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The border and disorder — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week ending Feb. 9, 2024

This was a week of dysfunction that saw Sen. Christopher S. Murphy raking Senate Republicans for flipping on a bipartisan border deal and Speaker Mike Johnson falling short in his efforts to pass two of his conference’s major efforts. Meanwhile, House Democrats gloated and the president’s memory got called into question as the GOP presidential front-runner talked about “supply change,” and more.

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