Mark Berman

Mark Berman


National reporter @washingtonpost // Florida guy // mark.berman@washpost.com

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if someone created a newsletter rounding up the best and most interesting stories getting absolutely swamped by the impeachment/campaign news i would read that, that's all i'm saying

i always assume there is some threshold, some point at which you become rich and famous enough to stop whining about people less rich and less powerful saying critical things about you. but maybe not!

Me: hello, I’m calling about the— Public records clerk I’ve called more times than my closest friends and family: yeah, l know why you’re calling

China is closing off a city of *more than 11 million people* amid the spread of a virus that has already reached halfway around the world

“There in the crook of the tree was a koala, mildly burned and all alone.”

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extremely metal headline/photo combo here

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just realized i have 5 different apples in my backpack that's it, that's the tweet

"The Environmental Protection Agency has made it easier for cities to keep dumping raw sewage into rivers"

The ways some people in power behave when greeted with anything less than supreme deference

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Again, here’s @NPRKelly  ’s account of what happened after the interview. The secretary would have you believe she agreed to keep their convo off the record for some reason and is mad she reported the way he talked to a journalist

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A 17-year-old was “escorted to a back room” and held by police and Secret Service for 10 minutes....for not looking enthusiastic at the president’s political rally?

I'm stuck on Kavanaugh saying the allegations against him are an "orchestrated political hit" fueled by anger at Trump's election in 2016 and people trying to get revenge for the Clintons Three weeks ago at an earlier hearing, Kavanaugh said of judges: "We stay out of politics"

Puerto Rico's governor pleads for help, saying: We're U.S. citizens and "we've been essentially devastated"

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FEMA abruptly removes stats about Puerto Rico's drinking water and electricity, keeps stats showing positive signs

Curious what happens tomorrow if President-elect Trump gets up and says it's unfair to take seriously unsubstantiated, anonymous claims

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Wow, these anecdotes from the publisher of the @nytimes 

Trump claims his phones were tapped. If they were, it means a federal judge found probable cause of foreign activity

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President Trump on the media: "They have no sources, they just make 'em up when there are none." Can't have people making up sources.

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