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  2. impeachment
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  3. mueller time
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  4. just asking questions
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  5. bernie sanders
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  6. pulitzer prize
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  7. elizabeth warren
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  8. thomas massie
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  9. israel elections
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  10. immigration
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  11. vision 2020
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  12. vision 2020
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  13. just asking questions
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  14. mueller time
    Intelligencer Chat: Did ‘the Media’ Screw Up the Trump-Russia Story?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the calls for a mainstream-press reckoning are fair.
  15. mueller time
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  16. mueller time
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  17. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Are Democrats Too Nervous to Nominate a Woman?The trauma of 2016 may have given rise to a cautious way of looking at 2020.
  18. vision 2020
    John Hickenlooper Recounts the Time He Took His Mother to See Deep ThroatTop this anecdote, Bernie.
  19. devin nunes
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  20. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Does Beto’s Policy Vision Matter?Some Democratic candidates are ultraspecific about what they’d do in office; others are mostly vague. How much do voters care either way?
  21. just asking questions
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  22. just asking questions
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  23. impeachment
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  24. just asking questions
    A Former Fox News Editor on What The New Yorker’s Big Exposé MissedKen LaCorte says his decision not to publish a story about Stormy Daniels’s affair with Trump had nothing to do with partisanship.
  25. ilhan omar
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  26. closings
    Good-bye to the Best Trivia Night in New YorkA legendary quiz — and a way of life — disappears forever.
  27. facebook
    ‘Mark Is an Authoritarian’: An Early Facebook Investor on the Company’s SinsTalking with venture capitalist and newfound Silicon Valley doomsayer Roger McNamee.
  28. q&a
    Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Thinks Trump’s Exit Plan Is a Big MistakeA talk with Ryan Crocker, who says the peace talks with the Taliban are a recipe for disaster, and after 17 years, the U.S. should keep on fighting.
  29. william arkin
    A Former NBC News Military Analyst on Why Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Underrated“When Mr. Magoo walks across the girder from one skyscraper to another, we should at least recognize that he did it.”
  30. alexandria ocasio-cortez
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  31. government shutdown
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  32. brett kavanaugh
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  33. elon musk
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  34. jeff flake
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  35. brett kavanaugh
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  36. rod rosenstein
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  37. brett kavanaugh
    Trump Stands by Kavanaugh After Latest Allegations“Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person, and I am with him all the way.”
  38. christine ford
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  39. brett kavanaugh
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  40. paul gosar
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  41. garrett ventry
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  42. christine ford
    Grassley Reportedly Gives Ford Until Saturday Afternoon to Decide on TestifyingAfter waffling on his initial ultimatum, the Senate Judiciary Chairman grudgingly extended the deadline.
  43. shane bauer
    Shane Bauer Talks Working Undercover at a Private PrisonIn a new book, the investigative reporter toggles between the grim present and brutal history of for-profit incarceration in America.
  44. hurricane florence
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  45. brock long
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  46. juan david ortiz
    Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in TexasAuthorities say a fifth woman managed to escape the suspect and alert authorities.
  47. juan david ortiz
    Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in TexasAuthorities are calling him a serial killer.
  48. james mattis
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  49. hurricane maria
    Trump Continues to Promote Puerto Rico Deaths Conspiracy TheoryThe president will never back down from a lie that makes him look good, and this one is no different.
  50. paul manafort
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