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(PhD candidate in political science at Yale focusing on International Relations. Interested in peacekeeping, civil wars, international interventions, Mali.)
Wall Street Journal
– Jan 17, 3:00 AM
In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump's personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss's favor before the presidential campaign.
A conversation with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey can be incredibly disorienting. Not because he's particularly clever or thought-provoking, but because he sounds like he should be. He takes long pauses before he speaks. He furrows his brow, setting you…
The New York Times
Russell Worth Parker
– Jan 17, 2:00 AM
In Iraq I had a device called a Phraselator, an unwieldy specimen of 2004 military technology that resembled a cross between a fancy walkie-talkie and an early model PalmPilot. Like me, and all of the things in my life then, it was desert tan and…
The Washington Post
Tracy Jan, Arelis Hernández, Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta
– Jan 16, 3:06 PM
Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude, second-in-command at the agency helmed by Ben Carson and widely regarded as HUD's most capable political leader, is said to have grown frustrated by what a former HUD employee described as a “Sisyphean…
Audio will be available later today. While the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues, President Trump's approval rating is down, and there are cracks showing with his base. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds Trump's approval…