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Olivia Nuzzi

  1. encounter
    4 Minutes With Jill BidenGrieving with the First Family.
  2. donald trump
    Watching Trump Go DownThe view from an implosion in Atlantic City.
  3. politics
    Eric Swalwell on Impeachment, the Capitol Riot, and That Chinese SpyThe former prosecutor tries his biggest case yet.
  4. intelligencer chats
    Why Has Donald Trump Clammed Up?To the delight of many, the ultimate loudmouth has been deafeningly silent for almost a month.
  5. politics
    Parkland Parents: Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Get Away With Lying About Our Son“Does she need to see how he was shot six times from three feet away?”
  6. biden inauguration
    What It Was Like Attending a Distinctly Weird InaugurationAn intimate, almost serene transferring of power.
  7. politics
    If Trump Doesn’t Keep You Up All Night, MyPillow WillA review.
  8. end-times
    What Madison Cawthorn Saw at the InsurrectionThe youngest member of Congress is invigorated by the mob he helped incite
  9. politics
    Ted Cruz’s Former Staffers Are ‘Disgusted’ by His New Low for Trump“I could have never imagined that he could have gone down this road.”
  10. the swamp
    The Silence of the DamnedWithout his tweets, it’s like Trump’s presidency is already over.
  11. the swamp
    Senior Trump Official: We Were Wrong, He’s a ‘Fascist’“The legacy of the Trump administration is going to be that the president sparked an insurrection and people died.”
  12. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  13. the swamp
    The Full(est Possible) Story of the Four Seasons Total Landscaping Press EventA six-week, 37-source search for answers.
  14. intelligencer chats
    The Mood in the White House During Trump’s Frenzied Final DaysAs the president rage-tweets about the election, staffers are moving on — but still fighting with one another.
  15. the swamp
    The Final Gasp of Donald Trump’s PresidencyInside the White House on election week.
  16. countdown
    The Sidekick’s Final Ride: Pence Makes One More Push for TrumpWith the man who may never be president.
  17. maga
    American Flag Collapses at Trump Rally in North CarolinaIt wasn’t the ideal symbol for a president who is 30 hours out from an election he is on track to lose.
  18. the swamp
    The Tortured Self-Justification of a Trump EnablerHow an anonymous Republican squares his love of power with his contempt for the president.
  19. intelligencer chats
    The Debate Guardrails Were a Gift for TrumpThe restraints made the president more restrained. But his attacks on Biden still fell flat.
  20. politics
    Arizona Is Ready to Toss Trump — and the Rest of the GOPIn the waning days of the election, Jeff Flake sees a Democratic tide coming to sweep over the state that elected him, McCain, and Goldwater.
  21. vision 2020
    Giuliani Threw a Potential Superspreader Event for Trump in PhillyHe tried to whip up Italian Americans with racism, conspiracy theories, and attacks on Joe Biden as a bad Catholic in pivotal Pennsylvania.
  22. the swamp
    The Entire Presidency Is a Superspreading EventDown in the polls, high on steroids, and clinging to good health while endangering everyone else’s.
  23. early and often
    The White House Is Spreading Virus and LiesA senior official says there’s no reliable information about anyone’s health in the West Wing, and especially not on the president’s condition.
  24. early and often
    Trump Infects AmericaWe do not yet know the extent of the outbreak in Washington — or the effect it will have on the country.
  25. vision 2020
    There’s Still a Reason for Trump Rallies, for Trump at LeastThe MAGA rallies — which aren’t technically MAGA rallies — are helping the president workshop his campaign message in real time.
  26. first person
    Melania Trump’s Ex-BFF Tells (Almost) AllStephanie Winston Wolkoff thought Trumpworld conspired to destroy her reputation. The First Lady told her, “Don’t be so dramatic.”
  27. vision 2020
    The Chaotic, Desperate, Last-Minute Trump 2020 RebootInside the most disorganized, unscrupulous, self-sabotaging presidential campaign since the last one.
