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  • Democrats introduce bill to tax overseas-profit companies leaving the U.S.

    Senate Democrats are trying to give corporations another reason not to move their headquarters out of the U.S. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Dick Durbin of Illinois introduced a bill Friday that would make companies pay taxes on their foreign income held abroad before completing tax inversions....

  • Senators look to lame-duck session to pass Internet sales tax bill

    Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.

  • Republicans introduce bill to hobble NLRB

    Senate Republicans introduced legislation Tuesday to radically overhaul the federal National Labor Relations Board, saying it has become a tool of special interests.

  • AP Interview: Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarters overseas. Durbin's opponent in the November election, Republican dairy entrepreneur and state Sen. Jim Oberweis, has called the Democrat's...

  • Democratic senators appeal directly to Burger King CEO to stop inversion

    In a letter addressed to Burger King CEO Daniel S. Schwartz, Majority Whip Dick Durbin and four other senators urged the company to back out of the deal to merge with Canadian chain Tim Hortons and move the combined company's headquarters to Canada.

  • Durbin: Pentagon should review police gear program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review a program that provides high-powered rifles and other surplus military equipment to civilian police departments across the country. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois said he has long been concerned...

  • Dick Durbin to Walgreens: You didn't build that

    Walgreens purchased a European-based drugstore chain. The U.S. has really high corporate taxes. As this new joint company decides where to base itself, the U.S.'s high corporate tax rates may play a role.



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