Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and MSNBC analyst. Husband and co-author with @sbg1 of "THE MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTON."

Joined March 2010
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Only Trump had a lower approval rating at this early stage of his term than Biden does now. In the race to the bottom, one poll has Biden and Trump tied at a meager 40% each in a hypothetical rematch. ⁦@Nate_Cohnnytimes.com/2021/10/23/us/po…
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At least 1.7 million migrants from around the world, many fleeing pandemic-ravaged countries, tried to enter the US illegally in the last 12 months, the most since 1960, when the government began keeping track. ⁦@esullivannyt⁩ ⁦@mirjordannytimes.com/2021/10/22/us/po…
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RIP Hubert Germain, the last survivor of 1,038 French soldiers and resistance fighters decorated as “Companions of the Liberation” by de Gaulle for their role in freeing France from German occupation during World War II. ⁦ washingtonpost.com/local/obi…
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Peter Baker retweeted
Today, 7:00 pm EST, my friend and remarkable public servant @Martin_Indyk will be discussing his new book on Kissinger in the Middle East at the @92Y with the great journalist @sbg1 - the book is extraordinary, and tonight a must attend: 92y.org/event/henry-kissinge…
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In last few days, Putin has severed ties with NATO, said he won’t appear at G20 summit or Glasgow’s COP-26 and won’t release new gas supplies to ease Europe’s crunch. These signals are ominous.
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Trump’s family business, which is already under indictment in Manhattan, is facing a criminal investigation by another prosecutor’s office that has begun to examine financial dealings at a golf course the company owns. @WRashbaum @benprotess nytimes.com/2021/10/20/nyreg…
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Pressed by Miller, Trump team discussed sending 250,000 troops to the southwest border, more than were ever in Iraq or Afghanistan. After a confrontation in the Oval Office, Esper quashed consideration of the idea. @SangerNYT @shearm @EricSchmittNYT nytimes.com/2021/10/19/us/po…
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Gourds but they're shyly hanging out in low lighting...
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The new ⁦@Martin_Indyk⁩ book, "Master of the Game," is a "lucidly conceived and compellingly written" reexamination of Kissinger's approach to Middle East peacemaking, writes ⁦@wrmeadwsj.com/articles/master-of-t…
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Stay one step ahead of your editors. Always have a plan. Be fluid and flexible. Read. Focus on theme. Find the universal in the particular. Put in the work. Don't worry about what others are doing.
Hey @davidmaraniss! I'm a journalism student at UW-Madison who'd like to follow a career path like yours. What advice do you have for a 200-level student like me? #j202
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One of its instruments also uses diamonds in its design. It is literally in the sky with diamonds!
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How a robot spacecraft named Lucy will take what looks like a Formula One course through space to catch up with seven asteroids in hopes of discovering clues to the origin of our solar system. ⁦@dwbwriternytimes.com/article/nasa-luc…
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Democrats identified 21 GOP state legislators who participated in the Trump rally or subsequent attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6. But rather than being shamed out of office, many on the list grew their political platform and online following. @rubycramer politico.com/news/magazine/2…
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