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Collins Says News Coverage of Her Tax Vote ‘Unbelievably Sexist’

Collins Says News Coverage of Her Tax Vote ‘Unbelievably Sexist’

Republican Senator Susan Collins ripped news coverage of her decision to vote for the GOP tax-cut bill as "unbelievably sexist" on Tuesday.
House GOP Passes Sweeping Tax Overhaul

House GOP Passes Sweeping Tax Overhaul

House Republicans passed a sweeping tax overhaul on Tuesday, moving President Trump closer to a major win. Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
How China's Clean Air Push Backfired on Xi Jinping

How China's Clean Air Push Backfired on Xi Jinping

As the icy winds of northern China seeped through Liu Yinguang’s single-pane windows, the new gas-fired heater in the kitchen sat idle: there was no gas.
White House Says Trump Could Benefit From Business Tax Cuts

White House Says Trump Could Benefit From Business Tax Cuts

President Donald Trump could benefit from some of the business provisions in the tax bill that could be headed for his signature this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said
GOP Rep. Blackburn Says Goal Is to Cut Spending

GOP Rep. Blackburn Says Goal Is to Cut Spending

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a Republican from Tennessee, discusses the GOP's sweeping tax overhaul with Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Tax Bill Opens Arctic Refuge for Oil, But Years of Delay May Follow

Tax Bill Opens Arctic Refuge for Oil, But Years of Delay May Follow

Congress is close to lifting a 40-year-old ban on energy development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but drilling for oil in that frozen wilderness may still be years away.
Speaker Paul Ryan Says Tax Bill Is 'Profound Change'

Speaker Paul Ryan Says Tax Bill Is 'Profound Change'

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, a Republican from Ohio, speaks to reporters after the House GOP passed a sweeping tax overhaul on Tuesday. (Source: Bloomberg)
The 12 House Republicans Who Voted Against the Tax Bill

The 12 House Republicans Who Voted Against the Tax Bill

The House passed a tax overhaul Tuesday in a 227-203 vote that stayed mostly along party lines, except for the 12 Republicans voting no.

Drone Tracking Plan Moves U.S. Delivery by Air Closer to Reality

Deliveries by drones took a step closer to being allowed in the U.S. after a federal advisory panel agreed on a framework for allowing law enforcement to routinely track the small devices.

House Passes Sweeping Tax Cuts, Moving Trump Closer to Major Win

House Republicans passed a sweeping tax overhaul that delivers a deep, lasting cut for corporations and temporary benefits for individuals, putting President Donald Trump one step away from his first
Trump Cabinet to Discuss Priorities Following Likely Tax Victory

Trump Cabinet to Discuss Priorities Following Likely Tax Victory

President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with his Cabinet on Wednesday, two administration officials said.
Tax Bill’s Corporate Benefits Would Come Early, Then Fade, Study Says

Tax Bill’s Corporate Benefits Would Come Early, Then Fade, Study Says

Companies across all industries and sectors would pay an average effective tax rate of 9 percent next year under the Republican tax-overhaul bill, a Penn Wharton Budget Model study said on Tuesday.
Republicans Push to Extend NSA Surveillance Expiring This Month

Republicans Push to Extend NSA Surveillance Expiring This Month

Legislation to extend a major U.S. surveillance program that’s about to expire was being hashed out by Senate and House leaders, and details could be presented by Tuesday night, according to House
Italy's President Paves Way for National Elections in Early 2018

Italy's President Paves Way for National Elections in Early 2018

Italian President Sergio Mattarella signaled he would soon pave the way for national elections early next year, telling political leaders that the parliamentary term was drawing to an end.
GOP Expects House to Pass Tax Bill Today

GOP Expects House to Pass Tax Bill Today

The House and Senate are preparing to vote Tuesday on tax legislation, as Republican lawmakers are poised to approve the bills by securing enough votes without the support of Democrats. Bloomberg
Macron Says Now Not the Time for French Middle-East Peace Plan

Macron Says Now Not the Time for French Middle-East Peace Plan

President Emmanuel Macron said “now is not the time” for France to push an initiative to settle issues between Israel and the Palestinians because the U.S. hasn’t yet presented its own long-awaited
Sen. Brown Says Tax Bill Squeezes Middle Class

Sen. Brown Says Tax Bill Squeezes Middle Class

Senator Sherrod Brown, a ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee and a Democrat from Ohio, talks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli after the Senate Banking Committee rejected Scott Garrett’s
May Tries to Break the Ice With Trump in First Call Since Feud

May Tries to Break the Ice With Trump in First Call Since Feud

Three weeks since their very public transatlantic spat, Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump made their first attempt to rekindle the so-called special relationship between the U.K.
House GOP to Add $81 Billion Disaster Package to Stopgap Funding

House GOP to Add $81 Billion Disaster Package to Stopgap Funding

House Republican leaders will add $81 billion in hurricane and wildfire recovery aid to a temporary spending bill needed to keep the government open after Friday, as lawmakers in the Senate cobble
Senate Rejects Trump Pick for Ex-Im Bank

Senate Rejects Trump Pick for Ex-Im Bank

Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate Banking Committee and a Democrat from North Dakota, discusses the committee's move to refuse to recommend the confirmation of Scott Garrett as Chairman