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Mitch McConnell

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Looking forward to the great partisan battle over the next COVID-19 relief bill? You may be disappointed. Nancy Pelosi already has won.
July 28, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump has taken a strong position against calls by some on the political left to “defund” police departments. At the same time, he continues...
June 10, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
In recent weeks, we have seen many different estimates of how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would affect the US economy. These projections...
December 14, 2017Benjamin R. Page
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The many promises President Trump made last night in Phoenix included a tax cut for business and middle-class families, and congressional approval of taxpayer money...
August 23, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The revised version of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s health bill would retain the Affordable Care Act’s 3.8 percent Net Investment Income Tax and its...
July 13, 2017Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The changes in taxes and health care benefits in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act would leave lower-income households worse...
July 11, 2017Howard Gleckman
: Daily Deduction
Clinton, Trump sweep Super Tuesday primaries. Clinton collected 453 delegates, Trump rounded up 203. But neither landed a knock-out punch. So... on to the next round: 18 delegate-rich contests through March 15 that could largely decide both party races. Maybe voters in Michigan and Missouri will be
March 1, 2016Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Can Congress and President Obama, who have battled over policy for seven years, reach consensus over key tax and other issues in the months leading up to the 2016 election? To ask the question is practically to answer it, but it is worth taking a closer look at the policy dynamics. Start by
January 4, 2016Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In less than a month—and in perhaps as little as 18 days-- the federal government will be unable to pay its bills. Realistically, there is only one way to avoid such a fiscal mess: Congress must raise the federal debt limit so Treasury can borrow more money. But how will that happen? On one hand,
October 15, 2015Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
About that possible government shutdown… The Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 11. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner will meet with President Obama “soon” for budget negotiations , and the House is on
September 30, 2015Renu Zaretsky