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House Democrats pass spending package with $80,000 SALT cap through 2030

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats on Friday passed their $1.75 trillion spending package with a temporary increase for the limit on the federal deduction for state and local taxes, known as SALT. The bill would boost the limit to $80,000 from 2021 through......

Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows blows off appearance at Jan. 6 Capitol riot House panel

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) talks with reporters in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows failed to appear Friday for......

Trump defended Jan. 6 Capitol rioters chanting ‘hang Mike Pence,’ called anger over Biden election result ‘common sense’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trump supporters near the U.S Capitol, on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Shay Horse | NurPhoto | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump in an interview earlier this year defended Jan. 6 Capitol rioters who chanted about hanging his......

Frustrated Democratic donors threaten to hold back midterm donations over infighting in Congress, tight Virginia race

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden speaks about the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan Act” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) listen during an event to celebrate the legislation in the Rose Garden at the White......

Democrats still weighing changes to limit on state and local taxes deduction

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference announcing the State and Local Taxes (SALT) Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol on April 15, 2021. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden released a framework for his......

Pro-Trump group that helped organize Jan. 6 rally is raising money for its legal defense as it faces House probe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Amy Kremer, Chairwoman of Women for America First, speaks in Washington, at a rally in support of President Donald Trump. Jacquelyn Martin | AP A pro-Trump group that helped organize a rally that......

Senate Democrats push for tax on billionaires to help fund spending plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., questions IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig at a June 8, 2021 Senate Finance Committee hearing. Tom Williams | Pool | Reuters As Democrats inch closer to finalizing their social spending package, Senate......

House will vote on a debt ceiling suspension that is doomed in the Senate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Capitol is seen on September 27, 2021 in Washington, DC as Congress returns today to a full schedule of pending legislative items. Win McNamee | Getty Images The House will vote Wednesday on a bill to suspend the......

Deal for state and local tax deduction cap may happen this week, key Democrat says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference announcing the State and Local Taxes (SALT) Caucus outside the U.S. Capitol on April 15, 2021. Sarah Silbiger | Bloomberg | Getty Images Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., is expecting an agreement......

Police reform talks fall apart after months of bipartisan negotiations in Congress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here From left, Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., speak to reporters in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol after their meeting on police reform on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.......

Committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol invasion will go ‘straight to subpoenas’ if needed, Rep. Schiff says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) (R) speaks alongside Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) during a news conference on the Protecting Our Democracy Act, at the U.S. Capitol on September 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.......

House Democrats clear path toward passing $3.5 trillion budget bill and infrastructure plan after breaking stalemate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting amidst ongoing negotiations over budget and infrastructure legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. August 24, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters House Democrats forged ahead with......

Trump-friendly Cyber Ninjas group refused to comply with House probe of Arizona vote audit, Democrats say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An observer watches as contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 8, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Courtney Pedroza |......

House returns to Washington next week to forge ahead with infrastructure bill, budget plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on March 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images The House of Representatives will return to Washington next week, setting......

Senate passes infrastructure bill and budget framework — here’s what happens next

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaking at a press conference of the Democratic Senate Caucus. Michael Brochstein | Sipa USA | Sipa via AP Images After months of wrangling, the Senate just passed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill......

These legislative proposals may affect your wallet. What to watch for this fall

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., second from right, speaks at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on July 28, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retirement security I think retirement security is on their radar. Paul Richman Chief government......

House votes to remove Confederate statues, bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney from Capitol

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds up a bill after signing several bills during an enrollment ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on June 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The House passed a......

Bipartisan group of lawmakers propose bill requiring Social Security Administration to send mailed annual statements to more workers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here VALERIE MACON | AFP | Getty Images A new bipartisan bill proposed in Congress would require the Social Security Administration to once again mail annual statements to everyone ages 25 and over who have paid into the system. The bill,......

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