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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Sept. 24 2018 6:29 PMWe’re About to Find Out Whether Michael Avenatti Is Full of It
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Sept. 21 2018 6:25 PMSo … Who Tattled on Rod Rosenstein to the New York Times?
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Sept. 20 2018 4:29 PMKavanaugh Accuser Says in Letter That She Will Testify Next Week if Conditions Are “Fair”
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Sept. 20 2018 10:59 AMJudiciary Staffer Leading Christine Blasey Ford Investigation Tweets That He Is “Determined” to “Confirm Judge Kavanaugh”
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Sept. 19 2018 1:30 PMTrump Says Kavanaugh Is a Good Man, Which Is What He Always Says About People Who’ve Maybe Done Bad Stuff
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Sept. 10 2018 3:57 PMDemocrat Who Shot a Proposed Bill in a Famous Campaign Ad Has a New Ad in Which He Shoots a Lawsuit
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Sept. 7 2018 3:24 PMBarack Obama Endorses “Medicare for All”
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Sept. 6 2018 5:23 PMTrump-Like Presidential Candidate in Brazil Stabbed on Camera During Rally
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Sept. 5 2018 4:52 PMProsecutors Basically Say GOP Congressman Embezzled So He Could Role-Play as a Millennial
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Sept. 5 2018 10:45 AMPlane From Dubai Quarantined at JFK After Sudden Outbreak of Sickness, but It’s Probably Nothing
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Aug. 23 2018 5:28 PMReport Explaining Why Ohio State Didn’t Fire Urban Meyer Documents Successful Cover-up by Urban Meyer
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Aug. 22 2018 11:36 AMA Certain President Is Watching TV and Cutting Loose Online With Excuses for Why All His Friends Are Being Convicted of Crimes
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Aug. 20 2018 2:42 PMWhite House Speechwriter Appeared on Panel With Author Who Compared Black South Africans to Cannibals
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July 26 2018 12:19 PMA Prankster Caused $5,000 in Damage by Untying One of Betsy DeVos’ 10 Boats From Its Dock
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July 25 2018 12:44 PMKirsten Gillibrand Just Emailed Me to Say She Thinks About Me Before She Falls Asleep
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Sept. 24 2018 3:13 PMThe Times, in Tattling on Rod Rosenstein for Being Suspicious of Trump, Left Out That Everyone Else Was Suspicious of Him Too
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Sept. 21 2018 1:53 PMGOP Scrambles to Escape Wreckage of Plan to Exonerate Kavanaugh by Naming Different Guy as Potential Sex Criminal
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Sept. 20 2018 3:24 PMGOP Congressman’s Joke About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation Demonstrates That He Doesn’t Understand Sexual Assault Allegations or Jokes
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Sept. 19 2018 4:53 PMSen. Jeff Flake Calls Donald Trump Jr.’s Joke About Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser “Sickening”
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Sept. 18 2018 10:42 AMHow Will the President Respond to His Penis Being Described as “the Mushroom Character From Mario Kart”?
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Sept. 10 2018 1:53 PMBernie Sanders Declines to Endorse Cynthia Nixon’s Democratic-Socialist Challenge to Andrew Cuomo
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Sept. 7 2018 1:48 PMSo No One’s Going to Ask Brett Kavanaugh How He Got Into Massive Debt by Allegedly Buying Baseball Tickets?
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Sept. 6 2018 2:00 PMTrump Administration Announces Creative Plan to Ignore Rules Against Indefinite Detention of Undocumented Children
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Sept. 5 2018 12:55 PMTrump Blames Son for Botched Endorsement, Says He Has Pictures of Robert Mueller “Hugging and Kissing” James Comey
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Aug. 24 2018 12:28 PMThe Trump Organization’s CFO Got Immunity From Prosecutors, but Hold Your Horses on Calling It a Game-Changing Flip
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Aug. 23 2018 11:23 AMPresident Launches Stop-Snitching Campaign
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Aug. 20 2018 4:41 PMTrump Brags That Latino American Border Guard “Speaks Perfect English,” Gets Name of Border Agency Wrong
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July 26 2018 3:34 PMHouse Republicans Decide Against Impeaching Rod Rosenstein in Outbreak of Suspiciously Noninsane Behavior
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July 25 2018 5:41 PMOH MY, O-H? Whistleblower Warns Columbus Cops Set Stormy Up for Butt-Touch Bust
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July 24 2018 1:58 PMWhy Fox News’ Scare Pieces About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Keep Turning Into Ads for Democratic Socialism

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