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Olivia Nuzzi

  1. encounter
    ‘I Was Part of Something Unusually Evil’In Kansas with Stephanie Grisham, who does not believe she will be redeemed.
  2. q&a
    Billy Eichner and Cobie Smulders Enter Stage RightThe stars of Impeachment: American Crime Story on playing Matt Drudge and Ann Coulter, side characters who’d love to control the narrative.
  3. politics
    Madison Cawthorn Once Said He Was ‘Always’ Armed With KnifeLast week, the congressman claimed ignorance about the allegation he brought a knife into a school. In January, he said he always had one on him.
  4. 9/11: 20 years later
    Where the Meaning of Flight 93 Can Never EndThe architect of the Flight 93 National Memorial explains why it was built to allow a “multiplicity of interpretations.”
  5. politics
    Giuliani Records Cameo Endorsing Case Against His Own ClientIn a predictable turn of events, someone tricked him into saying something embarrassing.
  6. encounter
    Gossiping With Tabloid Icon Cindy AdamsThe stalwart of the New York Post gets ready to tell all — kind of.
  7. encounter
    On the Campaign Trail With Andrew GiulianiThe Son of Rudy is working out his father issues on the road to Albany.
  8. intelligencer chats
    How Long Can Trump’s GOP Stranglehold Last?The midterms will be a test of whether Republican allegiance to the ex-president is worth it.
  9. political animals
    How the White House Polices Language in WashingtonIncluding the president’s.
  10. politics
    Whatever Happened to ‘the Clinton Kid’?The curious reappearance of the man at the heart of a mostly forgotten conspiracy theory.
  11. this thing’s incredible
    Every Time I Wear This Lip Stain on TV, People Message Me About It“Before the pandemic meant masks obscured my lips most of the time, I was asked about my lip color on a daily basis.”
  12. politics
    How Hunter Biden’s Memoir Played in the White House“Information hoarding is a big tool of power.”
  13. encounter
    4 Minutes With Jill BidenGrieving with the First Family.
  14. donald trump
    Watching Trump Go DownThe view from an implosion in Atlantic City.
  15. politics
    Eric Swalwell on Impeachment, the Capitol Riot, and That Chinese SpyThe former prosecutor tries his biggest case yet.
  16. intelligencer chats
    Why Has Donald Trump Clammed Up?To the delight of many, the ultimate loudmouth has been deafeningly silent for almost a month.
  17. 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?”
  18. biden inauguration
    What It Was Like Attending a Distinctly Weird InaugurationAn intimate, almost serene transferring of power.
  19. politics
    If Trump Doesn’t Keep You Up All Night, MyPillow WillA review.
  20. end-times
    What Madison Cawthorn Saw at the InsurrectionThe youngest member of Congress is invigorated by the mob he helped incite
  21. 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.”
  22. the swamp
    The Silence of the DamnedWithout his tweets, it’s like Trump’s presidency is already over.
  23. 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.”
  24. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  25. the swamp
    The Full(est Possible) Story of the Four Seasons Total Landscaping Press EventA six-week, 37-source search for answers.
  26. 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.
  27. the swamp
    The Final Gasp of Donald Trump’s PresidencyInside the White House on election week.
  28. countdown
    The Sidekick’s Final Ride: Pence Makes One More Push for TrumpWith the man who may never be president.
  29. 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.
  30. the swamp
    The Tortured Self-Justification of a Trump EnablerHow an anonymous Republican squares his love of power with his contempt for the president.
  31. intelligencer chats
    The Debate Guardrails Were a Gift for TrumpThe restraints made the president more restrained. But his attacks on Biden still fell flat.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.”
  39. vision 2020
    The Chaotic, Desperate, Last-Minute Trump 2020 RebootInside the most disorganized, unscrupulous, self-sabotaging presidential campaign since the last one.
  40. vision 2020
    The Unburdened BelieverThe Trump campaign is spiraling. Can a yes-man from the White House make anything better?
  41. 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.
  42. 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?
  43. 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.
  44. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  45. 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.
  46. hairy situations
    Why Can’t I Bleach My Own Hair?A stylist explains.
  47. the swamp
    Trump’s Socially-Distanced CampaignBacked by his new loyalist press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, the president’s coronavirus briefings have replaced reelection rallies.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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