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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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Feb. 23 2018 3:21 PMThe Florida Senate Race Is Already About GunsAnd Rick Scott hasn’t even declared yet.
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Feb. 20 2018 5:55 PMCongress Focuses on Leftover Gun Bill After Florida ShootingBut what “revisions” does Trump want?
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Feb. 15 2018 4:13 PMSenate Rejects All of Its Immigration Bills
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Feb. 14 2018 7:17 PMCan a Moderate Immigration Bill Squeeze Through the Senate?The “Common Sense Caucus” tries a last-ditch effort to bridge the partisan divide.
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Feb. 12 2018 7:42 PMThe Senate Has Kicked Off Its Debate on ImmigrationCan anything come of it?
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Feb. 8 2018 11:13 PMThe Government Will Shut Down Because Rand Paul Is Mad
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Feb. 7 2018 6:08 PMHow Hard Will House Democrats Push for Dreamers?Nancy Pelosi’s marathon speech is an impressive demonstration of stamina. But what’s the strategy?
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Feb. 5 2018 9:55 PMThe Big SqueezeHouse Republicans try to jam Senate Democrats in the latest shutdown battle.
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Jan. 31 2018 12:45 AMForget About ItTrump’s State of the Union proposals won’t change anything in Congress.
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Jan. 29 2018 5:55 AMAll I Watch Is TrashMy pop culture diet since November 2016: absolute, unadulterated crap. It’s a blast!
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Jan. 22 2018 3:58 PMWhy Democrats CavedIt’s what you do when you’ve lost.
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Jan. 20 2018 7:10 PMHow the Shutdown EndsHopes of a “weekend shutdown” have faded, leaving the public to declare a winner.
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Jan. 19 2018 1:46 PMShutdown Update: Could a Deal Be In the Works?
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Jan. 18 2018 4:51 PMA Government Shutdown Just Got Much More Likely
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Jan. 17 2018 1:08 PMThe “Crap Sandwich” DebateConservatives consider whether to accept another continuing resolution or push for more.
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Feb. 22 2018 5:04 PMIs This Time Different?There’s real momentum for modest gun legislation, but don’t bank on it yet.
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Feb. 16 2018 2:47 PMEnoughDemocrats should stop negotiating with Republicans over Dreamers.
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Feb. 15 2018 2:11 PMThe Trump Administration Is Trying Everything in Its Power to Kill the Senate’s Immigration Deal.
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Feb. 13 2018 5:09 PMSenate Begins Historic Immigration Debate With Twitter BickeringNot a great start.
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Feb. 9 2018 7:16 AMCongress Finally Has a BudgetBut still no path for Dreamers.
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Feb. 8 2018 2:43 PMHouse Democrats Are Totally Confused About Whether to Block the Budget Deal
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Feb. 6 2018 7:27 PMAll Eyes on NancyWill House Democrats accept a budget deal without a DACA fix?
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Jan. 31 2018 1:31 PMTrey Gowdy, Former Chair of the Benghazi Committee, Is Retiring
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Jan. 29 2018 4:29 PMAltered StateTrump reduces the State of the Union to its irrelevant essence.
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Jan. 26 2018 4:37 PMDead on ArrivalThe White House proposal on immigration shows just how difficult it will be to strike a deal.
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Jan. 21 2018 11:01 PMMitch McConnell Makes Senate Democrats an OfferWill they accept it?
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Jan. 20 2018 1:25 AMGovernment Shuts Down After a Failed, Frantic, Two-Hour Senate Vote
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Jan. 18 2018 8:37 PMThe House Passed Its Bill to Fund the Government. Now Comes the Real Test.
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Jan. 17 2018 4:35 PMWill Senate Democrats Back Down From Another Shutdown Fight?
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Jan. 16 2018 7:42 AMA Dreamer Deal, DelayedThe president’s “shithole” comments make a tough negotiation almost impossible.

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