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Ben Sasse

  1. republicans
    Republican Impeachment Supporters Catch Hell Back HomeGoing against Donald Trump remains a deeply risky maneuver.
  2. impeachment trial
    Senate Acquits Trump; 7 Republicans Joined All 50 Democrats in ‘Guilty’ VoteMitch McConnell spoke after the verdict to denounce Trump’s conduct while insisting his trial was unconstitutional.
  3. politics
    McConnell and Most Republican Senators Vote to Dismiss Trump’s ImpeachmentIt’s a sure sign there’s not remotely enough support to convict the ex-president.
  4. impeachment
    Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
  5. austerity
    Republicans Remember to Care About the Deficit at the Worst Possible MomentAfter taking a few years off, Republican austerity warriors are trying to shrink the stimulus bill at the last possible moment and hamstring Biden.
  6. supreme court
    Could the White House COVID-19 Outbreak Screw Up Barrett’s Confirmation?That depends on how many Republicans can show up for key committee and floor votes.
  7. coronavirus
    The Longest Day: Senate Unanimously Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillAfter a failed Republican effort to cut unemployment benefits, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history passed unanimously.
  8. the top line
    GOP Senators’ Objection to Expanded Unemployment Benefits Makes Little SenseWork incentives are just such an odd place to focus one’s attention right now. Currently, we need less work in America.
  9. politics
    Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer Isn’t Sure Who Senator Ben Sasse IsThe game-show winner apparently didn’t memorize his sitting U.S. senators as part of his “strategically aggressive” strategy.
  10. vision 2020
    Another Problem for Trump: A 2020 Primary Challenge Is Growing More LikelyIn New Hampshire, there are increasing signs that a fellow Republican will take on the president.
  11. politics
    Ben Sasse Has Considered Leaving the GOP to Support the GOPThe senator’s self-proclaimed independence from the Republican Party and Trump continues to be a distinction without a difference.
  12. Senate Republicans Are Moving Toward a New Health-Care CompromiseLet conservatives vote to fully repeal Obamacare — then have moderates and Democrats immediately pass a bill strengthening the law.
  13. The Return of the Repeal-and-Delay Strategy for Killing ObamacareRand Paul and Donald Trump helped kill the original strategy for repealing Obamacare and enacting a replacement later. Now they’re both reviving it.
  14. select all
    Ben Sasse Receives the Ultimate Punishment: Nickelback’s Email NewsletterLook at this tweet, every time I do it makes me laugh.
  15. civil war
    Anti-Trump Republicans Are Still Plotting an Independent Presidential Run#NeverTrump4Ever?
  16. the national interest
    No, a Conservative Third-Party Candidate Can’t Steal the Electoral CollegeThe Morning Joe panel does not understand how elections work.
  17. An Open Letter to Senator Ben SasseThe disgruntled Nebraskan looks at “majority America” and sees his own reflection. Just like a Washingtonian. 
  18. the national interest
    Obamacare: What If the GOP Gets What It Wants?With the Supreme Court decision looming, the right is rethinking its scorched-Earth approach to attacking Obamacare.
  19. the national interest
    Republicans Realize Obamacare Lawsuit Would Destroy Them, Not ObamacareThe Obamacare repeal crusade enters the self-destruct phase.