President Trump has vowed to prevent economic dislocation and repeatedly has proclaimed the imminent return of millions of U.S. jobs. But experts say the bill fails to eliminate longtime incentives for companies to move abroad and, in some cases, may even increase them.
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Analysis
The GOP bill aims to cut corporate taxes in perpetuity, under the theory that to do anything less would be to create uncertainty for businesses. But to do so and still have the bill not be a money loser after a decade, extra funds have to be raised somehow.
Wonkblog
Analysis
Republicans argue most middle-class families will get sizable benefits through their tax plan. That's true, but the middle class and poor are unlikely to see nearly as large of a benefit as the wealthiest Americans. And the proposal will drive up debt, costing $1 trillion or more.
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Medical Mysteries
The 13-year-old came down with a cold on Christmas and complained of a headache. Days later, his pediatrician suspected a sinus infection and prescribed antibiotics. Then his mother returned home to find a team of paramedics manually trying to resuscitate the teen.
The president’s effort to fill scores of federal court vacancies with conservative judges hit severe turbulence this week as he was forced to withdraw two nominees and an embarrassing video went viral showing a third struggling to answer rudimentary questions about the law.
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Two senior officials who texted each other about President Trump and Hillary Clinton relied on work phones to try to hide their romance from a spouse, using the FBI’s probe of Clinton’s email server as an explanation for why they were in close contact, according to people familiar with the matter.
Andrea Ramsey was hoping to turn a Kansas district from red to blue. In a defiant letter posted on Facebook, she defended herself from charges made by a former subordinate years ago and blamed her decision to drop out on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Alex Kozinski, a high-profile judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, is now accused by a total of 15 women of some kind of inappropriate comments, touching or other behavior.
Frigid agricultural fields in St. Vincent, Minn., lie along an entry route into Canada.
Frigid agricultural fields in St. Vincent, Minn., lie along an entry route into Canada.
Farmer Shane Stewart, 60, chats with Chale’s Oil owner Wayne Chale, 54, in St. Vincent, Minn.
Farmer Shane Stewart, 60, chats with Chale’s Oil owner Wayne Chale, 54, in St. Vincent, Minn.
The closed border post in Emerson, Canada.
The closed border post in Emerson, Canada.
The view north along the Red River into Canada from the boundary of Minnesota and North Dakota.
The view north along the Red River into Canada from the boundary of Minnesota and North Dakota.
With tightening U.S. immigration policy sending people for the border, local officials in Minnesota and Canada are angry about being shoved onto the front lines of the debate.
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(Photo illustration by Courtney Kan)
(Photo illustration by Courtney Kan)
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