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What You Need To Know About The Trump Administration’s Ties To Russia

New revelations from the U.S. intelligence community about potentially illegal communications between members of the Trump administration and Russian officials, which led to Michael Flynn resigning as national security advisor Monday, have increased calls for a wider investigation of Trump’s murky ties to Russia. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s Next For Hillary Clinton?

Despite her presidential loss, Hillary Clinton is making moves to secure her legacy and stay a relevant voice in American politics. Here are some of her future plans:
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Eliminating Stock-Dividend Taxes

As part of his tax-cut plan, President Bush has proposed abolishing taxes on stock dividends—a move critics say primarily benefits the rich. What do you think?
  • "Oh, thank God. I've dreamed of sending my child to college, but those dividend taxes were eating me alive."

    Marc Vargas Roofer
  • "A tax cut? With war looming and a projected federal budget deficit? Does Bush know the U.S. can't borrow from its dad?"

    Ben Graham Systems Analyst
  • "As a cash-fattened plutocrat, I require no more money. So to our president I say 'No, thank you' to these tax cuts."

    Irwin Edwards Industrialist
  • "Maybe this will inspire America's poor to not be so poor all the time."

    Linda Oberst Teacher
  • "What's the problem here? If taxes are cut for the rich, that means they'll be able to tip more. There's just no pleasing some people."

    Marla Robichaud Dentist
  • "It makes sense. Those people making money on stock dividends didn't do any work, so why should they have to pay any taxes?"

    Sam Hopkins File Clerk
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