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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Look Back at the Year in Politics: Gun Control, Gingrich, and the Georgia Governor's Race

Six big politics stories from 2018
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Another year in American politics is coming to a close, and what a year it’s been! We saw congressional investigations, turmoil in the administration, debates over consequential policy issues such as immigration and health care, and midterm elections with record-high turnout. For the rest of the week, instead’s best politics stories from 2018.

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