Heather Long

Washington Post

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Heather Long is an economics correspondent for the Washington Post and a former senior markets and economy writer for CNN Money.

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The Republican tax bill offers most American taxpayers a cut in the short-term.

New tax bill, old inequalities

The Republican tax bill offers most American taxpayers a cut in the short-term.

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President Trump today hosted two Republican Senators at the White House with a  new bill  that they say would cut legal immigration in half in 10 years.

Trump to support high-skilled immigrants over families

President Trump today hosted two Republican Senators at the White House with a new bill that they say would cut legal immigration in half in 10 years.

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