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Senior Digital Politics Reporter for @NBCNews, covering 2020 because 2016 didn't kill me.

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In 1879, author Kanagaki Robun & illustrator Kobayashi Eitaku published a paean to...Ulysses S. Grant. They did so… https://t.co/tpY9aNbvjj
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5/30
2020
@stevekolowich Soy Division
5/23
2020
Every ad these days is like, we know times are tough, but when times are tough the human spirit shines brightest. T… https://t.co/rGi64NIiS2
5/22
2020
@pbump @Bencjacobs @BenjySarlin Accusing other people of being robots is a classic robot move
5/19
2020
I’ve only been a parent less than two weeks but have determined the treetops are an insane place to rock a cradle a… https://t.co/5uD2kaUH8b
5/16
2020
@Bencjacobs I’m registered as an independent so no one sends me mailers :(
5/14
2020
Loud sex during important Zoom meetings, dumpster diving for proof of Clorox wipe misuse, and demands to put on mak… https://t.co/gG1VtKrgHf
5/12
2020
The Journal goes gaga for @zachdcarter’s new Keynes book — “an outstanding authorial debut...the best single-volume… https://t.co/6NTntwVwKZ
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5/11
2020
@WillieGeist @lucia_graves Thanks! @JamilSmith @lucia_graves 👏
5/8
2020
Some new-person personal news: I'm signing off for a while to enjoy the arrival of our daughter, Phoebe, born Monda… https://t.co/NnzGAz7ENa
5/7
2020
New: Biden accuser Tara Reade says she’s “not sure” what exactly she wrote in her sexual harassment complaint in 19… https://t.co/OkwzaDPyq4
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5/2
2020
I grew up in what we call a bipartisan household in PA. The registered Republican in my family received a full pa… https://t.co/OP8cocFj66
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldYes, for years- Reps have strategically used absentee voting to their advantage, sending out ballot applications to… https://t.co/V8qN6YAyRA
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThe chair of the Pennsylvania GOP said at a state senate hearing yesterday that mail-in ballots “an important optio… https://t.co/7OdD9v3aFIThe front page of the official Pennsylvania Republican Party website is an encouragement to vote by mail.… https://t.co/Mn6qTtOHIdLooks like we'll all soon become experts on the papers retention policies of U.S. Senators. @Morning_Joe @morningmika Biden: "I'm not going to question her motive... I not going to attack her." @Morning_Joe .@morningmika: Are there any NDAs? Biden: "I've never asked anyone to sign an NDA. There are no NDAs... none.Joe Biden on @Morning_Joe: "No, it is not true. I'm saying unequivocally that it never, never happened... This never happened."Just in: Very lengthy (~1,000 words) Joe Biden statement on Tara Reade allegation: "They aren’t true. This never ha… https://t.co/5TpewLXAxcthe city’s population is only about 46% black... https://t.co/3ilq9bRS1R79% of #COVID19 deaths in Washington, D.C. are black people. Devastating. https://t.co/v94jghknpn
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThought I’d check the box office because why not https://t.co/SYl797O3JZ
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldDocuments: FEMA orders more than 100,000 body bags, bids contract for 200 cold trailers; task force warns that reop… https://t.co/ebNb6GHlvo
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldI demand a Mortal Combat character who fights like a Victorian dandy. https://t.co/PdUHQzzOdH
5/1
2020
@Taniel Big county @aseitzwald With major policy implications too for ICE & scope-of-incarceration! https://t.co/kNdZPmAbdM
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldShe says she was fired from the Sheriff's Department for being gay. So she not only sued her old boss, but she ran… https://t.co/HDGrhptEbrAmazing. Louisiana lawmakers remotely VOTED BY MAIL to roll back an expansion of VOTE BY MAIL for voters: https://t.co/QYNYbYhUbd
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldGood morning to the most DC article of all time: rats are everywhere, and no one goes on the record because they’re… https://t.co/AkFeeflR9b
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldBREAK - the dreaded Gate 35x at @Reagan_Airport will go offline......temporarily as American Airlines moves to the… https://t.co/q45gP2eysK
