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Olivia Nuzzi

  1. vision 2020
    The Unburdened BelieverThe Trump campaign is spiraling. Can a yes-man from the White House make anything better?
  2. 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.
  3. 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?
  4. 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.
  5. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  6. 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.
  7. hairy situations
    Why Can’t I Bleach My Own Hair?A stylist explains.
  8. the swamp
    Trump’s Socially-Distanced CampaignBacked by his new loyalist press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, the president’s coronavirus briefings have replaced reelection rallies.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.”
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. intelligencer chats
    Why Do Joe Biden’s Supporters Like Joe Biden?Intelligencer staffers discuss the former vice-president’s enduring appeal.
  25. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Zombie CampaignHe’s the least formidable front-runner ever. Will it matter?
  26. the swamp
    What Republican Insiders Really Think About ImpeachmentTurns out, Trump fatigue is a condition that knows no party and you can’t feel outraged if you can no longer feel anything at all.
  27. just asking questions
    Marianne Williamson on Climate, Prayer, and the Media Elite’s Blind Spots“Sometimes the political media talk about what the people think through the filter of what they think.”
  28. the swamp
    Mark Sanford and the Quest for the Mythical Reluctant Trump VoterIs the former South Carolina governor’s primary challenge to the president noble or pathetic?
  29. vision 2020
    Joe Walsh on Racism, Regret, and Why He’s Primarying Donald Trump“There’s nothing I can do except continue to own, explain, and apologize as genuinely as I can. People will either believe or not believe.”
  30. power
    Sam Patten’s Wild Life As a Cooperating WitnessMueller was listening to this guy?
  31. encounter
    A Lobster Dinner With the ‘Billionaire Heiress’ Chair of the Manhattan GOPAndrea Catsimatidis, self-described “business bombshell, jet-setter, NYC native, and footballer” on the limits of idealogical purity.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.”
  37. the swamp
    Who’s in Trump’s Rolodex?His phone friends may be more important than his staff. So who’s he calling?
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.”
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. the white house
    How John Kelly Failed to Tame the West WingWhat Trump’s new chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is walking into.
  46. 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.”
  47. 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.
  48. 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.”
  49. 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.”
  50. kanye west
    Inside the Historic Trump-Kanye Oval Office SummitFor once, the president wasn’t the biggest bloviator in the room.
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