indictments were announced in the investigation into Russian election interference. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
In shift, Republicans to maintain top tax rate for wealthiest Americans
October 31, 2017 - 8:23pm
October 30, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Sondra Erickson of Princeton says she was surprised that Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill Thursday, May 18, 2017, that would have changed how teachers are licensed. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP lawmakers urge feds to reject schools plan
October 30, 2017 - 6:35pm
September 27, 2017
President Donald Trump while delivering an address about tax reform in the Farm Bureau Building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Sept. 27, 2017. Trump on Wednesday began a full-throttle push to slash taxes, proposing a politically challenging array of tax cuts for individuals and businesses that would constitute the most sweeping changes to the federal tax code in decades. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
GOP proposes deep tax cuts, provides few details on how to pay for them
September 27, 2017 - 4:03pm
September 26, 2017
President Donald Trump at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.), who was appointed to temporarily fill the seat left vacant when Jeff Sessions became attorney general, in Huntsville, Ala., Sept. 22, 2017. Strange is facing former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times)
Trump's stump for 'Big Luther' fails in Alabama GOP Senate primary election
September 26, 2017 - 8:57pm
September 24, 2017
Becky Hall is well-known in Duluth for having been a candidate for public office multiple times. She said about being in the conservative minority in Duluth, "I enjoy the challenge of talking to somebody who doesn't necessarily think like me." File photo
Unusual time for GOP in Duluth
September 24, 2017 - 4:47am
August 2, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an announcement on immigration reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Trump, GOP senators introduce bill to slash legal immigration in half over 10 years
August 2, 2017 - 7:39pm
May 20, 2017
Editorial: Time for courage and a need to get the job done
May 20, 2017 - 8:10am
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