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  1. 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.”
  2. 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.”
  3. kanye west
    Inside the Historic Trump-Kanye Oval Office SummitFor once, the president wasn’t the biggest bloviator in the room.
  4. 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…
  5. transition lenses
    Steven Mnuchin’s Rep Answers Every Question You Have About His Transition Lenses“He is a fan of the technology.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. politics
    Where Trump’s Vacation Is a Vacation From TrumpThe White House without the president is like a bunker without the war.
  9. ‘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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.”
  15. 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.
  16. march for our lives
    ‘This One’s Different’The mother of a Parkland victim explains the power of the March for Our Lives.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. the swamp
    The Misadventures of Steven Mnuchin and Louise LintonThe mascots of Trump-era “glamour.”
  23. 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.
  24. fake news
    Donald Trump Wins His Own Fake News AwardHe finally revealed the winners … in a broken link to the GOP’s website.
  25. white house drama
    Jared and Ivanka Absolutely ‘Love It’ in Washington, Okay?A close reading of the “Page Six” story.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. Breitbart Didn’t Just Support Moore, They Practically Worked for HimA remarkable blurring of the line between a news organization and a political one.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. morning shows
    Scarborough and Brzezinski Respond to Trump’s Crazy Murder Accusation“Today the president crossed another deeply disturbing line.”
  34. Trump Finds White House Happiness at Turkey PardonThe empty spectacle of setting birds free seemed to be the rare presidential duty that Trump can actually enjoy.
  35. Inside the Breitbart Embassy, Bannon Hosts Elites and Plots a Populist TakeoverSince leaving the White House, he’s moved his operation to a D.C. townhouse where he runs Breitbart News, hosts glitzy parties, and possibly resides.
  36. Politics Chat: What Will the GOP Do With Moore’s Sexual Misconduct Allegations?Five Daily Intel staffers try to parse the GOP’s options. It’s going to be a mess.
  37. Radical Liberalism or Gardening Dispute? The Mystery of Rand Paul’s AssaultA neighbor’s attack left the senator with five broken ribs, and every theory on why he did it sounds too crazy to be true.
  38. hard time
    Paul Manafort Will Not Be Allowed to Take Off His Ankle MonitorA federal judge denied the request. Trump’s former campaign manager remains in a “High Intensity Supervision Program.”
  39. Manafort Offers Trump Tower Condo As CollateralHis lawyer says Manafort is too cash poor to afford bail.
  40. russia probe
    Russia Indictments Leave Trump Allies Rattled — Contrary to the White House SpinReactions ranged from selfish relief, to frustration with Mueller, to concern about what this means for the GOP agenda — and Trump’s presidency.
  41. roger stone
    Roger Stone Says He Will Bring an ‘Antitrust Case’ Against Twitter“I am advised I have a very strong legal case. Twitter wants to avoid being regulated like a utility,” he said after being banned.
  42. campaign 2018
    The Attempted Remaking of Michael GrimmSteve Bannon looked at a convicted felon — and saw a populist.
  43. city politic
    Trump Frenemy Bo Dietl Wants to Be Your MayorThe independent candidate — an ex-cop and Roger Ailes’s former PI — has a lot to say about “Donald.” And Bill de Blasio.
  44. The Strangely Normal Exit of Tom PriceIf you’re going to break the rules, you better be in good standing with Trump first.
  45. Ivanka Trump’s Well-Documented Commercial FlightIn the wake of Tom Price’s resignation over private air travel, Ivanka flies with the regular folks.
  46. Chatting With a Relaxed Roger Stone, on the Eve of His Russia-Probe TestimonyTrump’s former adviser on the current White House staff, Paul Manafort’s fate, and what he plans to tell Congress.
  47. palace intrigue
    Here’s Why Steve Bannon Wears So Many ShirtsHis spokesperson and other highly knowledgeable play sources attempt to explain the former presidential counselor’s questionable fashion choice.
  48. Trump Still Hasn’t Retracted False Claim That He Saw Muslims Cheering on 9/11As the president marked the sixteenth anniversary of the tragedy, the White House had no comment on his previous remarks.
  49. interview
    Just Try and Silence Symone SandersThe 27-year-old pundit refuses to be stepped on.
  50. President Trump Is More Isolated Than EverThe departure of Trump’s nationalist id, Steve Bannon, after a week in which he alienated other allies, will only increase attacks on the White House.
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