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Two Tax Reforms Can Be Better Than One

November 16, 2017 |
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For all the talk of differences between the drafts of the House and Senate tax-reform proposals, there are remarkable similarities in their goals and many of their big-ticket items. 

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September 14, 2017 |
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No matter how persuasive President Trump is, it’s unlikely he can round up enough Democrats to get 60 votes in the Senate for tax reform. That means Republicans will need to use the Senate’s reconciliation process, which avoids the filibuster, to pass the...
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September 07, 2017 |
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I believe that “Dreamers”—foreign-born men and women, age 15 to 36, brought here illegally when they were children—should be allowed to stay in America, the only country most of them remember.  ...
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August 31, 2017 |
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From Corpus Christi to Port Arthur, the Texas Gulf Coast has been hit by a natural disaster of biblical proportions. Hurricane Harvey has wrought such devastation that it’s hard to comprehend.  ...
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August 24, 2017 |
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After departing his post as White House chief strategist last week, Steve Bannon told the Weekly Standard that “the Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over.” The clear suggestion is that Mr. Trump’s chance at success had followed Mr. Bannon ...
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August 17, 2017 |
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Like many conflicts, the tiff between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump began with a seemingly inconsequential remark.  ...
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August 10, 2017 |
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It is impossible to deny that the past six months have been rough for the Republican Party.  ...
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August 03, 2017 |
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Trump’s new chief of staff knows how to impose discipline—if the president lets him. John Kelly has injected some Marine discipline into a chaotic White House—for a few days, at least. Sworn in Monday as chief of staff, Mr. Kelly immediately cashiered ...
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July 27, 2017 |
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Even for this dramatic administration, the past seven days have been extraordinary. Start a week ago Wednesday, when President Trump said Attorney General Jeff Sessions “should have never recused himself” from the investigation of Russian electoral meddli...

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