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Alex Horton
Reporter . Formerly at . Iraq veteran.
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Matt Pearce 🦅 2h
Want to help California fire victims? 🚫 DON’T: Randomly donate your stuff — it can be a hassle to transport, store and distribute. A lot goes to waste. ✅ DO: Donate money to the organizations on the ground who know what’s needed. Here are some groups:
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Alex Horton 2h
Replying to @TVietor08
The distinction seems small but it’s pretty important. Veterans need to know how and if to prepare for spring semester delays as they register for classes right now. If VA knows and won’t say, it’s a failure of leadership and shows a lack of awareness about what students need.
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Alex Horton 2h
Replying to @TVietor08
My contention is they can say. VA could release a date with a confidence level. They just won’t. This is from my story
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Alex Horton 2h
Replying to @BoozAllen
The distinction is important. Veterans are registering for spring without knowing when VA will pay thousands in housing stipends. And colleges also don’t know if their tuition will be delayed. Know who will get paid, though? for their contract work on the IT project.
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Alex Horton 2h
This isn’t exactly right. VA can say when it will be solved. They just refuse, despite demands from Congress, because they badly failed earlier benchmarks. Meanwhile, they’ve conceded they have credible reports that some veterans are facing eviction
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Kelsey D. Atherton 5h
The Browns and the War on Terror have both gone 0-16, so this makes sense.
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Lizzie Johnson 4h
As the flames roared closer, Sanders stroked Lincoln’s cheeks and made a pact with the stranger to her left. “If it comes down to it, if you have to run, take the baby. Leave me behind.” My latest from the :
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Eli Saslow 6h
He believes he's writing political satire. Six million people each month are convinced he's telling the truth.
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Amy B Wang 6h
Today's must-read. Every paragraph is horrific, almost inconceivable — except it happened and now the town of Paradise is in ashes.
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Alex Horton Nov 17
The real news here is some O-4 had enough restraint to *only* produce 18 briefing slides
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Alex Horton Nov 16
Replying to @markdubya
Dropping this tweet into my performance self eval
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Karen Attiah Nov 16
Absolutely. Here are a few names of people who Jamal mentioned in his columns that are sitting in Saudi prisons unjustly: Loujain Hathloul. Essam Al Zamel. () Aziza Yousef. Saleh al-Shehi
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Shane Harris Nov 16
NEW: The CIA has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination. By me, , and
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Alex Horton Nov 16
Replying to @markdubya
Mark it’s always nice to say hello to you
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Alex Horton Nov 16
Replying to @markdubya
Sure
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Alex Horton Nov 16
All the times an editor tweeted a big story was coming and I came back to check, ranked:
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Alex Horton Nov 16
“I want to know how big an accident we are.” Read
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Alex Horton Nov 16
Replying to @PKouretsos
Their brain: Don’t say it Don’t say it Don’t say it Don’t say it Don’t say it Don’t say it Them: I have more of a comment
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Alex Horton Nov 16
I still think about the closing scene
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Jane Ferguson Nov 16
Another journalist murdered. Gunned down in front of her child. “Mrs Breach had reported on organised crime, drug-trafficking and corruption for a national newspaper..”
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