Ben Jacobs

Ben Jacobs is a Slate intern.

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Sept. 23 2003 11:10 AMThe Flip-Flops of George W. BushWhat he said then. What he says now. What happened.
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Sept. 8 2003 11:22 AMThe Worst of Al SharptonA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Sept. 3 2003 11:31 AMThe Worst of Dick GephardtA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Sept. 2 2003 10:45 AMThe Worst of Bob GrahamA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Aug. 28 2003 11:15 AMThe Worst of Howard DeanA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Aug. 26 2003 10:43 AMThe Best of George W. BushThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 22 2003 10:30 AMThe Best of Joe LiebermanThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 20 2003 5:58 PMThe Best of John KerryThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 18 2003 12:29 PMThe Best of Dick GephardtThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 14 2003 10:43 AMThe Best of Howard DeanThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Sept. 9 2003 9:33 AMThe Worst of George W. BushA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Sept. 4 2003 10:51 AMThe Worst of Dennis KucinichA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Sept. 3 2003 11:27 AMThe Worst of John KerryA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Aug. 29 2003 10:42 AMThe Worst of John EdwardsA troubling tale from his past. Is it true?
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Aug. 27 2003 1:19 PMThe Worst of Carol Moseley BraunA troubling tale from her past. Is it true?
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Aug. 25 2003 3:03 PMThe Best of Al SharptonThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 21 2003 10:58 AMThe Best of Dennis KucinichThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 19 2003 1:02 PMThe Best of Bob GrahamThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 15 2003 10:48 AMThe Best of John EdwardsThe bravest thing he ever did.
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Aug. 13 2003 1:13 PMThe Best of Carol Moseley BraunThe bravest thing she ever did.

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