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Michael Barbaro
Host of The Daily, an audio show from the NYT. Previously covered presidential campaigns, City Hall and the US retail industry.
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Nicholas Fandos 1h
I ran into Lisa Murkowski in the basement of the Capitol last night after most reporters and other senators had gone home. We ended up talking for half an hour and she had a lot to say about Kavanaugh and his accusers:
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Michael Barbaro 54m
Did you listen to Friday's show? (Always good to look at past week's show before tweeting!)
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Carlos Lozada 6h
“One consequence of Mr. Buruma’s departure will be a new layer of safeguards we won’t even know are in place, including safeguards from the sort of intellectual risks The New York Review of Books always stood for.”⁦ —⁦
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Marty Baron 6h
"Consider actually reading that story before you share it on social media."
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Michael Barbaro 6h
On today's Daily: the conservative divide over Kavanaugh--and why events of the past few days seem, rightly or wrongly, to have erased many of those divisions. Breaking form, we spoke with columnist , who knows conservatism better than anyone
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Jane Mayer 19h
And so it was - a classmate who heard about it at the time told me he has thought of it every time he's heard Kavanaugh's name - for the last 35 years!
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Sam Stein 17h
NEW -- The White House pushed for, and set up, the Fox interview. Kavanaugh camp was a bit skittish on the idea. w/ and
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Michael Barbaro 17h
It remains utterly mystifying that Mark Judge has not been subpoenaed. Any attempt to objectively get to the bottom of this requires his testimony.
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Yashar Ali 🐘 17h
“Based on my time with Debbie, I believe her to be unusually honest and straightforward and I cannot imagine her making this up. Based on my time with Brett, I believe that he and his social circle were capable of the actions that Debbie described.”
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Frank Thorp V 18h
In new letter from Dr Ford’s Attorney to the Judiciary Committee, they again object to having outside counsel ask the questions for republicans at Thursday’s hearing, and ask for the name and resume of who that person will be. This does not appear to be a done deal.
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Pui-Wing Tam 17h
Shake up at Facebook, as Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign from company, reports
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Andrew Katz 18h
Every time I see a tweet, or a news alert, or a television clip about Trump defending men accused of sexual misconduct, I think of this investigation by and . From May 2016.
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Ron Fournier 19h
“Four of the men who were pictured with Judge Kavanaugh in a photo captioned “Renate Alumni” said it was simply a reference to their dating or going to dances with Ms. Dolphin.” Cmon.
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Aaron Blake 20h
Kavanaugh offers a broad "Correct" after being asked, among other things, whether he had even *met* Blasey Ford. But then he seems to narrow it.
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Michael Barbaro 20h
Regardless of the outcome, this is the definition of a mechanical, unemotional defense, and it's surprising given the White House prep sessions.
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Gabe Fleisher 20h
What happened with Rod Rosenstein today? Inside a chaotic day at the Justice Department, via & :
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Soledad O'Brien 22h
Martha MacCallum, July 2016, describing Roger Ailes after Gretchen Carlson sued him for sexual harassment: “Roger is such a terrific boss,” mused MacCallum. “I don’t like to see anything that reflects negatively on him.” Note: 2 months later Fox paid Gretchen $20 mil to settle.
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Daniel E. Slotnik Sep 24
“As far as I know, I am the only Jewish father who was disappointed that his kid became a doctor,” Mr. Federman, a proprietor of Russ & Daughters, said. “I was thinking sturgeon, not surgeon.”
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andrew kaczynski🧐 Sep 24
National Review columnist John Fund is offering "sincere apologies" for spreading false information about Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez. Last week, a number of false claims spread through RW media about Christine Blasey Ford, misidentifying her w/a women of the same name.
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