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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May 2 2018 3:35 PMWashington Bolsters Reputation as NFL’s Most Progressive Team by Launching “Hot or Not” Page for Its Own Cheerleaders
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May 2 2018 1:13 PMTy Cobb, One of the Lawyers Who’s Been Handling the Mueller Investigation, Is Leaving the White House
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May 1 2018 2:57 PMTrump’s Doctor Says Trump’s Bodyguard Metaphorically Raped Him
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April 30 2018 5:28 PMReport: John Kelly Frequently Refers to Donald Trump as “an Idiot”
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April 30 2018 11:46 AMIn Amazing Coincidence, Billionaire Who Advised Trump on Regulatory “Reform” Got Huge Regulatory Exemption for His Oil Refinery
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April 27 2018 11:14 AMThe House Intelligence Committee’s Big Russia Report Looks Like a Mimeographed 1980s-Era High School Abstinence Pamphlet
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April 26 2018 5:50 PMA Complete List of the Women Who Have Accused Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault
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April 26 2018 10:43 AMOld Man Yells at Country
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April 25 2018 12:40 PMExperts (and Laypeople) Are Skeptical of Joy Reid’s Claim That Hackers Published Homophobic Comments Under Her Name
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April 24 2018 2:41 PMWatch Trump’s Rambling Remarks About Ronny Jackson and Decide for Yourself Whether Jackson Is Still His VA Nominee
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April 23 2018 5:31 PMRepublican Ad Accuses Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wanting to Abort the Next Martin Luther King Jr.
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April 23 2018 12:13 PMPolice Searching for Tennessee Mass Shooting Suspect Used Site of Different, Earlier Mass Shooting as Staging Ground
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April 20 2018 5:18 PMThe CDC Has Issued a National Warning Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce (Really!)
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April 20 2018 11:15 AMLet’s Go Back to How a Lawyer Advising Trump Said That Michael Cohen Would Be Subject to Rape With a “Racial Overtone” in Prison
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April 19 2018 2:43 PMNew York Farmer Says ICE Raided His Property Without Warrant, Handcuffed Him, and Took His Phone When He Complained
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May 2 2018 2:13 PMShould Public-School Teaching Pay So Little That Teachers Live in Group Homes and Commute 50 Miles to Work?
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May 1 2018 5:36 PMPence Headlines Event for PAC Whose “Advocacy Director” Says It’s a “Statistical Observation” That Black People Are Lazy
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May 1 2018 1:15 PMCute Tiger Cub Discovered at Mexican Border in Potential Metaphor for Trump Era, All of American History
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April 30 2018 4:01 PMJohn Legend Gently Explaining Civil Rights–Related Party Realignment to Kanye Is the Most Relatable Thing a Celebrity Has Ever Done
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April 27 2018 4:51 PMReports: Trump May Once Again Nominate the Most Recent Person He Talked To for VA Cabinet Position
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April 27 2018 10:51 AMLawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Says She Is an Informant for the Russian Government
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April 26 2018 11:39 AMFederal Prosecutors Have Already Submitted Trump’s Fox & Friends Interview as Evidence That Michael Cohen Is Full of It
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April 26 2018 8:12 AMRonny Jackson Withdraws From VA Nomination Process
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April 24 2018 5:36 PMCustody Litigation Between Two Ex-Trump Staffers Involves Allegation That NASA Faked the Moon Landing
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April 24 2018 12:51 PMKris Kobach Left a Note to Himself in an Official Court Filing
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April 23 2018 2:47 PMTennessee Waffle House Shooting Suspect Has Been Captured
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April 23 2018 11:09 AMBritish Woman Gives Birth to Baby
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April 20 2018 4:09 PMDemocrat on Internal DNC Call About Russia Lawsuit Asks Why DNC Is Spending Money to Sue Russia
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April 19 2018 5:30 PMChuck Schumer Will Unveil a Marijuana Decriminalization Bill on Friday—Which, Yes, Is 4/20
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April 19 2018 12:53 PMWhat We’ve Learned Since Tuesday About the Deadly Southwest Airlines Flight

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