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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

The Slatest
July 10 2017 4:38 PMGOP Senators Return From Recess to Find Even Worse Prospects for Their Health Care Bill
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 30 2017 3:26 PMCan Ted Cruz Smash the Senate Health Care Logjam?The newest potential path to passage comes from an unlikely source.
Politics
June 29 2017 6:52 PMAbout That Tax Cut for the RichRepublicans are now seriously considering keeping the Obamacare investment tax after all.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 28 2017 4:12 PMWhy the Republicans’ Fantasy Health Care Timetable Crashed Into RealityHow many holdout senators are persuadable?
The Slatest
June 26 2017 7:51 PMThe Senate Health Care Bill Is Stalled. What Now?
The Slatest
June 23 2017 3:45 PMRepublican Sen. Dean Heller Trashes Senate Health Care Bill, Says He’s a “No”
Politics
June 22 2017 7:17 PMWe Know How This EndsDissent is all part of the script. Trumpcare is right where Republicans want it.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 21 2017 4:09 PMWill the Senate Parliamentarian Halt the Republican AHCA?How abortion politics and Mitch McConnell’s love of the filibuster affect the legislation’s chances.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 19 2017 4:36 PMWhy Would Moderate Republicans Vote for Such a Harsh Health Care Bill?Plus, an attempt to figure out if Mitch McConnell really cares about health policy.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 16 2017 3:27 PMThe Crazy Procedural Tricks Mitch McConnell Has up His SleeveAnd how long could Democrats delay the GOP’s health care legislation?
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 14 2017 5:15 PMHow Long Can Senate Republicans Keep Their Health Care Bill Secret?Is the GOP strategy smart—or just arrogant?
Politics
June 12 2017 4:44 PMThe Senate’s Big SecretWhy Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators don’t want anyone to see their health care bill.
Politics
June 8 2017 6:27 PMThe Meaning of HopeRepublicans are resting their defense of President Trump on one word and zero context.
Politics
May 31 2017 4:42 PMGames Before RecessHow the latest stupid, pointless debt ceiling confrontation is going to play out.
The Slatest
May 26 2017 2:29 PMGreg Gianforte Apologized to Reporter Only After His Smear Campaign Worked
The Trumpcare Tracker
July 10 2017 2:46 PMIs Trumpcare Doomed?At least a dozen Republican senators currently oppose the bill.
The Slatest
June 30 2017 12:12 PM“Repeal First, Replace Later” Is Back. Let’s Remember Why That Was Stupid.
The Slatest
June 29 2017 5:07 PMNew CBO Report on Trumpcare Lays Out the Long-Term Damage the GOP Hoped People Wouldn't Notice
Politics
June 27 2017 6:56 PMThe Bill LivesGOP senators delay the health care vote, but Trumpcare is still very much in play. 
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 26 2017 4:58 PMCounting the “No” VotesDoes the GOP bill allow states to spend Medicaid funds on stadiums?
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 23 2017 2:36 PMAn All-Out Assault on MedicaidThe Senate health care bill does to Medicaid what Republicans did to welfare in the ’90s.
The Slatest
June 22 2017 1:12 PMRight on Schedule, Senate Conservatives Are Throwing a Fit Over Health Care
Politics
June 20 2017 7:25 PMNo Time to TalkAwaiting the Senate’s health care “discussion draft” with only a few days left to discuss.
Politics
June 16 2017 5:37 PMCan Republicans Actually Pass the AHCA in Two Weeks?And can Democrats do anything to stop them?
Politics
June 14 2017 5:49 PM“I’m Numb All Over”Members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats alike, were deeply shaken by Wednesday’s shooting at a baseball field.
Politics
June 13 2017 7:10 PMAnxiety of the Capitol Hill Press MobWhy congressional reporters are bracing for a crackdown.
Politics
June 9 2017 6:01 PMTrumpcare Is on the MarchSenate Republicans are down to the nitty-gritty. Passing a bill could be next.
Politics
June 6 2017 6:51 PMThe Senate Hasn’t Given Up on Trumpcare YetOne day after doomsaying, Republican Senators are now optimistic about Trumpcare.
Politics
May 30 2017 5:00 PMTrumpcare TranslatorDonald Trump’s tweets about the AHCA and Congress are indecipherable gibberish.
Politics
May 25 2017 10:02 PMSee No Evil TrumpcareSenate Republicans are pretending the AHCA simply doesn’t exist.

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