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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Nov. 6 2017 10:51 AMThe Two Dumb Viral Things Trump Did This Weekend Didn’t Really Happen
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Nov. 2 2017 2:23 PMTrump-Endorsed Media Outlet Reports That Hitler Is Alive
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Nov. 2 2017 11:51 AMClinton Ally and Former DNC Chairwoman Turns Tables, Accuses DNC of Rigging Primary Against Bernie
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Oct. 31 2017 11:00 PMUpdate: Man Behind Manhattan Truck Terrorist Attack Identified; At Least Eight Dead
Brow Beat
Oct. 31 2017 11:53 AMI Got a Pumpkin Facial and Unfortunately It Did Not Involve Troweling Pumpkin Onto My Face
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Oct. 30 2017 4:43 PMWhite House: Campaign Adviser’s Effort to Set Up Campaign-Approved Meeting Wasn’t “Campaign Activity”
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Oct. 30 2017 11:08 AMMueller Charged Manafort With Crimes Predating the Trump Campaign. Is He Allowed to Do That? (Yes.)
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Oct. 27 2017 3:55 PMWho Starts Whining Earlier in the Morning: Donald Trump or an Actual Baby?
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Oct. 26 2017 11:44 AMGame Change Author Suspended From MSNBC Over Sexual Assault Allegations
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Oct. 25 2017 5:34 PMTrump-Connected Firm With Huge Puerto Rico Contract Threatens San Juan Mayor on Twitter
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Oct. 25 2017 12:33 PMHey Look, It's Another Contact Between the Trump Campaign and Someone Connected to Russian Hackers
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Oct. 24 2017 4:41 PMWatch Jeff Flake Attempt a Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Moment by Denouncing Trump on Senate Floor
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Oct. 24 2017 11:21 AMRepublican Senator Says History Will Remember Trump for “the Debasement of Our Nation”
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Oct. 20 2017 5:39 PMToday's Impeach-O-Meter: The Potemkin Opioid Plan
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Oct. 20 2017 12:03 PMThree Richard Spencer Supporters Arrested for Attempted Murder of Protesters in Gainesville
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Nov. 2 2017 8:08 PMEnough With the Freakin' Tax Postcards
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Nov. 2 2017 12:43 PMRepublicans Propose Huge Tax Cut That Will Benefit Everyone and Not Have Any Negative Repercussions*
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Nov. 1 2017 12:07 PMPapa John’s Blames Falling Sales on NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem (Seriously)
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Oct. 31 2017 6:54 PMDemocrats Would Be Perfectly Happy for Mueller to Indict Democrat Tony Podesta
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Oct. 30 2017 10:22 PMMaybe Mueller Will Just Grind the Administration to Dust Nice and Slow
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Oct. 30 2017 1:33 PMTrump Campaign Adviser Pleads Guilty to Lying About Some Very Interesting Contact With Russia
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Oct. 27 2017 4:35 PMMemo That Russian Lawyer Prepared for Donald Jr. Was Approved by Russian Government
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Oct. 26 2017 5:06 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Odds of GOP Losing Congress Hit New High (but Are Still Pretty Low)
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Oct. 26 2017 10:56 AMTrump Refers to Confederacy as “Our Great Heritage”
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Oct. 25 2017 2:43 PMTrump Says Soldier’s Widow Must Be Wrong Because He Has “One of the Great Memories of All Time”
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Oct. 24 2017 9:05 PMToday's Impeach-O-Meter: Does Anyone Care What Jeff Flake Says?
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Oct. 24 2017 12:54 PMOdds of Being Incinerated in Nuclear Hellfire Fall Slightly as White House Says Trump Won’t Visit DMZ
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Oct. 23 2017 12:15 PMU.S. Reportedly Revokes Visa of Putin Critic Whose Activism Was Subject of Don Jr.–Russia Meeting (Updated)
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Oct. 20 2017 3:05 PMVideo Totally Contradicts White House's Story About Congresswoman Involved in Trump Feud
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Oct. 19 2017 5:26 PMMan Who Works for Donald Trump Complains That Americans Don't Respect Women Anymore

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