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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Feb. 12 2018 3:41 PMJeff Sessions Just Said Slavery Caused the Civil War. That’s an Outrageous White Supre—Oh, Wait, That’s Actually Right
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Feb. 9 2018 5:25 PMReturn of Impeach-O-Meter: Stocks Down, Approval Up, Outlook Hazy
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Feb. 8 2018 5:05 PMIt’s Really Time for Orrin Hatch to Step Down
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Feb. 7 2018 5:30 PMThe White House Stood By Rob Porter Well After His Ex-Wives Gave Detailed Descriptions of Abuse to the FBI
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Feb. 7 2018 12:31 PM“Mexican” Judge (He’s American) Gets Last Laugh as Appeals Court OKs $25 Million Trump University Settlement
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Jan. 31 2018 5:16 PMFEMA Reverses Decision to End Puerto Rico Aid After Trump Celebrates Support for Puerto Rico in SOTU
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Jan. 31 2018 12:12 PMTrump’s List of Jobs American Heroes Do Extended All the Way From Fighting Fires to Being a Marine
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Jan. 30 2018 10:34 PMPinnacle of American Politics Reached as Republicans Give Standing Ovation to Concept of Flags
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Jan. 30 2018 2:18 PMABC News Hires Chris Christie, Demonstrates Why America Is in Permanent Decline
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Jan. 29 2018 1:50 PMCleveland Dropping “Chief Wahoo” Logo on Grounds That It’s a Racist Caricature of an Indian Named “Wahoo”
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Jan. 26 2018 2:25 PMImmigrant Who Just Won Public Service Award Named for MLK Is Now Hiding From ICE in a New Jersey Church
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Jan. 25 2018 2:13 PMWhite House Refers to Legal Immigrants as “Migrants,” Complains That U.S. “Resettles” Too Many of Them
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Jan. 24 2018 6:30 PMRed-State Dems Back Trump Nominee Who Helped Eli Lilly Get Off the Hook for Nursing Home Scandal
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Jan. 22 2018 5:24 PMToday’s Impeach-O-Meter: Donald Trump, of All People, Is Doing Something Hypocritical
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Jan. 22 2018 12:54 PMThe Government Shutdown Is Over and It May or May Not Be Because Democrats Folded Like a Cheap Suit
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Feb. 12 2018 12:24 PMDevin Nunes Is Funding a Local News Site That Has Said Devin Nunes Is “What a Hero Looks Like”
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Feb. 9 2018 2:06 PMTrump Says He Hopes Rob Porter Has a “Great Career” as Staffers Say They’re Being Asked to Lie About His Firing
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Feb. 8 2018 2:13 PMThe Cleveland Cavaliers Just Traded Pretty Much Everyone Who Isn’t LeBron
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Feb. 7 2018 1:45 PMTop Trump Aide Resigns After Being Accused of Physically Abusing Ex-Wives
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Feb. 1 2018 12:59 AMThe Democrats Are Losing Ground in Midterm Polls, But …
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Jan. 31 2018 1:34 PMFBI Issues Statement Denouncing House Republican Russia Memo That Trump Has Promised to Release
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Jan. 31 2018 12:29 AMTrump’s State of the Union Involved a Lot of Stories About Gruesome Injury and Death
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Jan. 30 2018 4:37 PMIn What Is Probably Not a Good Sign, the Pentagon Is Censoring Data About Whether We’re Winning in Afghanistan
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Jan. 29 2018 8:38 PMFunny How Fox Never Mentions That the Alleged FBI-Steele Conspiracy Can Be Traced Back to One of the GOP’s Biggest Donors
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Jan. 26 2018 5:04 PMWill the President Suffer Politically for Having Obviously Tried to Obstruct Justice a Billion Times?
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Jan. 25 2018 10:38 PMLet’s Pause to Appreciate That Trump Thinks Mueller Is Biased Against Him Because of Golf Club Fees
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Jan. 25 2018 10:51 AMIdaho Is Ignoring the Affordable Care Act by Telling Insurers They Can Charge More for Pre-Existing Conditions
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Jan. 24 2018 12:56 PMPenn State Officials Went to Jail Over Jerry Sandusky. Could That Happen at Michigan State?
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Jan. 22 2018 3:50 PMProgressives Split on Whether Democrats Made a Savvy Deal or Are Craven, Spineless Failures
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Jan. 19 2018 5:36 PMDoes Shutting Down the Government for No Reason Hurt the Person Who Runs the Government?

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