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The Latest: McConnell makes concession on local taxes
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he favors expanding a deduction for state and local taxes to enable people to deduct local income taxes as well as property taxes
Conservatives slam GOP proposal to automatically raise taxes
Conservative groups and lawmakers are lining up against a proposal by Senate Republicans to impose the automatic tax increases if their sweeping tax package doesn't meet revenue projections
House narrowly passes budget with opposition from some blue state Republicans
House Republicans narrowly approved the Senate-passed budget resolution Thursday, clearing a procedural hurdle and allowing the House of Representatives to take up a tax overhaul. The bill passed 216–212, with all Democrats and some Republicans opposing the measure. Speaker Paul Ryan cast a rare
Democrats' disputes simmer after special election losses
Democrats were left picking up the pieces after spending millions of dollars from the party’s war chest to back a young candidate in a traditionally red district outside Atlanta and pushing hard for their base of supporters from around the country to donate to him too. The loss in the high-profile,
Trump 'partially to blame' for polarization, GOP Rep. Mark Sanford says
In the wake of the tragedy that unfolded yesterday at a GOP members baseball practice, one Republican congressman is arguing that the president is "partially to blame" for the severe divide in politics currently plaguing the nation. "I would argue that the President is at least in partially --
Congress reacts to White House budget proposal
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney makes the case before Congress for the president's budget proposal.
Growing Republican divide after failed health care bill
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Political Director Rick Klein discuss the latest fallout within the GOP, and what this means for the party moving forward.
Russia investigation dominates daily briefing
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and political director Rick Klein break down the daily White House press briefing after reports that former national security adviser Mike Flynn has requested immunity.
The Note: Flynn’s got a story to tell
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 71 THE BIG STORY : “General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it.” That statement by the attorney for President Trump’s former national security adviser raises a host of questions about what
GOP health care bill advances despite opposition from conservatives
The House Budget Committee narrowly advanced the GOP health care plan Thursday morning despite "no" votes by three conservatives on the panel, underscoring Republicans' disagreements over the legislation as it moves closer to a vote on the House floor. The budget panel by a 19-17 vote passed the