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThis is my monday night football fight song https://t.co/I8NYl6EKkUIf Reade filed complaint w/ Senate personnel office, that would exist with the Senate itself. No guarantee it would… https://t.co/22daB1Ycuc
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldSanders wants delegates to influence the convention and standing committees (Rules, Platform, etc). This agreemen… https://t.co/AXIlPYkMxZThe tl;dr DNC rules on the Biden-Sanders agreement: Sanders lost a big chunk of delegates when he dropped out (the… https://t.co/OdPrvhw5IdAND Biden may spot Sanders some delegates in New York after the state canceled their primary -> https://t.co/uzwU6NxzYoJoe Biden's campaign will voluntarily appoint Sanders supporters to hundreds of delegate slots Sanders lost by drop… https://t.co/lPLqZT18EgMeanwhile, the city where Trump lives say it may not be able to re-open for another three months.… https://t.co/YJfNqccOfHGuess who's back, back again, Paul LePage's back, says he'll run again. “I’m coming back and I will give you a lo… https://t.co/IEpbfNNxwQNancy Pelosi responded to the Tara Reade allegation on CNN today: “I do support Joe Biden. I'm satisfied with how h… https://t.co/m3DRn73yHW
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald @FHQ Excellent coinage of Super JunesdayBREAKING: Over 30 million Americans have now applied for unemployment in the past six weeks. Another 3.8 million a… https://t.co/Sxw6Fe6gX1
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldBiden camp announces his VP search team, a diverse group of political allies and legal pros. It's likely the most t… https://t.co/LHUQ3ZpnJZ
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldI had package stollen from my front stoop for the first time ever yesterday and it was...a box of fruit snacks. Hei… https://t.co/a2lSnPpdp1Grandpa grandpa, tell us more stories about last month! https://t.co/XRV2TSrwaW
4/30
2020
Biden campaign talking points "inaccurately suggest a New York Times investigation found that Tara Reade’s allegati… https://t.co/HdSyPP2GOQ
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldHarris County Texas, home to Houston & over 2 million registered voters, has allocated enough money to mail every r… https://t.co/AiZOk6qZyz
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldLos Angeles County, California, will mail ballots to all 5 million registered voters in November after the Super Tu… https://t.co/aPvrycKWmc
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Waldbrb, gotta make a call <muffled in background> Hello, lava store? What's your return policy? https://t.co/tfQuQYGzOfFor instance, before @AndrewYang made UBI cool, Elon Musk was saying it was likely inevitable and necessary. https://t.co/wik1eu6yrCUBI might seem counter to libertarianism, but there's actually be a long-standing flirtation with it from some, spe… https://t.co/ze13Wldd0HJustin Amash on MSNBC says pandemic response should essentially be UBI: Monthly direct payments from the government… https://t.co/nNOdzdBwH6Justin Amash on MSNBC says it's basically "voter suppression" and "frankly anti-American" to tell people they shoul… https://t.co/eKhZIvbiK8Asked by @SRuhle about resistance to remote voting technology in Congress, @RepKatiePorter refers to the "flip pho… https://t.co/zUcO19J61V
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldIn his GOP-leaning district in Kent County (Grand Rapids), Amash could also keep Trump below 45% there -- which wou… https://t.co/8DIu670pkg
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldNew: We contacted 10 top women’s groups about the Tara Reade allegation against @JoeBiden, including Emily’s List,… https://t.co/Wvy7sIb3sQ
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThis is stunning: Nearly half of the Q1 decline in GDP can be attributed to healthcare, which is presumably delayin… https://t.co/XIgcYJ5JXR
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldYou've seen neighborhood listserv bickering, and you've seen bad political arguments, but you haven't lived until y… https://t.co/81PUD7z6VQA tiny airport in Maine got a bailout worth 25 YEARS of operations and security costs because of a quirky formula i… https://t.co/qescg1qc43The Defense Department just released this cockpit-cam footage of the Blue Angles honor flight over NYC today. https://t.co/wCkuBHy9gK
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldKweisi Mfume (D) wins the special election in Maryland’s 7th congressional district to replace Elijah Cummings, @NBCNews projects.
