Kelsey Snell

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Does The Republican Tax Legislation Follow Through On Trump's Promises?

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

President Trump laid out some principles for what the GOP tax bill would do. Now that the bill will soon become law, were those pledges kept? Our NPR Politics Podcast team discusses.


House Set To Vote On GOP Tax Bill On Tuesday

Monday, December 18, 2017

Congressional Republicans appear on the cusp of their first major legislative victory of the Trump era, with a House vote on the tax bill set for Tuesday.


What It Took To Convince Final Holdouts To Support The GOP Tax Bill

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Republicans seem to have secured enough votes to pass their tax bill next week. It marks the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Kelsey Snell about the bill.


Final Version Of GOP Tax Bill Cuts Corporate Tax Rate To 21 Percent

Friday, December 15, 2017

Republican lawmakers have released the final version of their tax bill that cuts the corporate tax rate to 21 percent and reduces tax rates for individuals for eight years.


President Trump Draws Closer To His First Legislative Victory

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate say they have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill that they plan to pass next week.


News Brief: Senate And House Republicans Agree On Tax Bill, FCC To Repeal Net Neutrality

Thursday, December 14, 2017

House and Senate Republicans have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill. Also, the FCC is set to repeal net neutrality rules, and an update on Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers who were killed.


Republicans Reconcile House And Senate Versions Of Tax Deal

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

House and Senate Republicans have agreed on a final tax deal. GOP leaders hope to pass the bill next week and achieve their first major legislative achievement this year.


Congressional Republicans Hope To Pass Tax Overhaul Bill By Dec. 25

Monday, December 11, 2017

Congressional Republicans are working to merge House and Senate versions of a GOP tax bill. They're hoping to reach their first major legislative milestone by Christmas.


News Brief: 3 Members Of Congress Out In One Week, California Fires, Jerusalem

Friday, December 08, 2017

Republican Rep. Trent Franks is the third member of Congress to announce his resignation in a week. Also, we have the latest on fires in California and the situation in Jerusalem.


Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Shutdown, For Now

Friday, December 08, 2017

We have the latest on negotiations on congressional efforts to avoid another government shutdown as the tax overhaul bill works its way through reconciliation.


Congressional Leaders Visit The White House Seeking To Avert A Government Shutdown

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress went to the White House to negotiate with President Trump on government funding. Congress is trying to pass a short-term extension before a Friday deadline.


Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrats want a permanent legal fix to protect so-called DREAMers, undocumented immigrants who arrived in this country with their parents when they were young children. The Democrats want to resolve the issue as part of year-end negotiations over funding the federal government. President Trump pushed back on their demands Wednesday.


What's Inside The Senate Tax Bill?

Monday, December 04, 2017

After a lightning round of changes, Senate Republicans passed a tax bill early Saturday morning. Buried in the bill are lots of details with important implications that were added before it passed.


Words You'll Hear: What's A Conference Committee?

Sunday, December 03, 2017

As the Senate and House work to create one tax bill that can pass both chambers and become law, we take a look at the phrase "conference committee" in our "Words You'll Hear" segment.


Senate Majority Leader McConnell Says Republicans Have The Votes To Pass Tax Bill

Friday, December 01, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that Senate Republicans have the votes necessary to pass their overhaul of the nation's tax code. He said this after the group held a closed-door meeting where final changes were discussed.


What The Republican Tax Bill Could Mean For Lower And Middle Income Families

Thursday, November 30, 2017

One of the sticking points among Republicans debating their tax bill is whether to make an expanded child tax credit refundable. The decision could greatly impact whether the change helps lower and middle income families.


Senate Plan For Individual Tax Cuts Could Set Congress On A Collision Course

Friday, November 17, 2017

Senate Republicans would phase out tax cuts for individuals after several years. Critics say they are both setting up future political crises, and hiding the true cost of their tax plan.


Senate Republicans Make Big Changes To Their Original Tax Bill

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Senate Republicans changed their tax bill to scrap the individual mandate on health insurance. The bill would also make many tax cuts for individuals temporary, while business tax cuts would be permanent.


Senate Republicans Unveil Tax Plan As GOP House Members Move Forward With Theirs

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Senate Republicans are unveiling their version of a tax plan, with key differences from a GOP plan that the House is advancing today. Both chambers want to pass their separate bills next week.


Republican Tax Bill Would Provide Big Cuts, But Target Popular Breaks

Thursday, November 02, 2017

House Republicans released their long-awaited bill to overhaul the nation's tax code on Thursday. The bill would provide big cuts in the tax rates for most individuals and businesses. But it also takes aim at eliminating or rolling back some popular tax breaks.