  28. vision 2020
    The Unburdened BelieverThe Trump campaign is spiraling. Can a yes-man from the White House make anything better?
  29. remembrances
    Remembering My Friend Betsy RothsteinShe wrote a media gossip column for a conservative site. I worked for the liberal media. People asked why we were friends. Betsy found that funny.
  30. the media
    Why Did the Washington Post Get This Woman Fired?The respected newspaper outed and shamed a private citizen for past offensive behavior. But did anyone even want this?
  31. mistaken identity
    What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike RidePeter Weinberg didn’t even know what “doxing” was before a Twitter mob falsely accused him of assaulting some kids on a bike trail.
  32. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  33. the swamp
    The American People Should See Trump’s Coronavirus Briefings in Their EntiretyIf the press wants to reveal the real Trump, we shouldn’t help the public look away.
  34. hairy situations
    Why Can’t I Bleach My Own Hair?A stylist explains.
  35. the swamp
    Trump’s Socially-Distanced CampaignBacked by his new loyalist press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, the president’s coronavirus briefings have replaced reelection rallies.
  36. investigations
    What’s the Deal With Andrew Cuomo’s Nipples? An InvestigationGroping for levity and searching for answers beneath the New York governor’s thin white polo shirt.
  37. vision 2020
    In Tennessee, Voting for Biden Amid the WreckageAfter a series of devastating and deadly storms, the people of Tennessee still showed up to cast their ballots in a tumultuous Democratic primary.
  38. vision 2020
    ‘Biden Is Gonna Kick Ass Here Because This Is a Normal Place’Boosters of the former vice-president in South Carolina are finally feeling enthusiastic about his chances.
  39. vision 2020
    In South Carolina (and Only South Carolina) Tom Steyer Is a Front-runnerThe billionaire candidate is plastering lots of states with advertisements. For some reason they just seem to be working much better in S.C.
  40. vision 2020
    Are Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren Making It Out of N.H. Alive?“They’ve both taken on the stench of death,” says an aide to a rival campaign.
  41. letter from nh
    Watching the Debate With Andrew Yang Fans in New HampshireWhen I entered Chunky’s, the bar in the antechamber of a movie theater in an empty strip mall, I wasn’t sure I was in the right place.
  42. vision 2020
    The Iowa Caucuses Were Supposed to Be ImportantIn the Des Moines Marriott, among campaign staffers and reporters, there were tears, cocktails, regrets, and pledges to never return to Iowa.
  43. vision 2020
    Donald Trump’s Campaign Against Reality in IowaHe’s definitely going to win Monday’s GOP caucuses. But with impeachment hearings dragging on in D.C., Trump seems to want to prove something.
  44. impeachment
    Why Isn’t Rudy Giuliani on Trump’s Impeachment Team? Depends On Whom You Ask.Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell have one explanation. Rudy has another.
  45. just asking questions
    Long-Shot GOP Candidate Joe Walsh on His New Book and His Plan to Beat Trump“I did this because some Republican needs to be calling Trump unfit everyday.”
  46. the swamp
    A Conversation With Rudy Giuliani Over Bloody Marys at the Mark Hotel“If they’re investigating me, they’re a**holes,” he said.
  47. impeachment
    Rep. Debbie Dingell Responds to Trump Suggesting Her Late Husband Is in HellAfter Trump said John Dingell may be “looking up” rather than in heaven, Debbie Dingell told New York she “can’t explain why he’s fixated on me.”
  48. power
    What It’s Like to Be a Melania Trump Expert“She’s literally probably the most free modern First Lady that we’ve seen,” says CNN correspondent Kate Bennett.
  49. the swamp
    A Reporter’s Guide to Texting With Rudy GiulianiDigital communication with President Trump’s 75-year-old personal attorney is a delicate exercise in optimism and patience.
  50. politics
    Inside Trump Country’s Hottest Club: The Halloween Eve Witch-Hunt PartyIn a sports complex in Manheim, PA, the Trump-Pence 2020 Witch-Hunt Halloween Party felt like a kid’s birthday party, but for adult Trump fanatics.
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