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  1. e. jean carroll
    Why Has the Reaction to a Rape Allegation Against the President Been So Muted?Intelligencer staffers discuss the fallout from E. Jean Carroll’s story.
  2. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  3. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  4. vision 2020
    Inside Trump’s 2020 Campaign Launch in Orlando, It’s Still 2016Trump called this rally “45 Fest,” and it was billed as the official start to his reelection. It’s not clear yet what — if anything — this means.
  5. vision 2020
    Mayor Pete Is the Democrats’ Folksiest Heartland Hope. Really!Perhaps what they need to win the presidency is a gay Rust Belt millennial who has never governed anything but the fourth-largest city in Indiana.
  6. the white house
    Trump Aides Fear He Is Overselling His ‘Exoneration’“There will be plenty of unfavorable things in the full report,” said one. “So let’s not go overboard saying there’s no wrongdoing.”
  7. the swamp
    Who’s in Trump’s Rolodex?His phone friends may be more important than his staff. So who’s he calling?
  8. politics
    Self-Care Is a Self-Celebration for Trump at CPACAfter a brutal week at home and abroad, the president made a supersized spectacle of himself at the annual conservative conference.
  9. politics
    Donald Trump Seemed Bored While Declaring a National EmergencyThe president made a low-energy attempt at seizing authoritarian power in the Rose Garden on Friday.
  10. just asking questions
    Former WH Aide Cliff Sims on Trump’s Emotional Life and the Art of Leaking“I’d become someone I didn’t like,” says the Team of Vipers author. “I justified a lot of these things in the moment.”
  11. today in trump
    Donald Trump’s The Art of the KeelOn the ground in the Rose Garden, Trump’s attempt to spin the shutdown felt like a teleprompter-aided therapy session.
  12. what the trump
    How Trump Offered NASA Unlimited Funding to Put People on Mars by 2020“What if I gave you all the money you could ever need?” the president asked a baffled NASA official, according to former aide Cliff Sims.
  13. capitol scenes
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is in the BuildingThe first day of a new job isn’t easy for anyone — even if you’re a celebrity.
  14. war on christmas
    Donald Trump Hates Christmas PartiesMaking Christmas great again was a pillar of his campaign, but White House hosting duties have sparked a war on Christmas inside his own heart.
  15. the white house
    How John Kelly Failed to Tame the West WingWhat Trump’s new chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is walking into.
  16. statements
    Stormy Daniels Says She Will Reserve Judgment on Michael AvenattiIn a statement provided to New York, Daniels said the allegations against Avenatti are “very troubling” — but “only allegations.”
  17. statements
    Stormy Daniels Says She Will Reserve Judgment on Michael AvenattiIn a statement provided to New York, Daniels said the allegations against Avenatti are “very troubling” — but “only allegations.”
  18. republicans
    Live From the Trump International Hotel in D.C. on Election NightWhere Trump’s supporters in D.C. and some members of his administration and his family in Washington are taking in the election results.
  19. women and power
    Stormy Daniels Didn’t Want to Be Anybody’s Hero“I started this just because I wanted to set the record straight and not be bullied. Now I’m in charge of saving the world.”
  20. women and power
    Megyn Kelly Knew What She Was Doing With That Dress“Just because I’m blonde and I have my sexy dress on doesn’t make me a bimbo.”
  21. kanye west
    Inside the Historic Trump-Kanye Oval Office SummitFor once, the president wasn’t the biggest bloviator in the room.
  22. the white house
    My Private Oval Office Press Conference With Trump, Pence, Pompeo, and KellyThe president really wanted to convince me that he isn’t going to fire his chief of staff, John Kelly. He didn’t — but, wow…
  23. transition lenses
    Steven Mnuchin’s Rep Answers Every Question You Have About His Transition Lenses“He is a fan of the technology.”
  24. interview
    Bob Woodward on the ‘Best Obtainable Version of the Truth’ About TrumpThe legendary journalist explains Trump’s nervous breakdown, when to believe a White House official, and why he isn’t visiting Moscow anytime soon.
  25. white house
    Why on Earth Is Trump Making Infomercials From the Rose Garden?Lately, the president has been standing outside and yelling about various things. The reason involves his new communications director, Bill Shine.
  26. politics
    Where Trump’s Vacation Is a Vacation From TrumpThe White House without the president is like a bunker without the war.
