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Grad tuition waiver tax dead, student loan interest deduction saved in final GOP bill

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Senate and House Republican leaders have agreed to abandon many of the controversial proposals that higher education leaders and students had rallied to thwart, according to congressional aides. Under the agreement, tuition waivers received by graduate students remain tax-free, students can still...

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Republican tax bill kills health insurance mandate

Added: 15.12.2017 4:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

The tax bill being considered in Congress kills the individual mandate - the unpopular Obamacare provision that required everyone to buy health insurance.

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Anti-apartheid heroes slam Zuma as ANC elects new chief

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December 15, 2017 12:00 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party's actions today.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Fund managers seek stocks benefiting from Democratic gains in 2018 U.S. elections

Added: 15.12.2017 2:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

The surprise victory by Democrats in Tuesday's Alabama election for a U.S. senator is prompting fund managers to prepare for more losses by the Republican party in the 2018 mid-term Congressional elections.

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Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Added: 15.12.2017 2:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Prominent Republican senators on Thursday embraced a push to overhaul rules for addressing sexual harassment in the U.S. Congress, signing on to a bill that would protect victims and require lawmakers to pay for their own settlements.

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House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

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Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has told confidants he would like to retire after the 2018 congressional elections, Politico reported on Thursday, but the Wisconsin lawmaker and an aide played down the report, saying he wasn't quitting any time soon.

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As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

Added: 15.12.2017 1:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's drive to win passage of a sweeping Republican tax bill in the U.S. Congress hit potential obstacles on Thursday as two more Republican senators insisted on changes, joining a list of lawmakers whose support is uncertain.

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Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment accusations

Added: 14.12.2017 23:33 | 2 views | 0 comments


A congressman under scrutiny for allegations that he sexually harassed female staff members and created a hostile work environment announced Thursday that he will not seek reelection next year.
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, who settled a complaint with his former communications director but denied...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Added: 14.12.2017 23:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prominent Republican senators on Thursday embraced a push to overhaul rules for addressing sexual harassment in the U.S. Congress, signing on to a bill that would protect victims and require lawmakers to pay for their own settlements.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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