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U.S. tax day arrives late with IRS behind on millions of returns

By Laura Davison | Bloomberg Monday brings a close to what tax advisers have dubbed the “never-ending tax season,” with the IRS scrambling to cope with repeated changes in law that offered just a foretaste of the challenges to come — with President Joe Biden pressing for a raft of higher levies and stepped-up audits. Since the start of the pandemic, Congress authorized three rounds of stimulus checks, temporary expansions to tax credits and deductions, and repeated rule changes on the treatment ...
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Conversation with Sens. Capito, Manchin Focuses on Fostering Bipartisanship in Washington

Washington, D.C. – May 13, 2021 (nar.realtor) The senior and junior United States senators from West Virginia joined the National Association of Realtors® today for a session at the 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings(link is external). Sens. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin sat down with NAR’s Chief Advocacy Officer Shannon McGahn to share their unique insight into bipartisanship and the importance of personal relationships to having success in the nation’s capital. Senator Manc...
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Liz Cheney hinted that Trump and Kevin McCarthy may have talked about setting their stories straight on the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Fox's Chris Wallace suggested that Trump and McCarthy may have spoken about coordinating their stories on the Capitol riot. Rep. Cheney suggested that McCarthy was withholding information about his conversations with Trump. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership role last week for refusing to back Trump's election-fraud claims. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney has suggested that House Mi...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, House, News UK, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol


A Republican congressman who denied there was an insurrection and likened Capitol rioters to 'tourists' was photographed barricading the chamber doors against them

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., second from top left, and security barricade the door of the House chamber as rioters disrupt the joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Photo By Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A GOP lawmaker who claimed there was "no insurrection" on January 6 was photographed barricading the House during the siege. Rep. Andrew Clyde said the rioters on January 6 resembled a "normal tourist visit." But the...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Trump, Clyde, Capitol, Electoral College, Tom Williams, Andrew Clyde, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Thomas Colson, Grace Panetta, Capitol Riot


Biden administration to kick-start $300 monthly child-tax-credit checks to parents on July 15

President Joe Biden at the White House. Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration said it would start issuing advance child-tax-credit payments on July 15. A check would be issued on the 15th of every month unless the day is a holiday or weekend. An estimated 39 million households would receive the cash without needing to sign up for it. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration announced Monday that it would kick-start advance payments of ...
Tags: Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Treasury, Biden, Irs, Treasury Department, Joseph Zeballos Roig, The American Rescue Plan, American Families Plan


Biden administration to kickstart $300 monthly child tax credit checks to parents on July 15

President Joe Biden at the White House. Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration said it would start issuing advanced child tax credit payments on July 15. It would be issued the 15th of every month unless it falls on a holiday. Treasury and IRS estimate 39 million households will receive the cash without needing to sign up for it. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration announced Monday it is kickstarting the first advanced payments of ...
Tags: Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Treasury, Biden, Irs, Treasury Department, Joseph Zeballos Roig


Top Stories this AM: 'uncomfortable' Gates revelations; Matt Gaetz on 'naughty favors'; has Musk made the Bitcoin bubble burst?

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today:Bill Gates crafted a public image as a likable, nerdy do-gooder. Office affairs, 'uncomfortable' workplace behavior, and Epstein ties exposed cracks in his facade. Matt Gaetz deflects accusations he paid for 'naughty favors,' says the corruption actually lies in legislative earmarks. "I'm b...
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10 Things in Politics: Lawmakers are sick of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Good morning! We hope you had a great weekend. Today is Tax Day.Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:How Marjorie Taylor Greene became the Voldemort of CongressIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls for a cease-fireThe demise of 'thoughts and prayers'One thing to lo...
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CDC director says the agency was not pressured by politicians to ease up on face mask guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky REUTERS CDC director says pressure from lawmakers did not play a role in the mask guideline change. Earlier this week, Rochelle Walensky was met with criticism from lawmakers about the prior face mask policy. However, in an interview with Fox News, Sunday Walensky confirmed that science was behind the shift. See more stories on Insider's business page. The director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said that pressure from lawmakers did not ...
Tags: News, Congress, Abc, Cdc, Senate, Trends, Fox News, Vaccine, Wallace, Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID, Rochelle Walensky, Walensky, Taylor Ardrey


