Jonathan Chait

political columnist for New York Magazine

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Jonathan Chait is a writer for New York magazine and the author of The Big Con: The True Story of How Washington Got Hoodwinked and Hijacked by Crackpot Economics. He is a former senior editor at the New Republic.

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Xavier Becerra, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and former California Attorney General, told the World Health Organization on Tuesday that the U.S.

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Xavier Becerra, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and former California Attorney General, told the World Health Organization on Tuesday that the U.S.

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California Congressman Devin Nunes is the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee and one of President Trump’s fiercest defenders.

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California Congressman Devin Nunes is the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee and one of President Trump’s fiercest defenders.

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The Mueller Investigation ends

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