Jim Newell
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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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Jan. 13 2017 4:36 PMThe Truly Spectacular Metaphors Republicans Are Using to Explain the Obamacare Repeal Process
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Jan. 10 2017 5:04 PMThe Subtext of the Mattis Confirmation Is That Trump Is a Dangerous BoobPractical concerns have outstripped the law.
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Jan. 5 2017 6:38 PMWill Republicans Ever Replace Obamacare?The bickering has begun.
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Dec. 21 2016 5:19 PMDon't Expect the Freedom Caucus to Stand up to Trump
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Dec. 19 2016 3:52 PMThe Most Useful Guide to Resisting Donald TrumpIt’s the Tea Party playbook, minus the nooses.
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Dec. 13 2016 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Russia Hawks Are Not Your Friends, DemocratsSure, John McCain and Lindsey Graham talk tough about Trump, but there’s good reason not to trust them.
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Dec. 12 2016 2:30 PMTax Reform Is Coming! Watch Out for Nonsense Like This Chart From Paul Ryan.
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Dec. 8 2016 3:38 PMFarewell Harry Reid, the Least Fashionable Man in PoliticsIt’s what made him great.
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Dec. 5 2016 5:28 PMIs Paul Ryan Really Crazy Enough to Take on Medicare?Maybe Donald Trump isn’t the one who needs restraining.
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Dec. 1 2016 5:34 PMWhat California’s New Attorney General Pick Says About Democratic Power in 2017
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Nov. 29 2016 6:05 PMTim Ryan Wants to Make the Democrats Great AgainNancy Pelosi’s challenger in the House doesn’t want to hear about Zika, OK?
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Nov. 22 2016 4:33 PMDonald Trump Will Never Make Peace With the MediaSo why would the media try?
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Nov. 18 2016 6:05 PMShould Democrats Work With Donald Trump?Only under the following extremely stringent conditions.
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Nov. 15 2016 6:05 PMWelcome to the Paul Ryan PresidencyIf the inept transition is any indication, Donald Trump will be the figurehead. The House speaker will run the show.
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Nov. 10 2016 12:10 PMIt’s Happening: Donald Trump Has a Government Website
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Jan. 11 2017 2:19 PMDonald Trump’s Plan to Isolate Himself From His Business Is a Total Sham
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Jan. 6 2017 3:52 PMDemocrats’ Last Chance to Block Trump’s Presidency Is Over (Until the Next Chance)
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Jan. 3 2017 4:40 PMPolitical Malpractice Saved the Ethics OfficeFor now.
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Dec. 20 2016 4:47 PMYou Played Yourself, Democrats. Again.How fitting for the 2016 election to end with the dashed hopes and incompetence of liberals.
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Dec. 16 2016 10:54 AMThe Republicans’ Obamacare FantasyThe GOP expects Democrats to help it fix what it’s about to break.
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Dec. 13 2016 12:12 PMRex Tillerson Has Many Credible Supporters (for Whom Exxon Mobil Is a Client)
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Dec. 9 2016 5:40 PMMerry Christmas! Here’s a House Republican Plan to Cut Social Security.
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Dec. 7 2016 6:48 PMThe GOP Is Coming After Medicare, and the Democrats Can Barely Contain ThemselvesThe strategy: Hang Republican ideology around Donald Trump’s neck.
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Dec. 2 2016 5:33 PMSo We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein and James Comey, Huh?Ask why the campaign was so close in the first place.
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Nov. 30 2016 4:26 PMHow Nancy Pelosi Won (and Spun)Pelosi framed her toughest challenge for House leadership as a vote-counting masterpiece.
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Nov. 28 2016 4:23 PMNone of Their BusinessThe mogul president’s ethical baggage won’t matter until it becomes political baggage for Republicans.
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Nov. 21 2016 5:50 PMWhy Senate Republicans Need the Filibuster, TooMajorities like to be protected from themselves.
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Nov. 16 2016 5:35 PMDid Sean Hannity Buy Donald Trump This Anti-Obama Painting to Hang in the White House?
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Nov. 10 2016 5:35 PMThe Democrats Are Leaderless. That Doesn’t Have to Be a Bad Thing.Now’s their chance to resolve the internal argument over what the party should be.
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Nov. 9 2016 2:34 PMHey Look, Kelly Ayotte’s Losing

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