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Senate GOP prepares to release tax plan

Senate Republicans plan to unveil their tax plan on Thursday, according to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. No official word yet on how it will differ from the version first released by House Republicans last week, although Axios' Caitlin Owens recently provided a preview.

Why it matters: McConnell's announcement means the GOP remains on schedule to get a bill on President Trump's desk by year-end. But, at the same time, it's much easier to introduce complicated legislation than to get it passed.

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Big Tech's reprieve may be short

Tech companies got a brief reprieve after Mark Zuckerberg cleared the low bar for his two days of testimony on Capitol Hill earlier this month.

Reproduced from Inaugural Tech Media Telecom Pulse Survey, HarrisX; Chart: Axios Visuals

The big picture: But the chart above, from a poll by Stagwell's Harris X research consultancy (2,546 Americans polled online April 12-13, right after the Facebook hearings), shows Americans are far from satisfied with the status quo.