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RT @JMilesColeman: Tonight on #ElectionTwitter, we have a special elex in Kentucky HD49. It's a district shaped like a heart in Bullit… https://t.co/Xb56DngxNv
RT @poniewozik: This is really insightful, and 538 deserves credit for its general willingness to admit & analyze its mistakes publicly. (T…
A lot of political journalists, myself included, implied last summer that John Kelly was a "non-ideological" figure who would reshape the Trump White House as chief of staff. How did we get it so wrong? I explored that here.  https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-the-media-bungled-the-john-kelly-story/ 
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