Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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    Patrick Gavin is the director of “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week,” a 2015 documentary that exposed the biggest annual event in Washington, D.C.: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner. He covered Washington politics for a decade beginning with his work as a writer at the Brookings Institution, then as a columnist at the Washington Examiner, then a reporter at’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico, where he focused on the nexus between Hollywood and Washington. Gavin has been a regular television contributor, including appearances on MSNBC's "Morning Joe” and frequent hits on “Reliable Sources”, "Dateline", "TODAY", The O'Reilly Factor, "C-SPAN, CBS's "The Early Show," and many others. He was named by The Atlantic as one of “The 30 Washington Insiders You Should Follow on Twitter,” by Business Insider as one of its “Most Influential People in Media” and by The Wrap as one of the "25 Media Insiders to Follow Right Now."

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    The politics of tax reform is just as important as the policy.

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    Practicality makes strange bedfellows.

    The CBO could help repeal efforts, in a weird way.

    Trump is asking Congress to do the hard work of legislating all by themselves.

    Bannon's departure represents a key turning point for the Trump administration -- one way or the other.

    Trump is frustrated that his legislative agenda is stuck, but more than anyone Trump needs McConnell to get anything done on Capitol Hill.

    Despite the Republican Party's failed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, several GOPers insist that there is a path forward and they're not giving up.