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May 26 2017 2:29 PMGreg Gianforte Apologized to Reporter Only After His Smear Campaign Worked
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May 24 2017 7:45 AMRisky BetAre Democrats getting their hopes up in Montana’s special election for nothing?
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May 22 2017 6:39 PMThe Class of TrumpWhy Democrats feel so comfortable trying to expand the 2018 map.
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May 18 2017 6:19 PMSay It Ain’t Joe!Donald Trump picking Joe Lieberman for FBI director would be incredibly canny and equally awful.
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May 16 2017 7:38 PMLosing FaithSenate Republicans have no idea how to continue to cover up for the president.
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May 10 2017 11:27 PMYou Are the Greatest Threat to My Life!”A hostile town hall crowd spews anger at the GOP congressman who revived the AHCA.
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May 8 2017 8:55 PMSenate Republicans Are Writing a New Health Care Bill. But What Will Be Different?
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May 4 2017 5:39 PMBe AfraidIf Trumpcare can pass the House, it can pass the Senate.
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May 2 2017 3:09 PMTrumpcare in HidingHere are the absurd lengths to which moderate Republicans are going to keep their Trumpcare votes secret.
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April 28 2017 4:42 PMWhen’s the Vote?At what point will Republicans finally either move on Trumpcare or give up for good?
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April 26 2017 4:46 PMHouse Moderates’ Impossible ChoiceKill the health care bill, or lose your seat.
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April 21 2017 4:33 PMRevisionist Trumpcare HistoryWhy the president, who said last month that he had given up on health care, is blasting the media for saying he gave up on health care.
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April 18 2017 8:21 PMMark Sanford Welcomes Your AbuseHow one GOP congressman is handling voter fury at his town halls.
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April 13 2017 5:13 PMTrump’s New Health Care Plan Can Only BackfireHe’s threatening to blow up Obamacare to force Democrats to the table. That’s not how it will work.
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April 11 2017 1:01 PMDemocratic Senator Proposes World’s Worst Idea
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May 25 2017 10:02 PMSee No Evil TrumpcareSenate Republicans are pretending the AHCA simply doesn’t exist.
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May 23 2017 2:48 PMTrump’s Biggest Broken PromiseIt’s right there in his new budget.
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May 19 2017 5:35 PMHouse Republicans May Have to Vote on Trumpcare AgainBut really, it didn’t matter that they didn’t get those CBO scores.
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May 17 2017 5:51 PMDischarge ThisDemocrats are trying to force Republicans to accept an independent investigation of Trump, but the GOP isn’t budging.
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May 15 2017 4:59 PMStrange ThingsThe Senate race in Alabama is going to be nutty, fun, and potentially an enormous headache for Mitch McConnell.
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May 10 2017 1:06 PMA Show of ForceAt a raucous town hall, Virginia Rep. Dave Brat seemed wary of defending the changes to AHCA that his Freedom Caucus fought for.
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May 5 2017 4:05 PMA Whole Lot of House Republicans Just Became Endangered
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May 3 2017 6:59 PMTrumpcare Parlor TricksHow the GOP was able to create momentum for the American Health Care Act out of thin air.
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May 1 2017 12:39 PMTop WH Official Says They Have the AHCA Votes. Top Congressional Aide Says Not So Fast.
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April 27 2017 1:19 PMTrump Could Have Broken the Democratic PartyInstead he embraced Paul Ryan’s cartoonishly plutocratic agenda and wrecked his first 100 days.
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April 24 2017 5:27 PMSmooth MoveDonald Trump’s idiotic shutdown threat could destroy his presidency.
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April 20 2017 6:17 PMNo, There’s Still No Zombie Trumpcare DealThe president is desperate for one, though.
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April 17 2017 12:11 PMHere Is Jeff Sessions Reading a Children's Book and Donald Trump Interrupting
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April 12 2017 5:41 PMDemocrats Didn’t Tank Kansas’ 4th DistrictBut the race demonstrated that the party’s central rift is not going anywhere.
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April 10 2017 4:49 PMSteve Bannon vs. “the Democrats”Who will win the battle for the soul that Trump doesn’t have?

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