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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Jan. 18 2019 11:45 AMIt Took Trump’s Representatives Fourteen Hours to Deny That He Told Michael Cohen to Lie to Congress
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Jan. 17 2019 4:19 PMBeto O’Rourke’s Beatnik Road Trip Through the Southwest Is Good for America
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Jan. 16 2019 12:38 PMColossally Insensitive Michigan State President John Engler Has Finally Lost His Job
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Jan. 14 2019 3:47 PMDid Elizabeth Warren “Sell Out” to Powerful Interests by Opposing a Billionaire-Funded Charter School Proposal? (No.)
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Jan. 11 2019 11:54 AMTrump Official Once Complained That Using Condoms “Robs” Women of “Remarkable Chemicals” in Semen
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Jan. 10 2019 11:19 AMNew GOP Thing Is to Pretend No One Is Talking About a Wall Except Democrats, as if We Are All Idiots With No Memory
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Jan. 8 2019 5:07 PMManafort Filing Suggests Mueller Has Evidence of Something That Starts With C and Rhymes With Schmollusion
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Jan. 7 2019 4:07 PMJoe Biden Isn’t As Irresistible to Blue-Collar White Voters As He Thinks He Is
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Jan. 4 2019 11:44 AMDemocrats Weigh Merits of Calling Trump a “Motherfucker” Who Should Be Impeached ASAP
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Jan. 3 2019 1:39 PMElizabeth Warren Comes Out Swinging Right at Joe Lieberman’s Sleazy Old Lobbyist Face
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Jan. 2 2019 2:54 PMThe 2020 Democratic Primary Will Actually Be Good and Interesting if We Just Ignore Certain People Online
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Dec. 21 2018 1:25 PMOK, This Time Is Worse Than Usual
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Dec. 18 2018 1:12 PMFormer Top-Ranking Security Official in U.S. Admits Under Withering Questioning That He Knew Lying to the FBI Was Bad
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Dec. 14 2018 4:58 PMThe Trump Organization Tried to Massively Overcharge Trump’s Own Inaugural Committee for Hotel Space, LOL
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Dec. 13 2018 4:44 PMReport: Flynn Proposed Sanctions Relief Deal to Russia While Working for Trump Campaign
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Jan. 18 2019 1:03 AMReturn of the Impeach-O-Meter: Wow, so This Really Might Happen After All
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Jan. 17 2019 11:35 AMTwo Republican Congressmen Met With a Holocaust Denier About DNA “Research”
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Jan. 15 2019 4:18 PMCredit Where It’s Due: Democratic Leaders Have Not Caved Like a Bunch of Weenies on the Border Wall
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Jan. 11 2019 3:11 PMHope You Like National Parks Feces and Diarrhea Lettuce Because the Shutdown Is Lasting Until at Least Monday
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Jan. 10 2019 5:29 PM“Business” Appears to Be a Dirty, Dirty Word in the Democratic Primary
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Jan. 9 2019 1:19 PMCould There Be a Slower Response to an Actual “Invasion” at the Border Than Laboriously Building a 1,000-Mile Wall?
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Jan. 8 2019 3:06 PMClemson Proves That Almost Any College Football Team Could’ve Dethroned AlabamaYou just have to do literally everything right.
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Jan. 4 2019 3:26 PMTrump Reportedly Willing to Close Government for “Years” to Get His Wall. LOL!
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Jan. 3 2019 5:00 PMNew Wave of Democrats Realizes You Can Get Things Just by Asking for Them
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Jan. 2 2019 4:43 PMMy God, We’ve Really Gone Too Far This Time
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Dec. 21 2018 3:54 PMTrump’s Incoming Chief of Staff Said in 2015 That Border Wall Was a “Childish” Idea That Wouldn’t Work
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Dec. 18 2018 5:04 PMIt’s Cool and Normal That the President Endorsed an Infamous Conspiracy Author Who’s Promoting a Cancer “Miracle”
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Dec. 17 2018 1:28 PMHow the DOJ’s Indictment of Michael Flynn’s Business Partners Fits Into the Larger Russia Collusion Story
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Dec. 14 2018 11:33 AM7-Year-Old Who Died in Border Patrol Custody Had to Wait 90 Minutes for Medical Care After Falling Ill
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Dec. 13 2018 12:41 PMIt’s Only Breaking the Law if You Say the Words “Let’s Break the Law” Out Loud, President Suggests

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