Taylor Wofford
Taylor Wofford

Taylor is a reporter who covers politics. Before Mic, he worked at Newsweek.

Aug. 16, 2017

What Tuesday’s Congressional primaries mean for Trump and the GOP

What lessons did we learn from Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Utah?

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Aug. 14, 2017

Here are the hate groups that took part in the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

What to know about Vanguard America, League of the South, Identity Evropa and the Traditionalist Workers Party.
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Aug. 11, 2017

Are Trump’s North Korea tweets in violation of Twitter’s terms of service? Experts say no.

“It’s not up to Twitter to prevent nuclear war. It’s up to people much more powerful in the chain of command.”
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Aug. 7, 2017

4chan tried to lure immigrants into deportation traps. It didn’t work.

An ICE official called the plan "irresponsible and potentially dangerous."
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Aug. 3, 2017

Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in suicide death of boyfriend Conrad Roy III

Fifteen months will be served, and 15 will be suspended.
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Aug. 1, 2017

Who’s who in Fox News’ Seth Rich disaster

These are the key players in the debunked Seth Rich conspiracy theory.

July 28, 2017

Scaramucci said Priebus would be asked to resign. Here are a few rumored replacements for him.

Trump reportedly wants a "general" to lead his staff.
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July 28, 2017

What is the Senate parliamentarian? Lately, she’s been Mitch McConnell’s nemesis.

And does the GOP have to follow her rulings?
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July 26, 2017

Worried Trump might pardon himself? Blame Alexander Hamilton.

Hamilton might not have been "thinkin' past tomorrow" when he pushed for broad executive privileges.
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July 25, 2017

Yes, Donald Trump can fire Robert Mueller. Here’s how he can do it.

It's a complicated process, and it could get messy, but he can do it.
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July 21, 2017

According to Anthony Scaramucci’s Twitter, he believes in climate change and voted for Barack Obama

He also supports same-sex marriage. And abortion rights.

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July 21, 2017

Reports: Sean Spicer resigns from post as White House press secretary

Spicer is out, the 'New York Times' reported.
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July 20, 2017

Trump keeps saying he wants to “let Obamacare fail.” How would that happen?

There are several ways the administration could sabotage the law, experts said.
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July 19, 2017

Hundreds expect to be arrested during D.C. health care protests

One organizer said "600 people or so" had signed up to be arrested.
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July 18, 2017

Robert Mueller is now investigating the Donald Trump Jr. Russia meeting

Mueller's representative reached out to an eighth meeting attendee to confirm he was investigating the meeting.
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July 12, 2017

Sean Hannity says Democrats colluded with the Ukraine for dirt on Trump. Is he right?

“The details of the alleged Ukrainian collusion are completely different,” one expert said.

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July 11, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. and Russia: A timeline of his emails and what he knew

Trump Jr. was promised dirt on Hillary Clinton from the Kremlin. "I love it," he responded.
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July 10, 2017

Police arrest 80 at protests of Senate health care bill

Organizers expect more arrests as the day goes on.
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July 10, 2017

“We matter”: Dozens with pre-existing conditions stage D.C. sit-in over GOP health care bill

“If people don’t have access to care, they’re going to die,” one protester said.
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July 6, 2017

Maine Gov. Paul LePage claims to feed fake stories to the media

LePage was upset over news reports he planned to vacation while Maine's state government is shut down.