Jim Newell
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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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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.
The Slatest
March 17 2017 3:22 PMTrumpcare Got a Big Endorsement Friday. It Still Doesn’t Have the Votes.
Politics
March 14 2017 6:13 PMTrumpcare Is DoomedUnless Republican leaders make fundamental changes.
Politics
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.
The Slatest
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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Feb. 13 2017 5:00 AMThe Democrats Are Leading From BehindWhile the party tries to craft its message, the resistance to Donald Trump is unfolding in town halls and in the streets. Will the Democrats learn to follow?
The Slatest
Feb. 6 2017 3:28 PMIs There Any Chance One More Republican Will Step Forward to Bring Down Betsy DeVos?
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Feb. 2 2017 3:23 PMDemocrats Have No Play on Neil GorsuchBe careful.
The Slatest
Jan. 28 2017 7:50 PMPaul Ryan Is Defending Trump’s Discrimination. He Is an Embarrassment.
The Slatest
March 23 2017 10:47 PMTrumpcare Is Coming to a House Vote. It Could Even Pass.
The Slatest
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
The Slatest
March 9 2017 1:37 PMPaul Ryan, About Seven Years Too Late, Explains Why Full Repeal Would Be a Disaster
Politics
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
The Slatest
Feb. 14 2017 5:23 PMHow Deeply Will Republicans Allow the Michael Flynn Scandal to Be Probed?
Politics
Feb. 7 2017 6:12 PMThe Democrats Never Had a Chance Against Betsy DeVosThe fight matters anyway.
Politics
Feb. 3 2017 3:39 PMThe GOP Has No Obamacare Bill. It Does Have a New Buzzword.Repeal and replace is out. Repair is in.
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Jan. 31 2017 7:39 PMThe Democrats Show Some SpunkTwo days of obstruction on Capitol Hill.
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Jan. 27 2017 6:34 PMRepublicans Went to Philadelphia in Search of Health Care AnswersAnd all they got were these lousy metaphors.

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