Tagged: chuck schumer

AP Sources: House, Senate Leaders Reach Deal on Tax Package

by Associated Press 12/13/2017 11:26 am

House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give many Americans modest tax cuts starting next year.

Trump to Issue Stop-payment Order on Health Care Subsidies

by Associated Press 10/13/2017 12:17 pm

In a move likely to roil America's insurance markets, President Donald Trump will "immediately" halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to persuade Congress to unravel for months.

White House To Order Health Care Alternatives

by Associated Press 10/9/2017 9:39 am

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.

The Influencers: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

by Kyle Massey 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Tom Cotton inspires strong passions as Arkansas’ junior senator, a dogged believer who rose from the family farm in Dardanelle to success at Harvard and Harvard Law, a Bronze Star in Afghanistan and national recognition as a young conservative firebrand.

Paul Ryan: GOP Will Work on Repealing, Replacing Health Law

by Associated Press 1/10/2017 11:15 am

At least six GOP senators — including Arkansas' Tom Cotton — have expressed qualms about repeal without having a substitute - something Republicans have failed for years to produce.

Chuck Schumer Asks Wal-Mart to Stop Selling Assault Weapons

by Lance Turner 1/14/2013 10:56 am

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, is writing to the CEOs of several major retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, and asking them to stop selling assault weapons.