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Ryan facing growing doubts about hold on speakership

May 22, 2018
Rachael Bade, John Bresnahan | POLITICO
Top House Republicans are privately questioning whether retiring Speaker Paul Ryan can make it through Election Day.
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Recapping this week's primary elections

May 18, 2018
The panelists discussed trends that emerged from this week’s primary elections, along with the latest on the North Korea summit and the Trump administration's new rules on abortions.

The Russia investigation hits the one-year mark

May 18, 2018
What is Robert Mueller's next move?
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GOP leaders, Freedom Caucus face off on farm bill, immigration

May 18, 2018
Rachael Bade, Liz Crampton, Helena Bottemiller Evich | POLITICO
House GOP leaders are daring the Freedom Caucus to sink their prized partisan farm bill, pushing ahead with a Friday morning vote despite conservative threats to tank it.
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Midterms all about Trump for Republicans

May 16, 2018
Kimberly Atkins | The Boston Herald
Congressional Republicans seem to have coalesced around a strategy for the midterm elections, and it’s the exact one Democrats have been warned to avoid: making it all about President Trump.
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Pence is trying to control Republican politics. Trump aides aren’t happy.

May 15, 2018
Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman, Alexander Burns | The New York Times
Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas needed a favor: Before retiring, he wanted to anoint a local activist as his successor. Mr. Hensarling, a veteran conservative, reached out to President Trump for help, but the White House hesitated to intervene, according to a person familiar with the overture.
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Senate GOP chides Trump over McCain treatment

May 15, 2018
Eliana Johnson, Burgess Everett | POLITICO
Senate Republicans are openly seething over the White House’s treatment of John McCain, casting a pall over the party ahead of a rare lunch with President Donald Trump the caucus is hosting on Tuesday.
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CIA's Gina Haspel heads to Capitol Hill for confirmation hearings

May 11, 2018
The panelists discussed the latest headlines made by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, along with CIA nominee Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearings.
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