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Nicholas Schmidle

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Nicholas Schmidle is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine and a visiting professor of journalism at Princeton. A former fellow at the New America Foundation, he is the author of To Live or To Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan.

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Yesterday's Senate testimony  by former Obama Administration officials was as much a warning about elections to come as it was about last year's campaign.

The Russians were coming. Did anyone listen?

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Congressman Elijah Cummings released documents Thursday showing that President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government…

Pentagon investigates Mike Flynn taking payments from foreign groups

Congressman Elijah Cummings released documents Thursday showing that President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government…

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When TMZ first reported on Prince’s death    Thursday   , the world’s trusted media sources were reporting only that police were investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate.

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When TMZ first reported on Prince’s death Thursday , the world’s trusted media sources were reporting only that police were investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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