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Grassley and Cornyn unveil enforcement-heavy immigration bill

Grassley and Cornyn unveil enforcement-heavy immigration bill

GOP senators unveiled President Trump’s enforcement-heavy immigration bill Sunday, ponying up their ante as Congress begins a three-week sprint to try to find a solution to border security and illegal immigrant “Dreamers.”

Franken announces Senate resignation amid sexual misconduct claims

Franken announces Senate resignation amid sexual misconduct claims

Dec. 7 (UPI) — Mired in a growing sexual harassment scandal that saw members of his own party call for his removal, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he’s resigning from Congress. Franken announced his departure on the Senate floor Thursday morning. “Serving in the Senate has been a great honor of my life,” he […]

U.S Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

U.S Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

Republican senators and President Donald Trump are celebrating following senate’s passage of nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill, in a vote of 51-49 which took place Saturday morning. It is a significant …

Senate GOP advances tax bill toward vote later this week, but changes still being made

Senate GOP advances tax bill toward vote later this week, but changes still being made

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans pushed their tax plan past another key hurdle Wednesday, a show of momentum for President Donald Trump’s top priority even as frantic negotiations with Republican holdouts made final passage uncertain.

SCREWED: Senate Version of Tax Plan Has Special Tax for Silicon Valley Techies

SCREWED: Senate Version of Tax Plan Has Special Tax for Silicon Valley Techies

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Mark Zuckerberg would like everyone in America to have a guaranteed income, free college tuition and a bed time wish.  The billionaires in Silicon Valley have demanded higher taxes in Sacramento and Washington, but used the tax code to make themselves even richer.  Now the U.S. […]

Senate plan would scrap income and property tax deductions

Senate plan would scrap income and property tax deductions

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Thursday proposed a tax overhaul that does away with deductions for all state income and property taxes, going further than the version proposed by the House and delivering a blow to residents high-tax states, according to senators briefed on the plan.

Jeff Flake won’t seek re-election, says GOP has changed too much

Jeff Flake won’t seek re-election, says GOP has changed too much

Why the New Obamacare ‘Fix’ Is a Dud, and Why the Narrative Justifying It is Wrong

Why the New Obamacare ‘Fix’ Is a Dud, and Why the Narrative Justifying It is Wrong

While President Donald Trump’s response to the bipartisan health care proposal on Capitol Hill has slid from optimistic to negative, and then back to optimistic, he would be right to move away from this deal. … companies that were promised Obamacare subsidies for offering higher-level plans at a cost below their value. As The Daily […]

Senators announce bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare markets

Senators announce bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare markets

WASHINGTON — The Senate moved closer Tuesday to a rare, bipartisan deal to fix parts of the Affordable Care Act as a pair of leading senators announced an agreement designed to stabilize health insurance markets.

Mitch McConnell laments Trump’s ‘excessive expectations’ for Republican-controlled Congress

Mitch McConnell laments Trump’s ‘excessive expectations’ for Republican-controlled Congress

President Trump’s “excessive expectations” for legislative victories in Republican-controlled Congress are frustrating Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Attendees at a Rotary Club meeting in Kentucky gathered on Monday to hear Mr. McConnell explain why Republican lawmakers have been unable to deliver major legislative accomplishments for the president. The senator pushed back against the perception that […]

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