Stefan Becket
Stefan Becket

Stefan Becket is the editorial director of Policy at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at stefan@mic.com.

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Dec. 9, 2016

Bernie Sanders calls Trump a "pathological liar" in scorching interview

"The word 'incredible' or 'unbelievable' is no longer applicable to Mr. Trump."

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Dec. 8, 2016

Democrats and unions slam Trump's pick for labor secretary, fast food CEO Andrew Puzder

"It really is like giving the fox the keys to the henhouse."
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Dec. 7, 2016
Dec. 6, 2016

7 takeaways from Donald Trump's cabinet choices so far

What Trump's unusual process for picking a cabinet tells us about how he will run his White House.
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Dec. 5, 2016
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Dec. 2, 2016

4 things we learned about 2016 from Harvard's big campaign post-mortem

Campaign officials open up about the historic race for the White House.

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Dec. 2, 2016

Trump and Clinton campaign officials spend two hours yelling at each other at Harvard

"I would rather lose than win the way you guys did."
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Nov. 17, 2016

Who will be the next DNC chair? Democrats look to rebuild in the age of Trump

Democrats coalesce around the first Muslim member elected to Congress to lead the charge against Trump.
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Nov. 16, 2016

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren named to Senate Democratic leadership team

Sen. Chuck Schumer becomes minority leader as Senate Democrats try to rebuild.
Nov. 14, 2016

Obama says it's not "appropriate" to weigh in on Trump's appointment of Bannon

"... It would not be appropriate for me to comment on every appointment that the president-elect starts making," Obama said.
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Nov. 9, 2016

Requiem for a presidential dream: Clinton's concession speech, the farewell nobody planned

Hillary Clinton admits defeat in a humble, poignant speech in New York.

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Nov. 9, 2016

They gathered to watch Hillary Clinton make history. They went home in despair.

Inside the Javits Center, enthusiasm gives way to a grim reckoning as Donald Trump upsets Clinton.
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Nov. 8, 2016

The Obamas pass the torch back to the Clintons at electric Election Eve rally

The campaign comes to a close in Philadelphia, where the country's story began.
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Nov. 5, 2016

Clinton campaign ramps up effort in late-breaking battleground states with 3 days to go

With much of the vote already cast in Florida and Nevada, Clinton shifts her focus to states like Michigan.
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Nov. 4, 2016

Hillary Clinton brings out the big guns in North Carolina: Bernie Sanders and Pharrell

"I've got to say, this election has been a lot more fun now that we're on the same side."
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Nov. 3, 2016

The audacity of risk: Will Clinton’s gambit to win Arizona prove folly on Election Day?

Clinton makes a play for the traditionally GOP state — even as her firewall in key states looks less secure.

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Oct. 31, 2016

"There is no case here": How Clinton is trying to turn the FBI email case into a positive

Thrown for a loop, the Clinton campaign goes all in on an aggressive approach.
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Oct. 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton turns up the heat on James Comey and FBI: "It is deeply troubling"

The Democratic nominee says the race's final days can't be consumed by "the noise and the distractions."
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Oct. 28, 2016

Clinton campaign calls on FBI Director James Comey to put up or shut up in email case

"We are confident this will not produce any conclusions different from the one the FBI reached in July."
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Oct. 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton will campaign in Arizona less than a week before Election Day

The campaign sees an opportunity to capture a state that has been red for years.