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Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer.

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.
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 7:39 PMThe Democrats Show Some SpunkTwo days of obstruction on Capitol Hill.
Politics
Jan. 27 2017 6:34 PMRepublicans Went to Philadelphia in Search of Health Care AnswersAnd all they got were these lousy metaphors.
The Slatest
Jan. 25 2017 7:06 PMHouse Oversight Chief Continues Not to Be Concerned About the Trump Administration
The Slatest
Jan. 24 2017 6:31 PMJohn McCain Hammers Trump’s Budget Director Nominee, Whom He Appears Not to Like
Politics
Jan. 23 2017 6:07 PMWhat Happens to the Individual Mandate Now?Eliminating the mandate would cause chaos. But a weakened mandate might just satisfy all Republicans.
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 7:12 PMDonald Trump's First Two Cabinet Nominees Are Confirmed
Politics
Jan. 18 2017 6:07 PMTom Price Will Have a Lot More Power Than He Wants You to ThinkTrump’s HHS pick is downplaying his authority to overhaul Obamacare.
The Slatest
Jan. 13 2017 4:36 PMThe Truly Spectacular Metaphors Republicans Are Using to Explain the Obamacare Repeal Process
Politics
Jan. 10 2017 5:04 PMThe Subtext of the Mattis Confirmation Is That Trump Is a Dangerous BoobPractical concerns have outstripped the law.
Politics
Jan. 5 2017 6:38 PMWill Republicans Ever Replace Obamacare?The bickering has begun.
The Slatest
Dec. 21 2016 5:19 PMDon't Expect the Freedom Caucus to Stand up to Trump
The Slatest
Feb. 15 2017 2:56 PMHow Andy Puzder’s Nomination for Labor Secretary Was Killed
Cover Story
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?
Politics
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.
Politics
Jan. 26 2017 4:45 PMThe GOP’s Deficit Hawks Have Flown Into Trump’s “Wall”R.I.P.
The Slatest
Jan. 25 2017 3:10 PMDoes the White House Have Its Own ACA Plan? It Has “Input,” Leading House Republican Says.
The Slatest
Jan. 24 2017 1:01 PMTom Price, Like Everyone, Is Totally Confused About Trump’s Supposed Health Care Plan
The Slatest
Jan. 23 2017 12:52 PMMarco Rubio Caves on Rex Tillerson
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 4:35 PMThe Inauguration Crowd Really Wasn’t Digging Chuck Schumer’s Speech
Politics
Jan. 17 2017 5:12 PMDonald Trump Is Screwing Up the GOP’s Obamacare Message“Insurance for everybody” is a headache for Republicans.
The Slatest
Jan. 11 2017 2:19 PMDonald Trump’s Plan to Isolate Himself From His Business Is a Total Sham
The Slatest
Jan. 6 2017 3:52 PMDemocrats’ Last Chance to Block Trump’s Presidency Is Over (Until the Next Chance)
Politics
Jan. 3 2017 4:40 PMPolitical Malpractice Saved the Ethics OfficeFor now.
Politics
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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