Rep. Liz Cheney says there's 'no question' that another attack similar to the January 6 riot could occur

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney says that an attack similar to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could occur again. "We have to recognize how quickly things can unravel," she said. Cheney, who was ousted from House GOP leadership, has steadfastly rejected Trump's election claims. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said on Sunday that there's "no question" that an attack similar...
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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he would 'love to move on' from Trump, slams McCarthy for giving 'his leadership card' to the former president

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Rep. Kinzinger criticized Republicans who are giving contradictory opinions about Trump's influence. "You can't say he's the leader and then say we have to move on," he said. Kinzinger criticized GOP leader McCarthy for effectively handing over power to the former president. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Sunday criticized Republicans who have expressed a de...
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Jeff Bezos' support for Biden's corporate tax hike means nothing if Amazon can still dodge paying their fair share in taxes

Protesters carry a banner that says, Tax Bezos, while marching to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' mansion in Beverly Hills, California on October 4, 2020 Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offered his support last month for Biden's corporate tax plan. But Amazon and other large companies have avoided paying their share in taxes for years. The Biden administration must close corporate tax loopholes or companies like Amazon will keep skirting the bill. ...
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Liz Cheney said more Republicans would've voted to impeach Trump but were in fear for their lives

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., conduct a news conference after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on September 23, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney said some GOP lawmakers feared the consequences of opposing Donald Trump. Cheney said some GOP voted not to impeach Trump not because they thought he was innocent but out of fear. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position l...
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Mitt Romney rebuked some of his Republican Senate colleagues, calling January 6 Capitol riots an 'insurrection against the Constitution'

Sen. Mitt Romney speaks during a news conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on December 1, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney rebuked some of his Republican colleagues after a hearing about the January 6 Capitol insurrection. Romney reiterated the riots at the Capitol amounted to "an insurrection against the Constitution." Several Republicans at a hearing on Wednesday downplayed the insurrection, which resulted in five deat...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Gop, Missouri, Mitt Romney, Republican, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Riot, Trump, Igor Bobic, Capitol


GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's 'offended' by House Republicans minimizing the Capitol riot

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), foreground, speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing as Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) listens. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticized House GOP efforts to downplay the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. "I'm offended by that," Murkowski told CNN. "This was not a peaceful protest." Murkowski said she would be open to backing an investigation examining the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski o...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Gop, Alaska, House, Arizona, Senate Appropriations Committee, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Pearl Harbor, Justice Department


Marjorie Taylor Greene said that she's the victim of Democrat bullying when questioned about her hounding of AOC

Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., arrives at the Hyatt Regency for new member orientation in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is the one who is a victim of bullying, not Democrats. She listed a handful of grievances on Newsmax, re-casting her taunting of AOC as "citizen lobbying." "They're the ones that are completely out of line," she told the rightwing network. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Trends, Cnn, Missouri, Washington Dc, News UK, Capitol Hill, Michael, Bush, Aoc, Democratic Party, Kelly, Newman, National Guardsmen


Meghan McCain slams Marjorie Taylor Greene for making Republicans look like 'psychotic barbarians'

Meghan McCain, left, accused Marjorie Taylor Greene, right, of"behaving like an animal." Getty Images Meghan McCain has accused Marjorie Taylor Greene of "behaving like an animal." She also said that Greene is making all Republicans look like "psychotic barbarians." McCain's Twitter thread was in response to a 2019 video of Greene harassing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. See more stories on Insider's business page. Meghan McCain slammed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for making all Republi...
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Marvel actor Blondy Baruti, who starred in 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2,' launched BePerk, a social network designed to give people more control

Marvel actor and BePerk CEO Blondy Baruti. Bobby Quillard Marvel actor Blondy Baruti has launched BePerk, a social network aimed at giving users control. Baruti spoke with Insider about designing the app. "I believe in this, so I invested everything that I made in the last four years," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Back in 2017, Marvel actor Blondy Baruti was watching a few model friends post on social media, hungry for likes and followers, when he decided ther...
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Bidenomics has been hit with a weak jobs report, gas shortages, and inflation fears. The White House says it isn't getting knocked off course.

