Amy Davidson

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Amy Davidson is Senior Editor at the New Yorker magazine

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Winning the Senate put Republicans in charge of both houses of Congress, and leaders promised an end to gridlock.

Can the Republican Congress Get Anything Done?

Winning the Senate put Republicans in charge of both houses of Congress, and leaders promised an end to gridlock.

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Jon Stewart’s announcement that he’ll be leaving The Daily Show was almost an after-thought at the end of his program on Tuesday.

Jon Stewart’s Legacy on News and Politics

Jon Stewart’s announcement that he’ll be leaving The Daily Show was almost an after-thought at the end of his program on Tuesday.

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Millions of Americans are feeling the brunt of one of the worst storms ever to strike the East Coast.

Taking Stock of Superstorm Sandy

Millions of Americans are feeling the brunt of one of the worst storms ever to strike the East Coast.

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