Ben Mathis-Lilley
Ben Mathis-Lilley

Ben Mathis-Lilley is Slate’s chief news blogger. Follow the Slatest and Mathis-Lilley on Twitter.

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Jan. 25 2018 2:13 PMWhite House Refers to Legal Immigrants as “Migrants,” Complains That U.S. “Resettles” Too Many of Them
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Jan. 24 2018 6:30 PMRed-State Dems Back Trump Nominee Who Helped Eli Lilly Get Off the Hook for Nursing Home Scandal
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Jan. 22 2018 5:24 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Donald Trump, of All People, Is Doing Something Hypocritical
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Jan. 22 2018 12:54 PMThe Government Shutdown Is Over and It May or May Not Be Because Democrats Folded Like a Cheap Suit
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Jan. 18 2018 6:26 PMThis New Report About Stormy Daniels, Trump, Spanking, and Shark Week Is Highly Believable (Really!)
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Jan. 18 2018 12:42 PMWhat’s This Special Congressional Election in Pennsylvania Trump Is Suddenly Tweeting About?
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Jan. 17 2018 2:59 PMPorn Actress Says Trump Told Her She Reminded Him of His Daughter
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Jan. 17 2018 11:23 AM“Ugh, Here We Go”: Magazine Says Porn Actress Described Sex With Trump in Shelved 2011 Interview
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Jan. 16 2018 4:38 PMWhite House Doctor Discusses Trump’s “Dried Secretions” at Press Conference
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Jan. 16 2018 11:07 AMBut Isn’t “Shithouse” Actually More Insulting Than “Shithole”?
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Jan. 12 2018 1:45 PM“Did You Use the Word ‘Shithole’ to Refer to African Nations” Was an Actual Question the President Got at His MLK Event
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Jan. 11 2018 5:23 PMRising-Star Governor of Missouri Denies Slapping or Blackmailing His (Extramarital) Girlfriend
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Jan. 10 2018 7:54 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Donald Trump Has Offended South Carolina
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Jan. 10 2018 2:02 PMBenghazi Enthusiast and Onetime Suspected Arsonist Darrell Issa Retires, Possibly Opening Seat for Dems
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Jan. 8 2018 2:06 PMOprah’s Record of Promoting Charlatans Should Perhaps Give Us Pause About Her Impending Presidency
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Jan. 25 2018 10:51 AMIdaho Is Ignoring the Affordable Care Act by Telling Insurers They Can Charge More for Pre-Existing Conditions
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Jan. 24 2018 12:56 PMPenn State Officials Went to Jail Over Jerry Sandusky. Could That Happen at Michigan State?
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Jan. 22 2018 3:50 PMProgressives Split on Whether Democrats Made a Savvy Deal or Are Craven, Spineless Failures
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Jan. 19 2018 5:36 PMDoes Shutting Down the Government for No Reason Hurt the Person Who Runs the Government?
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Jan. 18 2018 2:15 PMSebastian Gorka, Immigrant Crime Obsessive, Is Wanted for Committing a Crime in Another Country
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Jan. 17 2018 8:33 PMWill (Allegedly) Comparing His Porn Girlfriend to His Daughter Hurt the President Politically?
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Jan. 17 2018 12:52 PMRepublican Sen. Jeff Flake Compares “Reprehensible” Trump to Stalin, Assad on Senate Floor
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Jan. 16 2018 11:38 PMDemocrats Unveil "Mitch McTurtle," America’s Worst Campaign Idea Since "Pokemon Go to the Polls"
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Jan. 16 2018 1:52 PMTrump Administration Has Interesting Thoughts on Race, Industriousness of Norwegian Citizens
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Jan. 12 2018 4:37 PMReport: Trump Lawyer Paid $130,000 in November 2016 for Silence of Porn Actress Who Alleged Affair With Trump
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Jan. 11 2018 7:10 PMMaybe Trump Doesn’t Have Great "Political Instincts" as Much as America Has Bad President Instincts
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Jan. 11 2018 1:27 PMOh No, Putin Just Said Kim Jong-un “Won This Round” in His Showdown With Trump
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Jan. 10 2018 3:09 PMPresident Who Says He Rarely Watches TV Describes Multiple Hours of Tuesday Cable News Programming in Detail
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Jan. 8 2018 5:21 PMWhite Militia Icon Cliven Bundy Set Free by Obama-Appointed Latina Judge in Ferocious Ruling
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Jan. 5 2018 4:54 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: What If the Real Crime Was Suggesting Trump Committed a Crime?

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