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Ben & Jerry's co-founder wants to pay more taxes: Here's why.

In a somewhat uncanny turn of events, several hundred millionaires, including Ben & Jerry’s co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, penned a letter to Congress making a rather unusual request: They wanted Republicans to increase taxes on the wealthy.

Pass-through taxes could determine future of Senate tax reform plan

While the House pushed forward with approving its tax reform plan on Thursday, the Senate may taken a step in the opposite direction: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Minn.) announced that he would not support the bill because of its lack of provisions for pass-through businesses, endangering an already razor-thin Republican Senate majority.