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Part I: What's in the Tax Act, and How It Got There

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How a $40 million political outlay yields a $500 million tax cut. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The Senate parliamentarian scotched the Republicans’ plan for a simple bill title.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The tax plan was always going to be a huge giveaway to corporations. And the individual tax cuts were always heavily tilted to the top. Read more

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The Tax Act is a Christmas tree of special-interest tax breaks. The only thing more corrupt than the substance was the way it was enacted. Read more

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Like most of Donald Trump’s policy agenda (and the rest of his career and life), the GOP tax cut has been sold on bluster, exaggeration, and outright lies. Here are ten of the biggest myths associated with the 2017 Republican Tax Act. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Far from giving Republicans bragging rights, the Tax Act presents Democrats with a potent line of attack. But can they stay united when they put forth their own alternatives? Read more

Money, Politics and Power