Kate Zernike

New York Times reporter covering politics

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Kate Zernike is a national correspondent for the New York Times and the author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America.

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Mifepristone and misoprostol are used to end pregnancies.

Mifepristone, misoprostol: Pills are new targets in abortion fight

Mifepristone and misoprostol are used to end pregnancies.

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Across the country, protesters are calling on Democrats to obstruct the Trump Administration wherever they can.

Can America's Left start its own Tea Party?

Across the country, protesters are calling on Democrats to obstruct the Trump Administration wherever they can.

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The “Bombers” of the War Memorial High School in Sayerville, New Jersey have won three of the last four state championships.

Revered High School Football Team Taken Down by Hazing and Assault Scandal

The “Bombers” of the War Memorial High School in Sayerville, New Jersey have won three of the last four state championships.

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