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The president's one-page outline for changes to the tax code would reduce the current seven income tax brackets to three, cut the corporate tax rate by more than 50 percent and abolish the alternative-minimum tax and estate tax. Trump administration officials didn’t address how much the plan would reduce federal revenue or grow the debt.
The president’s advisers touted the proposed tax cuts as the start of an economic renaissance that would supercharge the U.S. economy and pare the federal debt, but economists were very skeptical that the plan could deliver the level of growth Trump promised.
Senators departing the briefing expressed frustration that the administration shared few details of its current policy on North Korea and its plans to deal with the country as it continues developing its nuclear weapons program.
From left: Katie Couric, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Chrissy Teigen attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner in 2015. The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is at rear left with Nina Totenberg. (Getty)
From left: Katie Couric, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Chrissy Teigen attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner in 2015. The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is at rear left with Nina Totenberg. (Getty)
After more than a decade of celebrity glitz and lavishly underwritten partying, Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is shaping up to be a slimmed-down, more sober, slightly dowdier affair. And for some longtime attendees — that’s just fine.
Trump’s promise to build an “impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall” paid for by Mexico was his most vivid campaign promise, and failing to quickly follow through carries real political risks for the president.
She was asked to move to a private room or cover up, which violates a Virginia law that says women have the right to breastfeed anywhere they have a legal right to be.
A one-cent regional sales tax would generate enough — $650 million annually — to keep the system safe, reliable and allow for some expansion, according to a report issued by a group of top administrative and budget officials.
The union is protesting new policies to crack down on absenteeism. New regulations involved a probe into more than 100 workers who officials believed were abusing an extended medical leave policy.
Hundreds of District residents packed a D.C. Council meeting over proposed limits on short-term rentals — a debate that has been distilled to a question of whether home-sharing is exacerbating the city’s affordable housing crisis.
Leaders of the county-wide PTA group allege $39,000 was stolen, most likely by someone inside the organization.
A few granules of the drug that is 10,000 times stronger than morphine is killing people across the country.
NBA Playoffs
Round 1, Game 5
Bradley Beal posted 27 points as Washington proved it could respond after dropping two straight contests.
The $190 million infusion will allow EverFi, which runs online courses, to take on even more intractable problems such as opioid abuse.
Spring Dining Guide
Top 10 New Restaurants
Dishes with influences from Greece, Turkey, Austria and Hungary encourage exploration at a restaurant that nails the finer points of service, despite a volume that cancels out conversation.
Nationals at Rockies
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Top 2nd, 1 out
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WAS 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 2 0
COL 0 - - - - - - - - 0 0 0
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Werth walked on a full count, Murphy to second.
Rendon struck out.
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Batting: AB H R HR RBI
A. Eaton CF 1 0 0 0 0
T. Turner SS 1 0 0 0 0
B. Harper RF 1 1 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 1 0 0 0 0
D. Murphy 2B 1 1 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 1 0 0 0 0
J. Werth LF 0 0 0 0 0
J. Lobaton C 0 0 0 0 0
T. Roark P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
T. Roark 1 0 0 0 2
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
C. Blackmo... CF 0 0 0 0 0
D. LeMahie... 2B 1 0 0 0 0
N. Arenado 3B 1 0 0 0 0
C. Gonzale... RF 0 0 0 0 0
M. Reynold... 1B 0 0 0 0 0
G. Parra LF 0 0 0 0 0
T. Story SS 0 0 0 0 0
T. Wolters C 0 0 0 0 0
T. Chatwoo... P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
T. Chatwoo... 1 2 0 0 3
Game Details
The president is considering notifying Canada and Mexico that he is starting the process to withdraw the United States from the three nations' North American Free Trade Agreement, three people familiar with the process said.
It has new leadership, a new witness list and new plans for hearings. There are some tensions with the Senate, however.
The Past, Revisited
Although Ivanka's role as a special adviser is unprecedented, Anna Roosevelt accompanied her father, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to meet with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at Yalta.
Critic’s Notebook
The director, who died today, swung regularly between the worlds of documentaries and narrative features — from "Silence of the Lambs" to "Stop Making Sense" — and embodied the best principles of each, which in turn nourished his work in both.
When the names started to trickle out it became clear that ESPN’s reporting ranks were especially devastated by the cuts, as a number of well-respected journalists who worked mostly for — as opposed to the network’s on-air personalities — announced they were being let go.
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