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Aarti Shahani
Silicon Valley correspondent. native New Yorker. ashahani at npr dot org. on sabbatical, writing my first book
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Aarti Shahani 12h
In reference to tough-on-crime policies embraced by President Bill Clinton, "Mr. Trump touted that the legislation would begin to roll back portions of the “Clinton crime bill” that had a “very disproportionate and very unfair” effect on black Americans"
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Aarti Shahani 12h
and agree: Amazon move to Queens and Crystal City is crony capitalism at its worst. I would pay Hamilton-priced tix to see the congresswoman and debate it out, moderated by WSJ...
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Aarti Shahani 13h
SMH lawyer who fought Kavanaugh confirmation arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife... said: she hit me first...
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Aarti Shahani 14h
Replying to @NPRKelly
Carrying it when escalator is broken
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Aarti Shahani 16h
Replying to @cfarivar
Thanks for organizing us! Appreciate it.
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David Folkenflik Nov 13
Looking forward to those WaPo FOIA suits for deets about the deals between the Commonwealth of VA and the Everything Store
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Jesse Eisinger Nov 13
Re-introduced myself to at an event last week. He had a full glass of wine in his hand. After I said my name he smiled graciously and said, "I have to go get myself a drink."
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Andrea Bernstein Nov 13
No one is happy in nyc. No one
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Aarti Shahani Nov 13
Not my coconut. Anything but that,
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Aarti Shahani Nov 11
"So I recommend that everybody here join all sorts of organizations, no matter how ridiculous, simply to get more people in his or her life. It does not matter much if all the other members are morons. Quantities of relatives of any sort are what we need." - Kurt Vonnegut Amen.
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Aarti Shahani Nov 10
What a cultural marvel...
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Madhulika Sikka Nov 10
Lots of job openings ⁦⁩ Fellow POC journos pse share ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Soledad O'Brien Nov 10
Someone has the President’s phone. You can always tell that they know he’s messed up when his horrible, appalling tweet is followed by some antisceptic version, tweeted by a grown-up.
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Pallavi Gogoi Nov 10
This just made my morning.
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(((Leah Donnella))) Nov 8
Friends!! NPR just opened up applications for the brand new Reflect America fellowship. It's an 18-month paid gig ($65k/year) focused on bringing more diversity to public radio. Applications due Dec. 9. Do it! 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾
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Richard Tofel Nov 7
Best reaction to White House refusal of access to reporter they don’t like would be for news orgs to withdraw their teams to off-campus. CNN should lead on this, and others should follow.
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Jesse Eisinger Nov 7
Really feels like people are under-reacting to the president taking action to crush the investigation into his and his children's wrongdoing.
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Asma Khalid Nov 7
CIRCLE, which does solid analysis on the the youth vote, is out with its day-after estimate of the youth vote. And it's higher than any other midterm year they've analyzed (dating back to 1994).
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Antonio García Martínez Nov 7
The results of the midterms in central Texas provide a case study in gerrymandering. As I reported in this month's issue of , blue Austin is carved up into seven (!) districts meant to dilute its impact on the TX delegation. Take TX-21, where I spent most of my time....
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Meghna Chakrabarti Nov 7
POTUS saying clearly that a black woman cannot question him about race. It’s not just something else. It’s everything about what’s happening in America right now.
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