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We asked more than two dozen of our favorite journalists, writers, and thinkers: What were the most important events of 2018, and what were the least?
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Just before and right after President Obama’s State of the Union address, an editor telephones complete strangers around the country, to find out what’s really going on.
Once again the debt ceiling’s up for grabs. Everything you need to know—in cartoon form—about previous fiascos.
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