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. 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. 5 2018 3:38 PMSlate Intercepted the White House’s Gorilla Channel Footage
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Jan. 5 2018 10:58 AMTrump Attacks Media for Failing to Win Elections (?)
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Jan. 4 2018 1:54 PMThis East Coast Snowstorm Is So Crazy and Dangerous Steve Bannon Just Tried to Get It to Run for Congress
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Dec. 20 2017 1:17 PM7,000 Children in Alabama Will Likely Lose Health Coverage on New Year’s Day Because of Congress
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Dec. 19 2017 5:24 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Christie Endorses Mueller to Annoy Kushner
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Dec. 18 2017 5:30 PMThe Republicans Accusing Mueller of Plotting a "Coup" Seem to Have Forgotten What a Coup Is
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Dec. 15 2017 5:25 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: How to Shut Down a Russia Investigation Without Looking Completely Craven About It
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Dec. 14 2017 5:18 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Enough With the Giant Stacks of Paper
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Dec. 14 2017 1:27 PMWeinstein Rep Calls Salma Hayek’s Account of Nightmarish Sexual Bullying During Frida the Result of "Creative Friction"
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Dec. 13 2017 2:38 PMAn Eager Nation Awaits Political Supergenius Steve Bannon’s Next Move
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Dec. 13 2017 12:02 AMRoy Moore Says He Is Not Yet Conceding, But He’s Almost Certainly Already Lost
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Dec. 12 2017 1:47 PMJeff Sessions Appears to Have Poured Cold Water (Again) on GOP Demands for Second Special Counsel
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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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Jan. 5 2018 1:44 PMThe Times’ Latest Trump Scoop Is a Reminder That Obstruction of Justice Is Still a Thing
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Jan. 4 2018 6:14 PMIs Steve Bannon Getting Impeached at Breitbart?
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Jan. 3 2018 3:10 PMTake the Latest Explosive Trump/Bannon Stories in the Context of Their Source, a Notoriously Unreliable Narrator
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Dec. 20 2017 1:10 PMIt’s Official: The Tax Bill Has Passed Congress
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Dec. 19 2017 3:42 PMRepublican Senator Defends Tax Bill by Citing Normal Couple Who Make $15,000 a Year Through Corporate Shelter
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Dec. 18 2017 12:06 PMTwitter Is Banning White Nationalists—and Some of the First to Go Have Connections to the Trump White House
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Dec. 15 2017 1:09 PMWhat Kind of Congressman Would Call for Trump to Fire Robert Mueller? Oh, Right, This Kind.
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Dec. 14 2017 2:48 PMYou Will Laugh at How Small an Amount of Marijuana This Is, but a Football Player Got Arrested for It
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Dec. 13 2017 4:53 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: The Lowest Ebb Yet of the Trump Presidency
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Dec. 13 2017 12:21 AMRoy Moore’s Brother Says Doug Jones Will Pay for What He’s Done in the Afterlife
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Dec. 12 2017 10:59 PMThe Place Where the Wave Finally Broke and Rolled Back
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Dec. 12 2017 10:21 AMTrump Just Suggested Kirsten Gillibrand Trades Sex for Campaign Donations. Let’s All Take the Day Off.

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