Influencer Matthew Yglesias - top stories


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One of the standard laments about academic political science is that scholars are too slow to react to changing circumstances in the world. It took a couple of years after ...

Bernie and Jane Sanders, under FBI investigation for bank fraud, hire lawyers

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his wife, Jane Sanders have hired prominent defense attorneys amid an FBI investigation into a loan Jane Sanders obtained to expand Burlington College while she ...

The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

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Yesterday, a Minnesota jury acquitted St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting of Philando Castile. In considering the rightness of the verdict, pay ...

The real reason Amazon buying Whole Foods terrifies the competition

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Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods sent the stock of competing grocery chains plummeting. To understand why, you need to know something much simpler than Amazon’s far-reaching ambitions or possible vision ...

Russian official linked to South Florida biker club spent millions on Trump condos

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Out-of-town money pouring into South Florida real estate is as old as Henry Flagler. But the tale of Igor Zorin offers a 21st-century twist with all the weirdness modern Miami ...

The Senate health bill would hugely roll back women's health care

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Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would make it harder for women to access crucial health benefits — from birth control to ...

5 times Trump tweeted that he would never cut Medicaid

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Way back on June 8, 2014, Donald Trump — who by then had long since established himself in conservative circles as a prominent voice in birther conspiracy theories and anti-immigrant ...

How Britain voted at the 2017 general election

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Since last week’s election result YouGov has interview over 50,000 British adults to gather more information on how Britain voted. This is part of one of the biggest surveys ever ...

The billionaire GOP patron behind Trump's social media bot army

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A GOP donor who once had ties to IBM is the man behind the millions of Twitter bots President Trump counts on as followers who could be employed to target ...

Trump Treasury nominee misrepresented Dartmouth degree

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Donald Trump ObamaCare Russia Puerto Rico's Future By John Bowden - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington ...