A.J. McCarthy
A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate writer and producer.

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July 26 2016 8:36 PMBernie’s “America” Ad, UpdatedAfter Sanders’ convention speech, his iconic campaign ad needed some tweaks.
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July 21 2016 5:48 PMTriumph the Insult Comic Dog Gets Kicked Out of the RNCPuppets are persona non grata at Trump’s convention.
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July 5 2016 5:38 PMDonald Trump Is Wrong About Hillary’s Email ScandalNo, it’s not worse than the David Petraeus case.
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June 10 2016 7:06 AMHow Do Tea Party Senators Get Re-Elected?By pretending they were never in Congress. 
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May 17 2016 12:31 PMJ.K. Rowling Defends Free Speech—and Donald Trump“He has my full support to come to my country and be offensive and bigoted there.”
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May 12 2016 5:38 PMThis Way to Koch Industries’ Mount RushmoreWhy corporations are seeping into the national parks.  
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Feb. 5 2016 12:46 PMPaddle Boarding With an OrcaAn aquatic close encounter.
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Jan. 29 2016 10:53 AMGoodbye to Sarah the Cheetah, the World’s Fastest Land AnimalShe once ran 100 meters in 5.95 seconds.
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Jan. 8 2016 10:42 AMA Transfixing Cat Café Run by Actual CatsSeriously, watch the video.
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Dec. 18 2015 11:48 AMMiracle Kitten Comes Back to Life After (Nearly) Freezing to DeathLike Pet Sematary, but happier.
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Dec. 10 2015 3:47 PMSmooth CriminalMeet the hoverboard-riding energy drink thief evading U.K. police.
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Nov. 6 2015 1:30 PMBigbird Learns to FishThe most emotional video you’ll see all day. Seriously.
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Oct. 30 2015 11:30 AMBlakely and Dale ReturnThe baby takin and his canine companion are getting older, but they are still the best.
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Oct. 23 2015 11:15 AMMeet the Asian Small-Clawed OtterThey will challenge everything you know about otter cuteness.
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Oct. 14 2015 3:21 AMThe CNN Democratic Debate in 90 SecondsMore socialism, less Trump.
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July 22 2016 7:30 AMWait, Rubio’s Video Appearance Reminded Us of SomethingOf a hostage video, to be precise.
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July 7 2016 6:50 PMJames Comey Dismantles a Republican Talking PointAbout those emails “marked classified” ...
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June 17 2016 12:30 PMGun Control Is Not a Partisan IssuePolls show Americans support common-sense regulations.
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May 19 2016 3:45 PMMeet Donald Trump’s New Energy AdviserSpoiler: He doesn’t believe in climate change.
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May 13 2016 8:54 PMJon Keyser Is on the BallotA Senate Republican hopeful in Colorado has a Marco Rubio moment.  
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Feb. 14 2016 2:09 PMA Surprisingly Sweet Stunt on the New York SubwayFor the cold-hearted Valentine.
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Jan. 29 2016 3:46 PMKyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Are Best FriendsA tribute to the NBA’s greatest bromance.
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Jan. 22 2016 11:26 AMBaby Giraffes Are Gangly, Awkward, and AdorableEvidence below.
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Jan. 1 2016 11:34 AMAdorable Polar Bears Gleefully Playing in the SnowFor your viewing please. Happy New Year!
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Dec. 11 2015 11:28 AMEagle EyeAmazing POV footage.
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Dec. 5 2015 9:47 AMCute Animal Videos Need the The Last of the Mohicans ScoreProof below.
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Nov. 3 2015 5:46 PMFormer Presidents With Criminal RecordsHillary Clinton bravely defends a disadvantaged class.
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Oct. 28 2015 3:57 PMSweet Dreams, Dr. CarsonClose your eyes, only for a moment.
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Oct. 16 2015 12:45 PMA Chilly Chilean Horse RescueSnowboarders save a horse trapped in the snow while riding in the Andes.
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Oct. 2 2015 11:45 AM“Carcass Day”The happiest day of a young African wild dog’s life.

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