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  1. coronavirus
    Texas Republican: ‘Lots of Grandparents’ Willing to Die to Save Economy for KidsDan Patrick, 69, said he would “take a chance” on his survival if it meant the immediate end of social distancing and the ramp-up of the economy.
  2. mitch mcconnell
    McConnell (Reluctantly) Nixes Vacation Plans to Work on Virus BillEarlier Thursday, the GOP leader said the Senate would wait until after recess to legislate a response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  3. vision 2020
    With Biden Ascendant, GOP Suddenly Cares About His Ukraine Connections AgainPresident Trump and Republican senators are refocusing on debunked allegations of Biden family misconduct in Ukraine as his campaign regains steam.
  4. senate trial
    Susan Collins: Trump Has ‘Learned’ a ‘Pretty Big Lesson’ From ImpeachmentIt’s unlikely that a president who said the Constitution gives him “the right to do whatever I want” would learn anything from his acquittal.
  5. impeachment
    GOP Senator Suggests Her Party Is Using Ukraine to Hurt Biden in the PrimaryJoni Ernst contradicted the talking point that Trump was simply rooting out corruption, with no intention of hurting Biden’s electoral shot.
  6. senate impeachment trial
    The Impeachment Trial Became Saturday Detention for SenatorsThe mood was subdued as members sat through “Death Valley” and earned a 49-hour break.
  7. ukraine scandal
    Lev Parnas and His Powerful Republican Friends: A Photo AlbumNo one knows Lev Parnas, but somehow they’ve all taken pictures with him.
  8. impeachment
    GOP Reps Liken Impeachment to Pearl Harbor, Say Trump Treated Worse Than JesusMike Kelly said the impeachment will “live in infamy,” while Barry Loudermilk said at least Jesus had the “opportunity to face his accusers.”
  9. vision 2020
    Joe Biden: America Needs the Republican PartyBiden also said that he was ‘really worried’ that Democrats would trounce Republicans in 2020, a concern that is not shared across the aisle.
  10. gop
    House Ethics Committee to Duncan Hunter: Please Stop Doing Your JobThe committee effectively banned the congressman — who pleaded guilty to misusing some $150,000 in campaign funds — from voting on the House floor.
  11. gop
    GOP Cuts Aid to House Candidate Over Death Threats to Ilhan Omar, AOCIt was the second time Omar faced a death threat from a Republican candidate for the House that week.
  12. racism
    Schumer’s Glowing Send-off for Peter King Illustrates Civility in PracticeThis is the nonsense that comes from fetishizing bipartisanship.
  13. the swamp
    What Republican Insiders Really Think About ImpeachmentTurns out, Trump fatigue is a condition that knows no party and you can’t feel outraged if you can no longer feel anything at all.
  14. racism
    A Non-Racist Conservatism Must Look to the Future, Not the PastRoss Douthat’s latest column paints a discouraging picture of non-racist conservatism.
  15. ilhan omar
    Alabama Republicans Vote to Remove Ilhan Omar After Endorsing Roy MooreState Republicans think Omar is an un-American bigot who shouldn’t hold office. That says more about their idea of who should than about her.
  16. racism
    Steve King’s Political Prospects May Be Fading, but His Party’s Racism Is NotKing is one of his party’s most flagrant bigots — but not by much.
  17. islamophobia
    Trump’s Tweets Prove GOP Attacks on Omar, Tlaib Were Always About IslamophobiaThe anti-Semitism allegations were just a cover.
  18. republicans
    The Last Black Republican in the House Waves the White FlagFive years ago, Republicans thought they had to become more diverse to win. Will Hurd’s departure symbolizes their abandonment of that path.
  19. encounter
    A Lobster Dinner With the ‘Billionaire Heiress’ Chair of the Manhattan GOPAndrea Catsimatidis, self-described “business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native, and footballer” on the limits of idealogical purity.
  20. racism
    Republicans Don’t Want Racist Chants to Define Them — Just Racist PoliciesRepublicans have expressed concern that Trump’s racist remarks are distracting the public from the GOP’s policies — which are even more racist.
  21. republicans
    Trump Has ‘Nothing’ Against Roy Moore — Except for His Odds of LosingThe accused child molester is mulling another Senate run in Alabama. Trump is fine with him personally — he’s just worried that he’ll lose.
  22. venezuela
    Florida Republicans Fear Trump’s Venezuela Policy Could Hurt Them in 2020Florida Republicans worry that Trump’s backing of opposition leader Juan Guaidó could become a liability among the state’s 200,000 Venezuelans.
