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David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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You can see impeachment emerging as a wedge issue among Republicans. Or maybe more precisely as a litmus test, a basic measure of conservative bona fides. Right alongside opposing abortion or repealing Obamacare. No room for debate. You either are or you aren't. Here's Alaska's Joe Miller challenging one of his opponents for the GOP Senate nomination on whether he supports impeachment.

Democrats of course are happy to watch House GOP flail:

House GOP totally has its act together now, y'all. See?

Stephen Colbert out of character and on camera for quite a long time, dispensing advice to teen girls. Really.

This is happening quick. After the DC Circuit invalidated Obamacare's tax credits for the federal exchanges earlier this morning, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals just issued a similar ruling upholding those same tax credits.

This conflict between two circuit courts increases the chances of the Supreme Court taking that case to resolve this once and for all, though both cases could end up being reviewed en banc by all the judges on each circuit first.

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