Virginia Heffernan
Virginia Heffernan Virginia Heffernan

Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Politico. Follow her on Twitter.

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Jan. 10 2018 6:33 PMTen Hours of Dossier TestimonyIf you like the White House reality show, read Fire and Fury. If you want to get into the weeds of the Russia scandal, read Glenn Simpson’s 312-page testimony.
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Dec. 29 2017 11:00 AMThe Truth Didn’t Set Us FreeHow Washington failed to handle Kremlin trolls.
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Dec. 15 2017 1:40 PMActing Ethically in the Fog of WarHow have governmental ethics held up in the age of Trump?
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Nov. 28 2017 7:52 PMThe Magnitsky Update, With Bill BrowderThe European Union needs to adopt the Magnitsky Act. Here’s why it will never pass it.
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Nov. 8 2017 11:29 AMA Year Spent in Panic-Inducing BubblesHow push notifications changed and shaped our lives one year after Trump’s election.
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Oct. 20 2017 2:46 PMHello Dossier, My Old FriendIt’s the return of the document Donald Trump can’t stop talking about.
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Oct. 7 2017 6:00 AM#AskTrumpcastYou asked questions via Twitter, voicemail, and snail mail. We have answers.
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Sept. 26 2017 9:25 AMTrumpcast Live From the Texas Tribune FestivalA panel discussion about white supremacy, Democrats in Texas, and the 2016 election.
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Sept. 19 2017 7:50 PMCornering ManafortWhy the most recent developments in the Paul Manafort investigation might leave the former Trump campaign chairman with no way out.
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Sept. 11 2017 2:13 PMFacebook’s Russia ProblemHow should the company deal with Russian disinformation? Can it?
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Aug. 28 2017 9:18 AMThe Pardon That Sets a Dangerous PrecedentDid the president obstruct justice … again?
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Aug. 21 2017 6:04 PMThe AntifaWho are the anti-fascists, and what are their roots?
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Aug. 15 2017 1:30 PMThere’s Nothing New Under the SunAfter Charlottesville, there should be no mistaking whose side the president is on.
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July 21 2017 7:03 PMLies, Pardons, and Bringing Trump to HeelWhat are we to make of all the president’s untruths?
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July 12 2017 6:27 PMIntent, Motive, and Legal ImplicationsDid Donald Trump Jr. cross any legal lines?
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Jan. 5 2018 9:00 PMObstructing and BurningThe White House started off its new year with a five-star dumpster fire.
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Dec. 18 2017 10:12 AMAll the President’s AccusersWhat will become of the sexual misconduct allegations against Trump?
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Dec. 4 2017 8:00 PMA Desperate Defense Knows No BoundsHow do you mount a defense for a president who admitted to obstructing justice on prime-time television?
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Nov. 17 2017 12:06 PMTrumpcast Live From San FranciscoShould the Democrats talk more about impeachment?
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Oct. 31 2017 9:52 AMRobert Mueller’s Opening SalvoWith a one-two punch, Mueller sends a message to those involved in the Trump-Russia scandal: Cooperate or else.
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Oct. 11 2017 2:20 PMA Corker of a StorySen. Bob Corker took Trump to task. What does that mean for the Republican Party?
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Oct. 2 2017 1:17 PMConcern-Trolling JaredKushner’s use of private email for White House business has us concerned.
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Sept. 21 2017 11:27 AMThe Last Person StandingIvanka Trump may just be the only Trump family member left at the end of this administration.
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Sept. 15 2017 10:07 AMIf You’re Concerned and You Know It, Just ImpeachChecking in on the Robert Mueller, Senate, and House Russia investigations.
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Aug. 31 2017 10:30 AMThe Key to a Thousand DoorsFelix Sater is the latest character in Trump’s Russia affair. Who is he and why does he matter for Mueller’s investigation?
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Aug. 24 2017 2:07 PMA Taxonomy of the Alt-RightBreaking down all the warring factions within the movement that helped Trump get elected.
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Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PMThe Press Conference That Did Him In?Will Trump become a lame-duck president?
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July 28 2017 7:30 PMHoly Hell to PayHave the Senate Republicans found the line they won’t allow Trump to cross?
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July 17 2017 5:28 PMLawyer Up, BroA field guide to Trump’s lawyers in the Russia investigation.
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July 3 2017 12:01 PMThe Pence Shake-Up and Rating Republican SentimentsDo Republicans fear the White House?

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