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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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July 11 2018 4:44 PMBrett Kavanaugh Isn’t the Real Threat to ObamacareJohn Roberts is.
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June 27 2018 5:50 PMHouse GOP’s Immigration Bill Goes Down by Embarrassing MarginAnd moderates feel betrayed by conservatives.
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June 26 2018 9:59 PMDan Donovan, Powered by Trump Support, Easily Defeats Convicted Felon Michael GrimmThe incumbent rides a Trump tweet to victory on Staten Island.
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June 22 2018 11:05 AMIt Sure Seems Like Donald Trump Doesn’t Want the House GOP to Pass Its Immigration Bill
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June 19 2018 8:43 PMTrump Rambles and Disses His Way Through Confusing House GOP Immigration Meeting
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June 18 2018 5:55 PMIt’s Going to Be a Messy Immigration Week on Capitol HillDACA, border security, and family separation are all coming to a head.
Sports
June 14 2018 8:06 PMThe Simple Pleasures of Watching the World’s Best Golfers Play Like Garbage
Politics
June 13 2018 5:27 PMHow the Republican Moderates Lost on ImmigrationSo much for the rebellion in the House.
Politics
June 6 2018 9:11 AMHow Democrats Beat the System in California
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June 4 2018 2:56 PMThe Nastiest Primary in CaliforniaThe ugly battle between Hans Keirstead and Harley Rouda could cost Democrats a much-needed House seat.
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May 31 2018 10:32 AMThe Absolute Misery of Dropping Out for the Greater GoodCalifornia Democrats needed to cull their primary fields. It wasn’t pleasant.
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May 22 2018 7:21 PMPaul Ryan Is Cornered in the House Immigration FightHe can’t stop the moderates, but conservatives will blame him if he doesn’t.
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May 18 2018 3:23 PMHow a Divisive Immigration Fight Took Down Republicans’ Farm BillThis is not how Paul Ryan wanted to spend his May.
The Slatest
May 15 2018 4:48 PMSenate Republicans Didn’t Confront Trump Over Staffer’s McCain Joke. That’s Fine.
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May 14 2018 1:04 PMChuck Schumer Praises Trump for Opening Jerusalem Embassy
Politics
July 10 2018 6:22 PMDon’t Count on GOP Senators to Break Against Brett KavanaughRepublicans have nothing but praise for Trump’s nominee.
Politics
June 27 2018 12:02 AMJoe Crowley’s Loss Is an Earthquake in Democratic PoliticsNational Democrats aren’t used to this.
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June 25 2018 3:43 PMWhy Republicans Are Wasting Their Time on an Immigration BillIt’s almost by accident.
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June 21 2018 6:48 PMHouse Republicans’ Immigration Plan Is on Life SupportAn ugly day of delayed votes, drafting errors, and confusion about what they’re even voting on.
The Slatest
June 19 2018 4:44 PMSenate Republicans Want a Bill to End Family Separation. Democrats Say Trump Should Do It.
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June 15 2018 11:00 AMTrump Says He “Certainly” Wouldn’t Sign House GOP’s Immigration Bill
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June 14 2018 6:54 PMThe Most Cynical Part of the House GOP’s Draft Immigration Bill
Politics
June 7 2018 4:05 PMPaul Ryan Buys More Time in House Immigration BattleRebellious moderates agree to back down for a few days. Again.
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June 5 2018 3:16 PMMitch McConnell Cancels August Recess. We’ll See if It Lasts.
Politics
June 3 2018 9:44 PMScott Baugh vs. the WorldHow the former Republican assemblyman could spoil everyone’s plans in a crucial House race.
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May 24 2018 5:01 PMWhat Is Even Going on With GOP Congressman Tom Garrett?
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May 20 2018 5:56 PMHas Paul Ryan Already Lost Control of the House?It might look like it. But the Republican caucus has always acted this way.
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May 16 2018 2:22 PMHow Mitch McConnell Could Keep Senate Democrats Off the Campaign Trail
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May 14 2018 5:37 PMAn Arizona Senate Candidate’s Painfully Obvious Rightward Shift on Immigration
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May 10 2018 4:39 PMThese House Republicans Are Trying to Force the DACA IssueImmigration advocates try an end run around Paul Ryan.

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