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Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk Reform

Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk ReformA gun-owning Dallas politician said he won’t support the National Rifle Association holding its annual convention in his city this year after last week’s Florida school shooting unless the group will discuss gun law reform.



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Teen Survivors Of Florida Shooting To March On Washington For Gun Law Reform

Teen Survivors Of Florida Shooting To March On Washington For Gun Law ReformA group of students who survived the Wednesday mass shooting at a Florida high school are organizing a nationwide march to demand lawmakers make ending gun violence a priority.



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Broward County Sheriff Says Officials 'Will Not Get Re-Elected' Without Push For Gun Reform

Broward County Sheriff Says Officials 'Will Not Get Re-Elected' Without Push For Gun ReformAt least, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is hoping it is.



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Trump Suggests Comprehensive Immigration Reform If He Gets His Border Wall

Trump Suggests Comprehensive Immigration Reform If He Gets His Border WallWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is open to a deal that would pair protections for undocumented young people with border security, and would be willing to address “comprehensive immigration reform” later.



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Iran president goes all-in on reform push after unrest

Iran president goes all-in on reform push after unrestPresident Hassan Rouhani went all-in on Monday with a push for greater civil liberties in the wake of the deadly unrest that rocked Iran in recent days. It was a radical call to arms for change, one that has grown more pressing for the reformist faction as it became, for once, the target of the protests that swept the country for several days over the new year. Since May, his failure to appoint any women to his cabinet or make any progress on freeing political prisoners has left many disillusioned with the moderate president and his reformist allies.



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Barclays expects $1.3 billion writedown from U.S. tax reform

Barclays expects $  1.3 billion writedown from U.S. tax reformBy Ben Martin LONDON (Reuters) – Barclays expects to take a writedown of about 1 billion pounds ($ 1.34 billion) on its annual post-tax profit as a result of the U.S. tax overhaul, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday. The reform to the tax system signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec. 22 will force the British lender to reduce the value of its deferred tax assets, prompting it to take a one-off charge in its results for the 12 months to the end of December. Since taking the helm at Barclays in December 2015, Chief Executive Jes Staley has streamlined the bank into a transatlantic lender focused on the United States and Britain.



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Trump on cusp of tax reform victory as wavering Republicans pledge support

Trump on cusp of tax reform victory as wavering Republicans pledge supportSenators Marco Rubio and Bob Corker had both expressed reservations about the landmark legislation, but they said they were now on board. Mr Corker, a Tennessee Republican who has feuded publicly with Donald Trump, said he would back the legislation despite concerns about the measure inflating the deficit. A Congressional Budget Office analysis of a version of the legislation found it would add some $ 1.4 trillion to the deficit, but supporters argue surging economic growth would offset that.



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Trump toasts major tax reform victory calling Republicans 'unbeatable' after Senate passes bill

Trump toasts major tax reform victory calling Republicans 'unbeatable' after Senate passes billPresident Donald Trump has called his fellow Republicans “unbeatable” as he revels in the passage through the Senate of a sweeping tax reform bill which should secure his first major legislative victory since entering office. In a 51-49 pre-dawn vote, Republicans approved a measure that Mr Trump claimed was “the largest tax cut in the history of our country”, but will seemingly benefit the wealthiest Americans most and would also add $ 1 trillion to the national debt over 10 years. Calling it “one of the big nights”, Mr Trump swept into New York for a number of political fundraising events delighted at the thought of the largest changes to tax laws since the 1980s.



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President Trump appears to mock Asian leaders during speech on tax reform

President Trump appears to mock Asian leaders during speech on tax reformSome are speculating the president's body language during a speech on tax reform earlier this week was an attempt to mock Asian political leaders.



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A Popular Voting Reform Could Add 22 Million Americans To The Rolls, Analysis Shows

A Popular Voting Reform Could Add 22 Million Americans To The Rolls, Analysis ShowsSimply changing how people are offered the opportunity to register to vote could result in 22 million people being added to voter rolls across the United States, according to a new analysis.



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