  23. white nationalism
    Steve King Says He Empathizes With Jesus After White Nationalism RebukeThe Iowa rep said he had “better insight” into Christ’s suffering after being reprimanded by his colleagues for normalizing white nationalism.
  24. politics
    GOP Senators Are Acting Like a Bunch of BabiesA private luncheon for Republican lawmakers recently devolved into a squabble over who to blame for the government shutdown.
  25. power
    Lucky GOP Senators Have ‘Hot Beef Sundaes’ for LunchOh.
  26. dynasties
    Beware the Bush Family Image-Rehab MachineLiberals developed a sweet spot for two presidents they once viewed as villains. Why?
  27. #metoo
    The GOP Thinks #MeToo Is a Chance to Exploit the ‘Biased’ PressBut their attempts just show how much they get wrong about journalism.
  28. the republican party
    Why Nikki Haley Represents a Path Not Taken for the Republican PartyFor a moment in the pre-Trump era, the outgoing UN ambassador and former South Carolina governor signaled a turn to a more inclusive Republican Party.
  29. politics
    What Happened to Lindsey Graham?Once defined by his loathing for Trump, he’s now all-in for the president. Why?
  30. The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Nancy Pelosi Wants to Cut MedicareRepublicans’ closing argument in an Ohio congressional special election is that a Democrat-controlled House would cut Medicare and Social Security.
  31. politics
    Michelle Wolf Responds to Her Inclusion in the GOP’s ‘Unhinged Left’ Commercial“Right now there are two things that should be unhinged: people, and those doors to the child cages.”
  32. Trump Has Not Transformed the Republican Party — YetAnti-Trump Republicans are going extinct. But on policy matters, the congressional GOP has changed Trump far more than he has changed it.
  33. Does Anyone Want to Host the 2020 Republican National Convention?The answer appears to be “not really.”
  34. Trump’s Reality Distortion Field Could Be a Huge Asset for Democrats This FallThe president simply refuses to consider that Republicans are on the brink of losing big.
  35. the national interest
    The GOP’s Never-Trumpers Are Really Just Never-DemocratsThe party’s “moderates” have become the most partisan of them all.
  36. russia investigation
    Republicans Barely React as Trump Goes After MuellerThe president may be laying the groundwork to end the Russia investigation. The GOP is still looking the other way.
  37. politics
    CPAC Speaker Needed Security Escort After Flagging Trump’s Sexual MisconductMona Charen chided conservatives for ignoring the president’s treatment of women, and later urged others to help fight off Trumpism.
  38. CPAC Communications Director: RNC Wrong to Elect ‘a Black Guy’ as HeadHis remark was met with gasps.
  39. stoneman shooting
    Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon BanThe Florida school shooting seems to have moved at least some Republicans to action.
  40. early and often
    Trump Plans to Help More Republicans Lose in 2018The historically unpopular president wants to do a lot more endorsements and rallies to help GOP midterm candidates.
  41. New GOP Tax-Cut Plan Raises Taxes on Virtually Everyone by 2027Senate Republicans solved their tax plan’s math problem — by phasing out every tax cut in their bill that doesn’t benefit corporations.
  42. politics
    After Trump Will Be Another Trump — and This One Could Be More DangerousLiberals ecstatic over this month’s election must not forget: Even after this demagogue is finished, a new one will rise in his place.
  43. the national interest
    The GOP Has Done the Impossible: Make Tax Cuts UnpopularWhat they designed as an act of sadism turns out to be an act of masochism.
  44. Politics Chat: What Will the GOP Do With Moore’s Sexual Misconduct Allegations?Five Daily Intel staffers try to parse the GOP’s options. It’s going to be a mess.
  45. politics
    John Kasich’s Campaign Against Trump Never Stopped. And It Won’t Till 2020.One year after his failed run at president, the Ohio governor is plotting his path to another.
  46. This Is What the Trump Abyss Looks LikeWith the help of his unyielding followers, the president is weakening our institutions day by day.
  47. What Should Be Done With Jeff Flake and the Anti-Trump Republican Politician?Three Daily Intel writers chat about how Democrats should think about Jeff Flake’s retirement.
  48. Corker Calls White House an ‘Adult Day Care Center’ in Response to Trump AttackThe president may come to regret going after a powerful Republican with nothing to lose.
  49. politics
    Charlottesville Shows That Republicans Are More Willing to Rebuke TrumpRepublicans are continuing to call out the president, this time over white-nationalist violence.
  50. early and often
    Pence Denies He Is Already Running for Trump’s Second TermA new Times report says that some Republicans, including Pence, are quietly betting against Trump being willing or able to run for president again.
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