Jim Newell
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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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April 5 2017 6:36 PMHouse Republicans Have Failed AgainAnother week, another thwarted health care deal.
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April 4 2017 1:57 PMNo Deal YetIs zombie Trumpcare actually going anywhere?
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March 30 2017 4:37 PMZombie Trumpcare Isn’t Going AnywhereThe president and Congressional Republicans are trying to guilt trip the Freedom Caucus into reviving the AHCA. It won’t work.
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March 28 2017 5:13 PMNancy Pelosi Has LeverageShe also has a plan on how to use it.
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March 24 2017 7:38 PMWhy Trumpcare FailedYou can’t unite a party that is fundamentally divided.
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March 23 2017 8:07 PMPaul Ryan Unleashed Hell on HimselfHis compromises on Trumpcare are making it harder, not easier, to pass.
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March 22 2017 1:59 PMWhy Fixing Trumpcare Is ImpossibleThere’s a secret, cynical reason Paul Ryan can’t give conservatives what they want on the American Health Care Act.
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March 17 2017 3:22 PMTrumpcare Got a Big Endorsement Friday. It Still Doesn’t Have the Votes.
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March 14 2017 6:13 PMTrumpcare Is DoomedUnless Republican leaders make fundamental changes.
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March 13 2017 12:38 PMHalf MeasuresWhy is the GOP trying to do some of its favored health care reform changes and not others?
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March 8 2017 6:43 PMAny Objections? Yes, Please!A disastrous day of congressional markup shows just how hard it’s going to be for Republicans to pass Trumpcare.
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March 6 2017 4:30 PMBlame ReinceUnnamed White House officials are blaming the chief of staff for the president’s unhinged behavior. Hmm.
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March 2 2017 2:51 PMPlenty of Republicans Are Calling on Sessions to Recuse Himself. Paul Ryan’s Not One of Them.
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Feb. 27 2017 5:47 PMHow the GOP Plans to Kill ObamacareIt’s the same strategy the Democrats used to pass Obamacare.
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Feb. 15 2017 2:56 PMHow Andy Puzder’s Nomination for Labor Secretary Was Killed
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April 4 2017 6:21 PMNever Forget Merrick GarlandWhy Democrats have to go through with a filibuster of Neil Gorsuch.
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April 3 2017 2:01 PMDemocrats Have the Votes to Filibuster Neil Gorsuch. He’s Still Getting on the Supreme Court.
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March 29 2017 4:36 PMLet the Scapegoating Commence!House Republicans have begun their desperate and pathetic attempts to deflect blame for the AHCA debacle.
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March 27 2017 6:54 PMCan the GOP Actually Pass Tax Reform?Probably not. But they can still do a huge, temporary, deficit-busting tax cut!
The Slatest
March 23 2017 10:47 PMTrumpcare Is Coming to a House Vote. It Could Even Pass.
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March 22 2017 5:57 PMWe're One Day Before Showtime, and Trumpcare Still Doesn't Have the Votes
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March 21 2017 4:46 PMTrump Still Hasn’t ClosedHis signature legislative priority—repeal and replace Obamacare—doesn’t yet have the votes.
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March 16 2017 6:26 PMNobody’s HappyConservative and moderate Republicans both hate Trumpcare, and one of them is going to have to budge.
The Slatest
March 13 2017 7:36 PMRepublicans Have Absolutely No Idea How to Handle This Awful CBO Report
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March 9 2017 1:37 PMPaul Ryan, About Seven Years Too Late, Explains Why Full Repeal Would Be a Disaster
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March 7 2017 7:46 PMWill Conservatives Kill Trumpcare?The revolt against the American Health Care Act is being led by the party’s right wing.
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March 3 2017 4:16 PMConservatives Are Losing the Health Care FightAnd Paul Ryan is fine with that.
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March 1 2017 1:09 AMDonald Trump Nearly Resolved the Major GOP Health Care SplitInstead, both sides are claiming victory and the fight goes on.
The Slatest
Feb. 16 2017 3:42 PMIf Donald Trump Wants to Stop Leaks, He Should Run a Less Awful Administration
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Feb. 14 2017 5:23 PMHow Deeply Will Republicans Allow the Michael Flynn Scandal to Be Probed?

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