Yoni Appelbaum

Senior Editor for politics at The Atlantic.

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Politics Editor for the Atlantic, in Washington DC

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Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

Is it time for impeachment?

Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

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Russian gun rights advocate Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court today -- to acting as a foreign agent on behalf of the Kremlin.

What was Maria Butina doing in the U.S. on behalf of Russia?

Russian gun rights advocate Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court today -- to acting as a foreign agent on behalf of the Kremlin.

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The White House sanctions Russia for meddling in the 2016 election. Why now?

Russia, China, and cyber security

The White House sanctions Russia for meddling in the 2016 election. Why now?

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