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Sharon LaFraniere
Investigative Reporter, New York Times lafraniere@nytimes.com; Welcome all tips
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Sharon LaFraniere 5h
Hyde-Smith, who refuses to apologize for her comments about enjoying a lynching and voter suppression, remains the favorite although her lead has shrunk to five points. via
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After so many mistakes hard to see how she could survive. via
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 19
One way if looking at it is Jared Kushner gave up a whole lot for the Saudis to tolerate moving our embassy to Jerusalem via
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Josh Dawsey Nov 17
Calling the press the “enemy of the people” is standing strong for the press?
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Mark Landler Nov 17
As evidence of MBS’s role in the Khashoggi killing piles up, Trump has dropped any pretense of faulting the Saudi prince. He once called it “the worst cover-up ever.” Now, after CIA judgment, he says, “we were told that he did not play a role” & calls Saudis a “spectacular” ally
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
here is the video
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
Mississippi already has some of the nation's most restrictive voting laws.. Was Sen.Hyde-Smith referring to the state's historically black colleges when she suggested making it "just a little bit more difficult" for liberals in "those other schools" to vote in the Senate runoff?
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
A "joke" by the woman who wants to be Mississippi's next senator: “There’s a lot of liberal folks in those other schools who maybe we don’t want to vote. Maybe we want to make it just a little more difficult, and I think that’s a great idea.”
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
Amazing how different the systems and rules are from state to state, and how mistakes like Broward County made in the ballot design can decide a Senate race.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
Trump defends MBS again, saying Saudis have been “a truly spectacular” economic ally. via
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 17
In the umpteenth Saudi explanation, now Khashoggi was killed with a lethal drug dose not strangled.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
Jared Kushner will not like this.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
to Trump, loyalty is the Holy Grail.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
an interesting development bc guns were never a driving issue for Dems as they were for NRA voters
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
Assange could help answer whether anyone tied to the Trump campaign helped WikiLeaks pursue Russia's goals. There is no public evidence of that, so far, but Mueller is looking for it.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
The judge focused not on freedom of the press, but on the lack of due process. That apparently is leading the White House to adopt rules of etiquette that must guide those who want to WH press passes:
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Mark Mazzetti Nov 16
C.I.A. Concludes That Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killed
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
Despite the fact "there is no way this happened without him being aware or involved,” the CIA believes MBS is likely to survive, WP reports.
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
The prince's own brother assured Khashoggi he would be safe if he went to consulate:
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Sharon LaFraniere Nov 16
An initial ruling granting a temporary restraining order
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