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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

Politics
April 10 2018 5:50 PMRepublicans Shrug Off Trump’s Mueller RageSenators say they’re confident the president won’t fire Robert Mueller, even if they can’t say why.
Sports
April 8 2018 8:47 PMPatrick Reed Is Golf’s Oddball Villain. He’s Also a Major Champion.
Sports
April 5 2018 5:15 PMTiger Woods’ First Round Back at the Masters Was a Thrilling Mediocrity
Politics
March 29 2018 1:09 PMPaul Ryan Hasn’t Retired Yet, but the Battle to Replace Him Has Begun
Politics
March 27 2018 6:11 PMWhen Ryan Costello Knew He Was in TroubleA retiring GOP congressman reflects on 15 months of chaos.
The Slatest
March 23 2018 2:29 PMTrump Caves, Signs Omnibus Spending Bill Into Law
The Slatest
March 22 2018 3:54 PMSenators Terrified That Rand Paul Will Make Them Work the Weekend
The Slatest
March 19 2018 8:56 PMCongress’ Mad Scramble to Stuff the Biggest Bill of the Year
Politics
March 15 2018 7:27 PMNever PelosiHow a Democratic victory complicates Nancy Pelosi’s return to power.
Politics
March 12 2018 7:49 PMThe Gun Debate Is DeadTrump’s lack of support for gun control means nothing will move.
Politics
March 7 2018 8:37 PMAfter a Texas Stumble, What Will the DCCC Do Next?A backfiring performance in Texas reveals the campaign committee’s dilemma.
The Slatest
March 1 2018 4:32 PMDemocrats Turn Trump’s Gun Control Rambling Into a Proposal
The Slatest
Feb. 26 2018 7:19 PMCongress Is Back and Stumbling Its Way Toward Gun Votes
Politics
Feb. 22 2018 5:04 PMIs This Time Different?There’s real momentum for modest gun legislation, but don’t bank on it yet.
Politics
Feb. 16 2018 2:47 PMEnoughDemocrats should stop negotiating with Republicans over Dreamers.
The Slatest
April 9 2018 5:48 PMThe CBO’s New Deficit Projections Are Even Worse Than They Seem
Politics
April 6 2018 3:32 PMThe Balanced-Budget Amendment Is Deeply StupidAnd dumb-messaging-vote season in Congress is even dumber than usual.
Books
April 4 2018 7:23 PMI Just Want to See Tiger Win AgainEveryone is eager to praise his personal redemption. But the only thing to admire is his legendary talent.
Politics
March 28 2018 4:57 PMWhy Didn’t Trump Just Take the Border Wall Deal?The president wants to satisfy his base, but he wouldn’t take yes for an answer.
Politics
March 26 2018 4:25 PMHow the March for Our Lives Can Actually WinGun control activists need to carry their momentum into the next Congress.
The Slatest
March 23 2018 11:31 AMTrump Threatens to Veto Congress’ Giant Spending Bill. Is He Serious?
Politics
March 21 2018 5:26 PMHow the Wall, Guns, and Obamacare Fared in Congress’ Giant Spending BillIt’s a mixed bag.
The Slatest
March 16 2018 1:50 PMThe Most Endangered GOP Senator Just Caught a Big Break
Politics
March 14 2018 5:21 PMDebunking Republicans’ Post-Pennsylvania SpinThe Democrat didn’t run as a conservative, and the Republican didn’t lose because of his ’stache.
The Slatest
March 8 2018 6:10 PMRepublicans Hate Trump’s Tariffs, but Won’t Do Anything About Them
Politics
March 5 2018 8:23 PMRepublicans in Congress Try to Gently Dissuade Trump from Tariffs
Politics
Feb. 28 2018 7:26 PMDonald Trump’s Gun Control LovefestHow long will it last?
The Slatest
Feb. 23 2018 3:21 PMThe Florida Senate Race Is Already About GunsAnd Rick Scott hasn’t even declared yet.
Politics
Feb. 20 2018 5:55 PMCongress Focuses on Leftover Gun Bill After Florida ShootingBut what “revisions” does Trump want?
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2018 4:13 PMSenate Rejects All of Its Immigration Bills

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