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Tag: Senate Finance Committee

Democratic senators call for investigation of tax avoidance by the ultrawealthy

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse demanded an investigation into how the rich use “legal tax loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of income taxes.”

The ultra wealthy have hijacked Roth IRAs. The Senate Finance chair...

Sen. Ron Wyden, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said he planned to rein in tax breaks for gargantuan Roth retirement accounts after ProPublica exposed how the super rich used them to shield their fortunes from taxes.

Senate Finance Committee deals a blow to Big Pharma

As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.

Should former Big Pharma CEO be in charge of regulating Big...

The Senate Finance Committee responsible for the decision has a long history with Big Pharma.

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Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.