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The Atlantic Daily: Bye, Bill

O'Reilly's ouster, Jason Chaffetz's surprise announcement, Marine Le Pen's prospects, and more
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What We’re Following

Goings-On in Congress: House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz announced today that he wouldn’t seek reelection next year in Utah, surprising both his supporters and the critics who say he hasn’t been hard enough on the president (an issue we explored in a profile last month). Meanwhile, the special election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district is advancing to a runoff after Democrat Jon Ossoff didn’t quite beat out Republican Karen Handel—who seems to owe her success in a crowded field partly to her distance from Trump. But the lawmakers in Congress now have a more pressing concern: If they can’t strike a bipartisan budget deal, the government will shut down on April

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