John Talty

John Talty is a Slate intern.

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Dec. 11 2009 7:12 AMYour Votes for the Top 10 Stories of 2009The best stories of the year.
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Nov. 25 2009 11:01 AMObama's Missed Deadlines, Holder's Testimony, and Palin's FutureThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 30 2009 11:02 AMReform Fiends, Tomb Raiders, and Skull ChicThe week's most interestingSlate stories.
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Oct. 16 2009 11:08 AMPrivate Equity, Public Option, and Pig FluThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 2 2009 11:07 AMConcussions, Cross-Promotions, and the Clinton TapesThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Sept. 11 2009 11:03 AMLies, Trigger Options, and Presidential ImpostorsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Dec. 4 2009 11:20 AMTiger's Bad Week, Obama's War Plan, and Pop's First Wild ChildThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Nov. 13 2009 10:53 AMKids Behind Bars, Lefties Against Reform, and Revisiting Y2KThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 23 2009 11:03 AMFat Cats and Smooth OperatorsThe week's most interestingSlate stories.
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Oct. 9 2009 11:08 AMPeace and QuietThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Sept. 25 2009 11:03 AMBloodsuckers, the Politics of Hate, and Fixing AfghanistanThe week's most interesting Slate stories.

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