  27. ‘I Couldn’t Stop Laughing’: A Surreal Week of Excuse-Making at the White HouseIn the wake of Helsinki, the Trump administration is attempting to conjure an atmosphere of permanent uncertainty.
  28. Inside the Disastrous White House Briefing on Trump’s Child-Separation PolicyHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to defend the separation of families at the border, but wound up making the uproar even worse.
  29. Sam Nunberg on What Happens When Mueller Wants to Dig Through Your PhoneThe former Trump campaign aide says the special counsel asked him about his encrypted communications, and even made him hand over old BlackBerrys.
  30. behind the scenes
    The Strange Cocoon of Trump and Hannity, Two Friends Who Like to Talk Before BedLife inside the bunker of Fox News’ resident Trumplegänger.
  31. exclusive
    Former Trump Aide Is Being Interviewed by Mueller — and Producing Russian BalletOn Wednesday, the former campaign staffer will answer questions from the special counsel. But that won’t distract from his passion project.
  32. Sinclair Chairman Claims Entire Print Media Has ‘No Credibility’David Smith, whose anchors recite right-wing scripts, said newspapers and magazines are “so left wing as to be meaningless dribble.”
  33. Inside the Cutthroat Battle to Be the Next Hope HicksThe press office is ground zero for dysfunction in the Trump White House. Mercedes Schlapp and Tony Sayegh’s fight to lead it sparked even more havoc.
  34. march for our lives
    ‘This One’s Different’The mother of a Parkland victim explains the power of the March for Our Lives.
  35. scandals
    What Hope Hicks Learned in WashingtonThe departure of the Trump whisperer has left the White House in even deeper chaos. Which surely pleases some outsiders angling to get back in.
  36. Sam Nunberg on Mueller, His Media Spree, and His Message for TrumpA late-night chat with Trump’s former campaign adviser after one long, wild day.
  37. The White House Didn’t Break Hope Hicks OvernightShe resigned after getting caught up in the scandals and palace intrigue that she fought to avoid, but sources say her exit was months in the making.
  38. Jared Kushner Loses His Right-hand Man Just When He Needs Him MostAs the world learns Kushner’s security clearance was downgraded and foreign officials sought to manipulate him, his spokesman Josh Raffel resigns.
  39. White House Official Called Trump a ‘Deplorable’Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah also seemingly plotted against Trump during the primaries while working at the RNC.
  40. the swamp
    The Misadventures of Steven Mnuchin and Louise LintonThe mascots of Trump-era “glamour.”
  41. Who Really Writes Trump’s Speeches? The White House Won’t SayThe administration is oddly tight-lipped about who is crafting the State of the Union. Sources say it’s because Trump hates sharing credit.
  42. fake news
    Donald Trump Wins His Own Fake News AwardHe finally revealed the winners … in a broken link to the GOP’s website.
  43. white house drama
    Jared and Ivanka Absolutely ‘Love It’ in Washington, Okay?A close reading of the “Page Six” story.
  44. Trump Always Had the Power to Ruin Bannon, But His Strategist Didn’t See ItUntil the very end, Bannon seemed unable to admit he’d so thoroughly screwed himself, and unwilling to believe that even his own had turned on him.
  45. Paul Manafort Can Go Home for the Holidays, If He Brings His Ankle MonitorTrump’s former campaign chairman won’t let house arrest keep him from celebrating Christmas in the Hamptons.
  46. New York Politics Chat: Is Trump the Worst President of All Time?Five members of New York’s politics team try to figure what Trump has to do to take the (figurative) crown.
  47. Breitbart Didn’t Just Support Moore, They Practically Worked for HimA remarkable blurring of the line between a news organization and a political one.
  48. Roy Moore Reemerges for an Election-Eve Rally, and Good Lord, Was It WeirdThe rally in a remote barn featured Steve Bannon, a dig at Ivanka, a reference to Moore’s Jewish lawyer, and several inflatable alligators.
  49. alabama special election
    Cory Booker Campaigns for Alabama’s Doug Jones — and Maybe Himself in 2020If the New Jersey senator is successful, he’ll have helped defeat Roy Moore. If not, he got a chance to test out his stump speech.
  50. Hope Hicks, Trump’s Press Director, Could Be One of Mueller’s Favorite WitnessesHicks is unusually close to Trump, and has been by his side from the start — qualities that likely appeal to federal investigators.
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