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4/29
2020
me coming home with toilet paper https://t.co/P3umIEl0Z0 @kevincollier @JasonAbbruzzese Excellent headline on this one!52 people who voted in person or worked the polls during Wisconsin’s election earlier this month have tested positi… https://t.co/2IK89W90ywWarmer reception to the new Bernie alumn super PAC from the DNC than some might expect -> https://t.co/KReaa5czzeOpen office plans were already facing a backlash, but looks like coronavirus might now hasten their demise. The h… https://t.co/QEQ0VfLeeZ @ttagaris @ChuckRocha @ShelliJackson2 Weaver initially lead the spinoff of Sanders' 2016 campaign, which became Our… https://t.co/Om2Q3YHr8eDC residents will be getting these over the next two weeks. These will also be on the radio. https://t.co/stqMpB6QxG
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldInbox: Top former aides to Bernie Sanders are starting a super PAC including Jeff Weaver, @ttagaris, @ChuckRocha, a… https://t.co/4koZQrSkzmThis is a testament to vote-by-mail but also an indictment of caucuses, which Kansas held in 2016. There were onl… https://t.co/hDuSCAKWr6I had similar experience with Crystal Skull. Avoided seeing it for so long but ended up...kind of liking it. More r… https://t.co/3ZclUVjpaXOn the ballot today in Ohio is a D primary between Rep. Joyce Beatty and progressive Morgan Harper. The district… https://t.co/iziFo3Qa8SNEW: @GovLarryHogan is counterprogramming @realDonaldTrump w/ daily #coronavirus media blitz that offers low-key al… https://t.co/MtwfZwX2vT
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald @AsteadWesley What if instead of a hidden Easter Egg we made the whole movie an Easter Egg???Weird newfound respect for prequels that at least tried to do something different.Finally watched “Rise of Skywalker” and I honestly can’t believe it was as bad as everyone said it was. And long!
4/28
2020
In that last line, Sanders calls on New York to "lose all its delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention." https://t.co/WSsksFSj7q
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald.@BernieSanders' sr adv Jeff Weaver: "Just last week Vice President Biden warned the American people that President… https://t.co/u8BEiGvb8W
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald @MikeBloomberg @NBCNews For comparison, @BernieSanders agreed to cover health care costs thru October for his 500+… https://t.co/f8407WHx2C
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald @MikeBloomberg @NBCNews "Given these extraordinary circumstances, the campaign will cover the cost of COBRA through… https://t.co/hsnHB3K3w3
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldJust in - @MikeBloomberg, facing multiple lawsuits, will pay health care for his laid-off campaign staffers thru No… https://t.co/B9huLkGu4Z
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldTara Reade’s former neighbor, a Biden supporter, says Reade told her she was assaulted by Biden in the 1990s. https://t.co/Ik3jHytkQY
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThe New York state Democratic presidential primary has been canceled. The Democratic commissioners on @NYSBOE just… https://t.co/q4PgJYD4H9
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldThe architecture billings index went over the cliff. There’s a 9–12 month lag between design and construction spend… https://t.co/hk6lmBB0Qw
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldNEW: Sunday is first test of law that requires Trump team to help prepare fed agencies & @JoeBiden for possible pre… https://t.co/1LUAubnQPv
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4/27
2020
THREAD: Brown University's president lays out how she believes campuses can open in this @nytimes piece, saying doi… https://t.co/cpF2FunNjS
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4/26
2020
@merica Points for use of kvetching 💯What the hell is going on with Jake Gyllenhaal in Okja? Is he OK?
4/25
2020
NEWS: The DNC and the Biden campaign have agreed to a joint-fundraising agreement and, at the Biden campaign's req… https://t.co/mAkp3QRp0x
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldA good chunk of national Republicans oppose voting by mail. But when you drill down to county-level officials, ther… https://t.co/VbicLAG0Xw
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldReupping this ⁦@NBCNews⁩ story on the people who try to "cure" their children's autism with bleach. https://t.co/ZMVmmOfKZH
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald“There’s a lot of politics involved” - a source familiar w/ distro of goods. “I’ve never seen anything directed by… https://t.co/f8EzKMkBJk
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4/24
2020
@dfedman @DavidLarter I start every morning with a shower, a cup of coffee, and a borderline airline hijacking to a… https://t.co/uhoILw4BsCAmericans today can trace their ability to vote by mail to the soldiers who deployed to Europe during the World War… https://t.co/lK7nMoKMoT
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldNEW: Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in a wave of new national and battleground polls even though 42% of voters a… https://t.co/sNQET29x6m
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-WaldDid we order enough envelopes? Vote-by-mail advocates worry time is running out to prepare: “If it's not rolled out… https://t.co/9sRih6f6H4
Retweeted by Alex Seitz-Wald @DataIsBeautiful Second, oil prices -> https://t.co/tBlqLlJmnP https://t.co/BNmAiIRQohTwo graphs to show how off-the-charts these times are, via the Subreddit @DataIsBeautiful (which is great, btw).… https://t.co/jPZXCixKwZ
4/23
2020

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