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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March 19 2018 3:30 PMTrump Hires Fox News Legal Pundit Who Claims That the FBI and Mueller Have Conspired to Frame Him
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March 16 2018 2:54 PMO.J. Simpson Criticizes Colin Kaepernick, Calls Trump “a Fun Guy” Because We Live in Hell
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March 15 2018 4:49 PMNational Hero Marco Rubio Introduces Bill to Make Daylight Savings Time Year-Round
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March 15 2018 12:52 PMSome Democrats Reportedly Want to Replace Nancy Pelosi With the Literal Congressman From Hollywood
Politics
March 14 2018 2:35 PMFBI May Fire Andrew McCabe After Review Finds He Wasn’t “Forthcoming” About Clinton Investigation
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March 13 2018 5:04 PMApparently Alabama Sheriffs Can Use Unspent Money From Their Jail-Food Budgets on Things Like Beach Houses
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March 13 2018 1:13 PMChaos Reigns at State Department as Official Who Disputed Trump Version of Tillerson Firing Has Also Been Fired
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March 12 2018 5:32 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: If You’re Into Getting Really Excited About Single Polls Here’s a Good One for You
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March 12 2018 1:02 PMBetsy DeVos Didn’t Say Anything in Her Viral 60 Minutes Clip That Democrats Haven’t Supported for Years
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March 9 2018 5:30 PMMichael Cohen Says He Borrowed Against His Home Equity to Pay Stormy Daniels’ Hush Money, As One Does
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March 8 2018 5:01 PMWatch a Steelworker Explain to Donald Trump That His Father, Herman, Is Not Dead
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March 8 2018 12:09 PMTrump Is Reportedly Peeved at Sarah Sanders for Being Indiscreet About His Alleged Shark Week Sex Affair
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March 7 2018 12:07 PMParkland Students Criticize Betsy DeVos for Limiting Availability During Marjory Stoneman Douglas Visit (Updated)
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March 6 2018 1:31 PMBeware Liberal-Baiting “White House in Chaos” Stories. Trump’s Position Is As Solid As It’s Ever Been.
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March 5 2018 2:36 PMTrump’s Lawyer Reportedly Had Trouble Getting Reimbursed for Porn Actress Payoff. Ain’t That Always the Way?
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March 19 2018 10:59 AMForty-Three Percent of Public Thinks That Launching Neverending War That Created ISIS Was a Good Idea
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March 16 2018 12:08 PMSteve Mnuchin Has Somehow Spent $2,507.42 Per Day on Airfare Since Taking Office
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March 15 2018 4:04 PMPublication Which Identified CIA Nominee as Supervisor of Abu Zubaydah Torture Retracts Report (Corrected Post)
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March 14 2018 5:33 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Future President Conor Lamb Guarantees Democratic Mega-Tsunami
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March 14 2018 12:24 PMNRA Responds to National Walkout Honoring Students Killed by AR-15 by Tweeting Glamour Photo of AR-15
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March 13 2018 2:49 PMChuck Schumer’s Statement on the Meltdown of the Executive Branch Is So Feeble It’s Almost Impressive
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March 13 2018 11:14 AMPublication Which Identified CIA Nominee as Supervisor of Abu Zubaydah Torture Retracts Report (Corrected Post)
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March 12 2018 4:51 PMBonkers Profile of Trump Crony Felix Sater Suggests He’s the Kind of Guy Who Wouldn’t Mind Working With Robert Mueller
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March 11 2018 6:30 PMCan You Enjoy March Madness This Year Without Being a Huge Hypocrite?Probably not. But maybe!
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March 9 2018 1:45 PMSweet Jesus, Will the Times’ Columnists Ever Write About Anything but the “Intolerant Left” Ever Again?
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March 8 2018 4:35 PMThese Democrats Seem to Have Forgotten DACA, but the Good News Is They’re Helping Deregulate Giant Banks
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March 7 2018 2:10 PMSwamp-Draining Trump Administration Has Hired 187 Lobbyists, New Count Finds
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March 6 2018 5:18 PMTrump’s Mouthy Porn Payoff Lawyer Is Also a Potentially Key Figure in the Mueller Investigation
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March 5 2018 5:52 PMFormer Aide, Who May Be Completely Full of It, Says Trump Knew About June 2016 Meeting With Russians
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March 5 2018 1:42 PMStriking West Virginia Teachers Want to Fix Their Failing Health Insurance System by Taxing Coal

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