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What’s in the Tax Bill, and How It Will Affect You

Advertisement Republican lawmakers released the details of their tax code rewrite on Friday, which reconciles differences between the House and Senate bills. Several of the most anticipated changes — such as a significant increase in the standard deduction and the curtailing of state and local income tax breaks — made ...

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How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

Advertisement The tax bill approved by the Senate is many things, offering a huge tax cut for corporations, lower rates for the wealthy, and a big victory for Republicans and the White House. It is also an economic dagger aimed at high-tax, high-cost and generally Democratic-leaning areas — most notably ...

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The Senate Health Bill Is a Disaster for the Opioid Crisis

After seven years of promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans are now closer to achieving that goal than ever before. Thursday morning, they finally unveiled their secretly drafted healthcare bill. It is not, as some had hoped, a drastic departure from the House’s version, which ...

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Bill to Erase Some Dodd-Frank Banking Rules Passes in House

WASHINGTON — The House approved legislation on Thursday to erase a number of core financial regulations put in place by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, as Republicans moved a step closer to delivering on their promises to eliminate rules that they claim have strangled small businesses and stagnated the economy. The ...

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Bill O’Reilly Is Forced Out at Fox News

Bill O’Reilly’s reign as the top-rated host in cable news came to an abrupt and embarrassing end on Wednesday as Fox News forced him out after the disclosure of a series of sexual harassment allegations against him and an internal investigation that turned up even more. Mr. O’Reilly and his ...

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Fox’s Leaders Are Starting to Sour on Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly’s position at Fox News grew increasingly tenuous on Tuesday as support from the Murdoch family showed signs of eroding, according to three people briefed on discussions about his future. Mr. O’Reilly’s fate at the network is expected to be discussed on Thursday at a board meeting for Fox ...

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Bill to Ease Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Introduced in House

Legislation to help Puerto Rico restructure its $ 72 billion in debt was introduced in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, as members sought to address the island’s financial crisis quickly without setting a precedent that troubled states might try to follow. The text of the bill showed numerous revisions ...

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