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February 9, 2015 | The Nation

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February 9, 2015

Cover: illustration by Steve Brodner of the new GOP Congress; clockwise from top left: Senator James Inhofe, Representative Paul Ryan, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner, House majority whip Steve Scalise, Senator Ted Cruz and (center) Senator Joni Ernst

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