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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Dec. 6 2017 6:36 PMWhy Is Doug Jones Throwing Around a Dog-Whistle Phrase Southern Sheriffs Once Used to Attack MLK?
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Dec. 6 2017 11:39 AMMore Ugly Details Emerge About Harvey Weinstein’s Legal and PR Army as Accusers File Class Action Suit
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Dec. 5 2017 4:31 PMDemocrats: Please, Please Stop Sharing Seth Abramson’s Very Bad Tweets
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Dec. 4 2017 3:18 PMSo Did Trump Admit He Obstructed Justice or What?
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Dec. 1 2017 5:22 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: ABC’s Brian Ross Has a Lot Riding on This One (Update: Yep, He Boned It)
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Dec. 1 2017 11:37 AMReport: Flynn Prepared to Testify That Trump Told Him to Contact Russia
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Nov. 30 2017 8:33 PMToday's Impeach-O-Meter: Is It Good Politics to Help Rich People Buy More Yachts?
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Nov. 30 2017 10:29 AMReport: Trump Is “Ready” to Fire Rex Tillerson
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Nov. 29 2017 2:47 PMToday Has Been Harrowing, but at Least It’s Friday
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Nov. 28 2017 8:47 PMToday's Impeach-O-Meter: Could Flynn Flip Topple Trump Over Russia Ruse?
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Nov. 28 2017 12:19 PMTrump Paid $1 Million Settlement to Undocumented Immigrants Employed on Trump Tower Project
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Nov. 27 2017 5:30 PMRight-Wing Group Caught Red-Handed Trying to Feed Washington Post a Fake Roy Moore Story
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Nov. 27 2017 10:34 AMTax Bill Will Be Altered in “Mathematical” Way, Announces President Who Definitely Has a Grasp of All Its Details
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Nov. 20 2017 5:57 PMToday's Impeach-O-Meter: Tom Steyer Still Isn't Helping
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Nov. 20 2017 1:31 PMReport: H.R. McMaster, Like Rex Tillerson, Has Said Privately That Trump Is Real Dumb
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Dec. 6 2017 2:54 PMHarvey Weinstein’s Lawyers Suggest Some Accusers Had Consensual Sex With Him and Developed Regrets Later
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Dec. 5 2017 10:44 PMA Bill So Unpopular It Made Voters Think Democrats Have Better Ideas About Taxes Than Republicans
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Dec. 4 2017 7:52 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Report Says RNC Delegate Was Told Trump Requested Russia-Specific Platform Tweak
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Dec. 3 2017 12:03 AMThe End Zone Literally Folded Up Like a Carpet During a Crucial Play in the Big Ten Championship Game
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Dec. 1 2017 12:51 PMRemember When Trump Reportedly Told Michael Flynn to "Stay Strong" During the Russia Investigation?
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Dec. 1 2017 10:30 AMMichael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI About Russia, Appears to Be Cooperating With Mueller
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Nov. 30 2017 3:47 PMWhat Is Wrong With NBC?
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Nov. 29 2017 5:05 PMRoy Moore Surging in Polls Because Apparently Being Credibly Accused of Sex Crimes Only Matters for Like a Week
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Nov. 29 2017 12:09 PMProminent White Nationalist Thinks Trump's Anti-Muslim Tweets Went Too Far
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Nov. 28 2017 5:10 PMTrump, Pelosi, Schumer Engage in Competing Displays of Not Meeting With Each Other
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Nov. 27 2017 5:55 PMColorado Warns Residents Congress Is About to Let Children's Health Insurance Funding Run Out
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Nov. 27 2017 12:16 PMTrump Endorses Publication That Has Reported That the Pope Uses Magic to Control World Events
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Nov. 21 2017 1:47 PMHarvey Weinstein’s Lawyers Are Still Telling People His 2015 Accuser Worked as a Prostitute
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Nov. 20 2017 3:14 PMBills Coach Still Not Sure It Was a Mistake to Start Quarterback Who Had Worst Game of All Time
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Nov. 20 2017 11:25 AMBorder Agent Who May Have Been Attacked Dies in West Texas

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