Mimi Dwyer
Reporter-Researcher

Simple Answers to the Top Five Questions About the Government Shutdown
September 26, 2013

The word in Washington is that we’re on the brink of a “shutdown,” a dramatic term that suggests the U.S. government will cease operating—as simple as closing your laptop. The reality, of course, is much more complicated.

Think Bashar al Assad Is Brutal? Meet His Family
September 08, 2013

In the late 1980s Patrick Seale wrote an excellent account of the al-Assad family—well before it was clear that Bashar, its bookish, quiet, second-oldest son, would one day lead the Syrian government in massacring its own people.

Has Drudge Become More Race-Baity? Here Are the Numbers.
September 05, 2013

Is the Drudge Report obsessed with race? We crunched the numbers to see.

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