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Mark Meadows

  1. House Conservatives Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Rod RosensteinIt looks like more of a gesture of intimidation and disinformation by Trump’s closest congressional allies than a serious threat to the deputy AG.
  2. House GOP’s Immigration ‘Compromise’ Was a Bigger Flop Than Their Last BillThe more House Republicans negotiate with each other over immigration policy, the less they seem to agree.
  3. GOP Likely to Sneak Cuts to Food Stamps Through the House This WeekThere are still ongoing fights over SNAP work requirements and farm subsidy limits, but one obstacle to the farm bill has fallen.
  4. House GOP Factions Playing Chicken With Immigration, Farm BillPaul Ryan is caught in the middle as the House Freedom Caucus and key GOP moderates push conflicting paths on immigration bills.
  5. 18 House Republicans Nominate Trump for the Nobel Peace PrizeWill a Peace Prize really be awarded to Trump because of his militaristic bluster, before any peace has even been won?
  6. Arizona Republican Who Squeaked to Victory Joins Right-Wing CaucusYou’d think Debbie Lesko would be frantically signaling moderation after a near-death experience in a special election.
  7. House GOP Floats Tax Credit for Armed Vigilantes Who Prowl SchoolyardsWho needs gun control, when you can use a targeted tax cut to bring random “good guys with guns” onto every campus in America?
  8. Surprise! Congress May Sneak Debt-Limit Increase Into Its Stopgap Spending BillIt could take care of a big legislative headache — or blow up the delicate negotiations.
  9. Uh-oh: Here Comes the Debt Limit AgainIt’s now likely debt-limit negotiations will get tangled up in the spending talks that have dragged on for months, making a debt default possible.
  10. House GOP Passes Spending Bill Aimed at Shifting Shutdown Blame to DemocratsSince real negotiations have failed, the government is probably shutting down on Friday — and now it’s all about the blame game.
  11. Ryan’s Strategy May Be Backfiring, Earning GOP Blame for a Government ShutdownIn trying to “jam” Senate Democrats with a GOP-only spending bill, Ryan may have given House conservatives the power to jam him.
  12. The Alabama Senate Race Is a Sprint to the RightIn most any other state, the richly funded Luther Strange would go after Senate runoff opponent Roy Moore as a dangerous fanatic. But not in Alabama.
  13. Why Nuking the Filibuster Could Be Part of a Debt-Limit DealWith conservatives now threatening to take must-pass legislation hostage, they could get together with Trump and permanently end Democratic leverage.
  14. Cruz Amendment to Senate Health-Care Bill Now Dividing GOPInitially praised as brilliant, Cruz’s idea of letting insurers offer cheap, skimpy health plans is now looking like a deadly threat to sick people.
  15. GOP Lawmaker: No One Can Truly Know Whether My Bill Will Kill PeopleThe CBO says Trumpcare will price out poor sick people. MacArthur says CBO experts are “not prophets,” and the effects of his bill are unknowable.
  16. Deal to Revive Zombie Trumpcare Keeps Slipping AwayRepublicans keep promising they’re close to an Obamacare-repeal-and-replacement plan, but the same old problems keep popping up.