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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April 16 2018 3:38 PMOh My God, Michael Cohen’s Secret Third Client Is … Sean Hannity!
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April 16 2018 1:14 AMThe Most Newsworthy Part of ABC’s Comey Interview Was an Unaired Detail About His Infamous Hillary Email Letter
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April 13 2018 2:10 PMMichael Cohen Arranged $1.6 Million Payment to Playboy Model Who Said She Had Abortion After Affair With RNC Official
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April 13 2018 11:03 AMSuburban Detroit Man Arrested for Firing Shotgun at Black 14-Year-Old Who Knocked on Door to Ask for Directions to School
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April 12 2018 1:18 PMHeads Up, Everyone: Sixty-Seven Tons of Frozen Salisbury Steak Have Been Recalled Because of “Bone Contamination”
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April 11 2018 5:16 PMA Public Request to John Boehner to Invite Me to Smoke Weed and Drink Red Wine With Him in Ohio
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April 11 2018 11:21 AMPaul “Mr. Responsible Balanced Budgets Guy” Ryan Created a Trillion-Dollar Deficit and Then Quit
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April 10 2018 12:26 PMTrump Keeps Appointing Republicans to Oversee the Russia Investigation and It Keeps Backfiring on Him Spectacularly
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April 9 2018 3:23 PMThis Is Definitely Today’s Most Unique Story About a Doctor Stealing His Patient’s Blood
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April 6 2018 3:52 PMThis Nonsensical Sound Bite About Trump and a Sandbox Actually Explains a Lot About Why We’re All Screwed
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April 5 2018 5:08 PMThe NYPD Says It Killed a Man Wednesday Because He Was Wielding a Pipe Like a Gun. Video Appears to Back Them Up.
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April 2 2018 5:29 PMDid a K Street Firm Help Launch the Andrew McCabe GoFundMe That’s Raised $550,000 From the #Resistance?
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March 30 2018 4:43 PMControversial Concussion Doctor Says His Autopsy of Stephon Clark Contradicts Police Account of Shooting
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March 30 2018 11:54 AMYou Might as Well Take the Rest of the Day Off Because the President Already Did
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March 29 2018 1:27 PMTrump’s Lawyer’s Lawyer Now Says Trump’s Lawyer Wasn’t Actually Trump’s Lawyer
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April 16 2018 11:10 AMMichael Cohen Worked in 2017 for Trump, the RNC Affair Guy, and One Other Person Who’s Probably Real Nervous Right Now
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April 13 2018 5:40 PMAndrew McCabe Got Fired for Allegedly Misleading James Comey, Which Screws Up Pretty Much Everyone’s Narrative
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April 13 2018 12:07 PMJames Comey Says the Pee Tape Is (Maybe) Real (He Really Can’t Say (The Pee Tape Is Real))
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April 12 2018 5:26 PMThe Latest Trump Extramarital Affair Allegation Is Weird and May Well Not Be True
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April 12 2018 11:14 AMSenate Committee Will Consider Bill to Protect Mueller … in Two Weeks. Cool, No Need to Rush It or Anything, Guys
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April 11 2018 1:41 PMReport: Republicans Will Bring Bill Protecting Mueller to Committee Vote in Senate
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April 10 2018 4:41 PMAre Reporters Goading Trump Into Firing Mueller When They Scream at Him Constantly About Firing Mueller?
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April 9 2018 5:02 PMThe FBI Raided Michael Cohen’s Office and Hotel Room Monday Morning (!)
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April 9 2018 1:52 PMTrump Official Who Once Cut His Ex’s Brake Lines Thinks Parkland May Be FBI-Pedophile Conspiracy
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April 6 2018 11:41 AMIt’s Objectively an Easter Miracle That Scott Pruitt Hasn’t Been Fired Yet
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April 5 2018 2:12 PMIn 1997, U.S. Troops at the Border Killed a “Drug Smuggler” Who Was Actually an American Teenager Herding Livestock
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April 2 2018 11:15 AMWhat in God’s Name Is the President Talking About, “Angry Weekend Tweets About DACA Caravans” Edition
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March 30 2018 1:06 PMPulse Shooter’s Wife Acquitted After Trial Involving Multiple Embarrassing Revelations About FBI
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March 29 2018 5:37 PMIs Donald Trump Such a Big, Grown-Up Boy That He Could Do All the President Jobs Himself?
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March 28 2018 6:11 PMThe Only (Alleged) Sex-Slave Cult Story You Need to Understand Kirsten Gillibrand’s Weakness as a 2020 Candidate

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