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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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Sept. 21 2018 1:45 PMMitch McConnell Says That Kavanaugh Will Be Confirmed. Should We Believe Him?
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Sept. 19 2018 6:05 PMRepublicans Are Getting Away With ItThe prospect of a hearing without Christine Blasey Ford is a trap, and Democrats are walking into it.
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Sept. 13 2018 9:38 PMAndrew Cuomo Trounces Cynthia Nixon in New York Primary
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Sept. 4 2018 5:40 AMThe Fights Democrats Will Pick During the Kavanaugh HearingsThis is Democrats’ last chance to make a scene. What will they do?
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Aug. 28 2018 5:12 PMThe GOP Is Scared of Putting John McCain’s Name on a Building Currently Named After a Segregationist
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Aug. 25 2018 11:20 PMI Didn’t Want to Admire John McCainBut once I started covering him in Congress, I couldn’t help it.
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Aug. 22 2018 7:41 PMDemocrats Really Don’t Want to Talk About Impeachment Right Now
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Aug. 21 2018 1:49 PMSusan Collins Hears What She Wants to Hear on Abortion From Brett Kavanaugh
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Aug. 16 2018 5:56 PMWhat if Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Have the Votes?Contemplating a post-Pelosi House Democratic leadership.
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Aug. 13 2018 3:50 PMUnpopular Donald Trump Blames Popular John Kasich for GOP’s Near-Loss in Ohio
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Aug. 10 2018 5:21 PMRepublicans Plow Forward With Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Date, Documents Be Damned
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Aug. 9 2018 7:23 AMHow to Turn Out Young Voters? Remind Them of Their Power.And don’t call them millennials.
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Aug. 3 2018 4:35 PMIt Will Take Months to Get Kavanaugh’s RecordsRepublicans don’t care.
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July 31 2018 5:04 PM“What Are They Hiding?”The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight has escalated rapidly.
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July 30 2018 12:48 PMRand Paul Announces Support for Brett Kavanaugh
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Sept. 19 2018 6:44 PMWhy Is Tiger Woods Even Here?For four days, I watched the greatest golfer of all time try to sweat his way to victory. I wanted it as much as he did.
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Sept. 18 2018 6:58 PMNo One Really Wants This HearingRepublicans don’t really want Christine Blasey Ford to have “the opportunity to be heard,” and Democrats are in no rush to make it happen.
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Sept. 4 2018 5:58 PMDemocrats Wasted Day OneThey need to move on from their Kavanaugh document obsession and focus on what really matters.
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Aug. 29 2018 12:08 AMMartha McSally’s GOP Primary Win in Arizona Means Capturing the Senate Just Got Tougher for Democrats
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Aug. 27 2018 5:52 PMWard WinsEven if Kelli Ward can’t top Tuesday’s Arizona Senate primary, she and her fellow Trump Republicans have taken over John McCain’s state.
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Aug. 24 2018 5:50 AMThe Hot Seats: Republicans Are Stuck With Duncan Hunter on the BallotYour weekly guide to the midterms’ most-talked-about races.
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Aug. 21 2018 7:56 PMRep. Duncan Hunter, Wife Indicted for Rampant Misuse of Campaign Funds
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Aug. 17 2018 3:43 PMThe Hot Seats: Arpaio Aims for Revenge, Kansas Goes CrazyYour weekly guide to the midterms’ most talked-about races.
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Aug. 15 2018 4:12 PMHey, at Least Tim Pawlenty Is Gone
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Aug. 12 2018 8:30 PMTiger Woods Is Back! (Also, Some Other Guy Won the PGA Championship)
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Aug. 10 2018 5:55 AMThe Hot Seats: A Trump Ally Hangs By a Thread, and a Democrat Curses SocialismYour weekly guide to the midterms most talked about races.
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Aug. 6 2018 3:23 PMObamacare Repeal Will Definitely Return if Republicans Hold Congress
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Aug. 3 2018 11:51 AMThe Hot Seats: Republicans Are Barely Hanging On in Ohio, and Bigfoot PornA look at the week’s developments in key midterm races.
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July 30 2018 3:48 PMTrump Annoys Congressional Republicans Yet Again With Shutdown Threat
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July 27 2018 2:32 PMWhat Jim Jordan’s Speakership Bid Is Really About

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