President Joe Biden. T.J. Kirkpatrick-Pool/Getty Images Biden grappled with a string of disappointing economic news in May, posing a major test for his plans. But the White House appears intent on pushing ahead with another $4 trillion in spending programs. The GOP is stepping up their attacks, criticizing the proposals as job-killers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past seven days has been the toughest stretch yet for Bidenomics - the product of President Joe Biden&#...
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AOC said Marjorie Taylor Greene is 'deeply unwell' after a video of Greene taunting her through a letterbox resurfaced

Marjorie Taylor Greene in a 2019 video outside Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' office. CNN/Insider Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is "deeply unwell" Friday. Earlier, a 2019 video had resurfaced of Greene taunting her through her office door. On Wednesday, Greene hounded AOC through the halls of Congress, screaming about "radical socialism." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Rep. Marjorie Taylor G...
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Tax Refunds Delayed As Filing Deadline Draws Near

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Biden sets a Tuesday deadline for the GOP to bring him an infrastructure counterproposal

President Joe Biden. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The GOP introduced a $568 billion counterproposal to Biden's $4 trillion infrastructure plan last month. Biden wants that GOP group to present another counterproposal to his plan by Tuesday. This week, Biden met with a series of lawmakers to attempt to reach a bipartisan compromise on infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly every day this week, President Joe Biden met with different groups of influent...
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Biden sets a Tuesday deadline for the GOP to bring him an infrastructure counter-proposal

President Joe Biden. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The GOP introduced a $568 billion counter-proposal to Biden's $4 trillion infrastructure plan last month. Biden wants that GOP group to present another counter-proposal to his plan by Tuesday. This week, Biden met with a series of lawmakers to attempt to reach a bipartisan compromise on infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly every day this week, President Joe Biden met with different groups of influe...
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Just 45% of House Republicans say they've been vaccinated while 100% of congressional Democrats say they've gotten the shot

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, speaks with fellow Republican Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio (right) and Louie Gohmert of Texas, during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against then-President Donald Trump on December 12, 2019. Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Every Democratic lawmaker in the House and Senate says they've received a COVID-19 vaccine. But just 45% of House Republicans say they've been vaccinated, while fou...
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Mark Zuckerberg turns 37 on Friday. Here's a look into the life, career, and controversies surrounding the billionaire Facebook CEO.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates his 37th birthday on May 14, 2021. Zuckerberg grew up outside of New York City and dropped out of Harvard after founding Facebook. Today, he's worth $114 billion and has grown Facebook into a social networking behemoth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his gene...
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Rep. Eric Swalwell slams Marjorie Taylor Greene's spokesman during mask confrontation: 'You don't tell me what to f---ing do'

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) arrives for a House Republican caucus candidate forum to replace outgoing conference chair, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) at the Capitol on May 13, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images "You don't tell me what to f---ing do," Rep. Eric Swalwell told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's spokesman on Friday The confrontation came after Greene's staffer told Swalwell to take off his mask at the Capitol. The CDC announced on Thursday that fully-vaccinated peopl...
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Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?

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Inside Trulieve's $2.1 billion deal

CannTrust Barbara Corbellini Duarte/ Business Insider Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.The biggest US cannabis companies - including Trulieve, Green Thumb Industries, and Curaleaf - reported strong earnings this week. But their stock prices still fell, for the most part.Why's that?"I thi...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene vandalized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guest book and taunted her in a deleted 2019 video

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia. Susan Walsh/AP Before Marjorie Taylor Greene ran for office, she taunted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the Capitol. In a deleted video unearthed by CNN, Greene insulted Ocasio-Cortez and vandalized her guest book. One of Greene's associates, Anthony Aguero, entered the Capitol with pro-Trump rioters in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. Before Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene ran for office, she and a few associates tra...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene vandalized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guestbook and taunted her in a deleted 2019 video

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on February 5, 2021. Susan Walsh/AP Before Marjorie Taylor Greene ran for office, she traveled to the US Capitol and taunted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In a deleted video unearthed by CNN, Greene insulted Ocasio-Cortez and vandalized her guestbook. One of Greene's associates, Anthony Aguero, entered the Capitol with pro-Trump rioters on Jan. 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. Befor...
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