It's the end of 2021. I'm going to tweet out some favorite stories I did this year. And let me remind you that @MotherJones is a nonprofit. If you like the independent, kickass journalism my colleagues & I do, please consider sending in a few bucks. 1/19…
A wild tale that I spent two years working on. 2/19…
Something of a farewell to Trump's presidency. 3/19…
Who could forget this hateful clown? 4/19…
.@RepMTG moderating a hate-peddling Facebook group? I know: it's hard to believe. 5/19…
How Amazon became a top destination for Washington's revolving door. 6/19…
How Elaine Chao got out just in the nick of time. 7/19…
#WhatsHappeningInMyanmar did not get enough attention this past year. 8/19…
Another shocking scoop: @DonaldJTrumpJr gave false testimony in a deposition in the Trump inauguration scandal case. 9/19…
It never ends. 10/19…
This list has gotten longer. 12/19…
HBO picked up this movie. Keep an eye out for it. 13/19…
The Trump crazy never ends. 14/19…
.@Sen_JoeManchin called this story BS. Then he had to acknowledge it wasn't. 15/19…
No one pays attention to Big Data and elections. But it's perhaps the most crucial component of campaigns nowadays. I learned a lot working this scoop. 16/19…
This piece scared me. 17/19…
A simple article that showed Mark Meadows is a top disinformation agent. 18/19…
Thanks for sharing this walk down memory lane with me. Once again, please consider supporting the work of @MotherJones. Best wishes for 2022. Good luck to us all. 19/19…

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