Democrats would reverse some tax cuts to fund infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Senate Democrats, voting against the Republican tax cuts that President Donald Trump signed into law wasn't opposition enough. Now they have a plan to reverse some of the tax breaks for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and put the money instead toward a $1 trillion infrastructure package.

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO , Associated Press

Another snowstorm hits the Northeast, threatens more outages

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The second big, blustery storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week brought wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of people were still waiting for the power to come back on from the previous bout.

  • Written by By KRISTEN DE GROOT , Associated Press

Fears of 'brain drain' hit West Wing amid Trump staff exits

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump once presided over a reality show in which a key cast member exited each week. The same thing seems to be happening in his White House.

  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Trump economic aide Cohn departs after trade disagreement

West Wing turmoil with staff exits; no chaos, Trump says

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump once presided over a reality show in which a key cast member exited each week. The same thing seems to be happening in his White House.

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  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Syrian troops look to split rebel-held enclave near capital

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces carried out punishing airstrikes against an opposition-held suburb of Damascus Wednesday, seeking to divide the besieged enclave in two and further squeeze rebels and tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside, state-run media and opposition activists reported.

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  • Written by By PHILIP ISSA , Associated Press