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Donald Trump tax cut: Huge, vague and likely mild boost for economy

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President Donald Trump‘s team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would lighten Americans’ financial burdens, ignite economic growth and vastly simplify tax filing. Yet the proposal so far remains short of vital details, including how it would be paid for. And based on the few specifics spelled out so far, most experts suggest that it would add little to growth while swelling the budget deficit and potentially handing large windfalls to wealthier taxpayers. Trump’s plan would replace the current seven…

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Marco Rubio featured on ‘Nightline’ tonight

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Charlie Crist will announce his plan to leave the Republican Party today and run as an Independent in the U.S. Senate race, according to reports. The reason he’s leaving, poll-leading Republican opponent Marco Rubio, will receive a national showcase on Thursday’s “Nightline.” “Nightline” co-anchor Terry Moran will interview Rubio in Coral Gables tomorrow. ABC News said that Moran also will ask the Cuban-American candidate “about Arizona’s proposed immigration law, the economic stimulus, the Tea Party movement, and what his candidacy says…

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Kathy Castor to speak to Tiger Bay

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Fresh from a ride on Air Force One, two-term U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor pays her first visit to the Tiger’s Den. We just heard from Bill Young, and Kathy Castor is Pinellas’ other representative in Congress, with a district that includes most of south St. Petersburg as well as all of Tampa and a slice of Manatee County. With control of the presidency and big majorities in both houses of Congress, Democrats figured to be running up the score in…

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