U.S. House of Representatives

Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct.<p>Democrat William O'Neill's post was immediately attacked as inappropriate …

U.S. Politics

Slaughter of 90,000 Wild Horses Could Proceed Despite 80% Objection From American Public

The American Wild Horse Campaign on Thursday harshly criticized Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke's appointment of Brian Steed, the former chief of staff for …

Ryan Zinke

Apple, Cisco, Google, Microsoft And Oracle Already Have A Tax Rate Below 20%

The US House of Representatives and Senate are both working to pass tax reform that has President Trump’s 20% corporate tax rate goal. It is touted that since the US tax rate is 35% and is higher than pretty much every other country the US needs to drop it. However when various deductions are used …

Thom Tillis

Autism Wandering Bill Advances In Senate

Federal legislation aimed at providing tracking devices and resources to those with autism and other developmental disabilities who are at risk of …

Autism

Former Democratic congresswoman begs to avoid jail time for charity theft - Salon.com

Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown asked for leniency from a federal judge in Florida on Friday. She faces a lengthy prison term after being convicted of stealing thousands of dollars that were meant to go to charity.<p>In May, a jury convicted Brown of 18 felony counts, including filing false tax …

U.S. Politics

GOP Bill Would Force Students Who Don’t Graduate to Repay Pell Grants

A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday aims to “motivate students” to graduate by taking aim at Pell Grants.<p>The …

Education

Ivanka, do the right thing: Endorse Doug Jones over Roy Moore

Discussing the Roy Moore scandal in an interview with The Associated Press, President Trump’s daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump said: …

Ivanka Trump

US move to hike H1B minimum wages will hit Indian IT sweatshops

Written by Johnson TA | Bengaluru |<p>Representative image<p>A new legislation in the United States—which proposes to increase minimum wages, paid to …

Immigration

U.S. dollar, Wall St fall as tax reform in focus | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were …

Markets

Will The New Tax Reform Politicize Houses Of Worship?

The U.S. House of Representatives passed major tax reform legislation along party lines that critics said effectively repeals an amendment designed …

Jewish Culture

Trump-free Friday politics roundup: Nov. 17

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: A congressional staff squeezes a squeeze ball in the shape of the Capitol Dome as she donates blood during a blood drive …

U.S. Politics

How the House GOP Tax Plan Would Affect Grad Students

Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images<p>House Republicans, led by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, celebrate the …

Education

US stocks slip, Treasuries rise as investors mull tax reform prospects

Wall Street stocks were in the red again on Friday, setting the S&P 500 up for its second straight week of declines as investors consider tax reform …

Walt Disney Company

US House passes Trump tax reform

The United States House of Representatives has passed President Donald Trump's flagship tax reform bill. The legislation could be Trump's first major …

World News

Ex-Russian ambassador: I can't list Trump officials I've spoken with because 'the list is so long'

Former Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak said he couldn’t name all of the officials connected to President Trump that he’s …

World Leaders

U.S. tax plan could cause sugar high, then economic slump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slashing taxes may give the U.S. economy a temporary boost but the "sugar rush" may cause deeper problems ahead, investors at the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit in New York said.<p>U.S. equities have rallied this year, partly on hopes that promises by President …

Economy

Tax bill that passed the House would cripple training of scientists | Ars Technica

Researchers-in-training would be taxed on any tuition they're excused from.<p>Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed its version of a tax …

U.S. Congress

Gold rises as dollar weakens on report Trump's election campaign subpoenaed

(Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Friday as the dollar weakened after a report that investigators looking into possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election had subpoenaed President Donald Trump's election campaign for documents.<p>Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team issued the …

Economy

How the impeachment process works

Democrats have been calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, with varying levels of seriousness.<p>Here is a breakdown of how …

Government

Forex - USD/CAD Moves Higher After U.S., Canadian data

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar moved higher against its Canadian counterpart on Friday, helped by the release of upbeat U.S. housing sector data, …

Forex

The House just passed Donald Trump’s tax code that primarily benefits the rich

Good news if you’re a rich, jobless heir; bad news if you’re a middle-scale earner: the U.S. House of Representatives just passed the sweeping tax code rewrite that was pushed very hard by President Trump. <b>The proposed bill would slash $1.5 trillion, of which $1 trillion will benefit corporations</b> …

Donald Trump

Global banks flag concerns over U.S. Senate tax proposal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global banks raised concerns on Friday over a provision in the U.S. Senate tax bill aimed at cracking down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations that they said could hurt the banking industry.<p>Banks initially looked to be one of the major winners of Republican …

Economy

FOREX-Dollar dips to 4-week low vs yen on report Trump campaign subpoenaed

* WSJ: Mueller's team subpoenaed Trump's campaign in Oct<p>* Dollar slips after gaining overnight on improving risk appetite<p>* Bitcoin hits new all-time …

Economy

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks claw back losses but set for second weekly fall

* World stocks on track for second weekly fall<p>* European stocks sluggish as earnings disappoint<p>* Global earnings momentum fading, SG strategists say<p>* …

Economy

House Republicans Pass Tax Reform Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass their version of the tax reform bill by a 227 to 205 margin with two congresspeople abstaining from …

U.S. Congress

Biggest US tax overhaul in decades passed

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill for the biggest tax overhaul in decades.<p>Applause broke out as House Republicans passed the plan, …

U.S. Congress

GOP tax plans make midterm landslide more likely for Dems

The most important political data point of the day can be found in a recent poll from Quinnipiac, in which the popularity of the pending GOP tax …

U.S. Congress

US House of Representatives advances Republican tax bill

US lawmakers took the first step on Thursday towards advancing tax reform, with a majority of the House of Representatives voting to approve that …

U.S. Congress

Dollar steadies as tax overhaul gets U.S. House nod

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, rebounding from a more than three-week low in the previous session, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed their version of the tax overhaul bill.<p>The dollar index (.DXY), which measures the …

Economy

Article: Impeachment Theater, 2017 Edition

Andrew Johnson impeachment trial<br>(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org)) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>As US president Donald Trump …

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