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Richard Shelby

  1. border wall
    For Lack of Anything Better to Do, Congress Resumes Border NegotiationsWheeling and dealing on border-security appropriations are pointless unless Trump gets involved or decides to take matters into his own hands.
  2. Senate Republicans Push Back on Trump Plan to Cancel Spending“It’s going nowhere,” said Lindsey Graham.
  3. The Republican Civil War Might Be Coming to Mississippi in 2018Senator Thad Cochran is rumored to be stepping down soon due to poor health. The race to replace him could get wild.
  4. Turnout Will Win It for Moore or Jones, But GOP Will Have a Headache Either WayIn a strange campaign where the front-runner disappeared and the polls are all over the place, turnout patterns will matter most.
  5. Alabama Senator Makes It Clear He Didn’t Vote for Roy Moore‘When it got to the 14-year-old’s story, that was enough for me.’
  6. The Fight Over Roy Moore Is Beginning to Divide the Alabama GOPEven as high-ranking state GOP office-holders refuse to come to Moore’s defense, the state party chair is threatening loss of ballot access.
  7. early and awkward
    Eight Lawmakers Who Voted Against MLK DayMost people know about John McCain. What about Chuck Grassley?
  8. bp problems
    Thousands of BP Claims Are Fraudulent, Says Claims FacilityAnd no one’s happy with how slow claims are being processed, either.
  9. slouching toward reform
    Senate Passes Financial-Overhaul BillThe president is expected to sign it this week.
  10. early and often
    Taking It Easy on ToyotaWho was really on the stand at yesterday’s hearing?
  11. Richard Shelby Releases His Stranglehold on the Federal GovernmentFor the most part, at least.
  12. the cotton state cockblock
    We Give Senator Richard Shelby’s Blanket Hold on Federal Nominees the Catchy Name It RequiresIf the Cotton State Cockblock makes it into textbooks, we’ll die happy.