Betsy Woodruff

Daily Beast

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Betsy Woodruff is a political reporter for the Daily Beast. She is a former staff writer for Slate.

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

A shutdown looms, again

Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

Manafort indicted, adviser pleaded guilty for lying to FBI

President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

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Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

Scott Walker Race

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

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The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

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