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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July 6 2018 2:00 PMThe Pentagon Says It’s Not Purging Immigrant Recruits, but Some Evidence Indicates Otherwise
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July 5 2018 11:10 AMTrump Makes It Official, Literally Compares Families at Border to People Who Should Get Off His Lawn
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July 2 2018 3:15 PMRon Paul Becomes Latest Republican to Post Literal Nazi Content
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June 29 2018 11:40 AMDemocrats’ Options for Blocking a SCOTUS Nominee, Ranked From Least to Most Likely to Be Successful
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June 28 2018 10:50 AMTrump Follows Up Promise to Impose “LAW AND ORDER” With Complaint That His Friends Are Being Prosecuted for Committing Crimes
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June 27 2018 12:56 PMThe CEO of Harley-Davidson Did Not Call Donald Trump a “Moron”
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June 26 2018 5:26 PMJudge Praised by Trump for Questioning Robert Mueller’s Authority Rules That Mueller Does, in Fact, Have Authority
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June 26 2018 11:39 AMCNN Says ’60s Protesters Were More “Civil” Than Today’s Left as Stupidity Threatens to Overwhelm Universe
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June 25 2018 10:28 AMPresident Attacks Small-Town Virginia Restaurant as “Filthy” Because It Protested His Child Concentration Camp Policy
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June 22 2018 12:38 PMA Bunch of Bald Eagles Died From Eating a Tainted Raccoon in What Is Probably Not a Good Omen for July 4 or Just in General
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June 21 2018 3:17 PMMelania Trump Wore a Jacket With the Words “I Really Don’t Care” Written on It to Visit Kids at the Border
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June 21 2018 12:14 PMReport: On-the-Ground Border Policy on Family Separation May, in Fact, Have Changed Overnight
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June 15 2018 1:41 PMWould Democrats Think There Was a Conspiracy Against Them If FBI Staffers Had Texted Each Other About Stopping Hillary?
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June 14 2018 11:21 AMDepartment of Justice Report Concludes That FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Case Was Flawed but Not Motivated by Political Bias
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June 13 2018 2:16 PMMichael Cohen Is About to Flip on Trump or Is Bluffing or Is Maybe Doing Something Else, Various Reports Say
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July 5 2018 4:37 PMExtremely, Extremely Scandal-Plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Has Resigned
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July 3 2018 2:27 PMTrump Seems to Think ICE Is Some Sort of Delta Force for Fighting MS-13 in the Streets
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June 29 2018 3:57 PMPlease Enjoy This Incredible Video of Two Canadians Trying to Avoid Arrest at a Convenience Store
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June 28 2018 3:58 PMAt Least Five Dead in Shooting at Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland; Shooter Identified
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June 27 2018 4:32 PMPolitics “Expert” Chuck Todd Thinks GOP Might Worry About Hypocrisy of Pushing Through SCOTUS Pick in Election Year
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June 27 2018 12:24 PMPelosi Calls Ocasio-Cortez Upset a Random Outlier, Also Dismisses Rumbling in Distance as “Probably Nothing”
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June 26 2018 4:35 PMHold Onto Your Butts (Maybe): Report Says Mueller Wants to Conclude Trump-Russia Collusion Probe “by Fall”
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June 25 2018 5:39 PMEverything We Know About the Separated Migrant Families and What Happens Next
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June 22 2018 9:31 PMTrump’s New Argument: If We Don’t Separate Families at the Border, “Illegal Aliens” Will Murder American Kids
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June 21 2018 5:35 PMJeff Sessions Now Says the Administration “Never Really Intended” to Separate Families. Liar Liar Liar!
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June 21 2018 2:41 PMDespite Trump’s Executive Order, the Administration May Still Be Separating Families
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June 20 2018 11:35 AMTrump Signs Executive Order Purporting to End Family Separations—but Not Reunifying Separated Families
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June 15 2018 11:49 AMFormer Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Is Going to Jail for Witness Tampering
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June 13 2018 6:43 PMDemocrats Block Street Near White House to Protest Trump Family Separation Policy
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June 13 2018 10:57 AMWinner of Virginia Republican Senate Primary Immediately Suggests His Opponent Should Be Put in Jail

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