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    • Trump Campaign Chief’s Firm Got $17 Million From Pro-Russia Party

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Mike McIntire, Barry Meier
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Paul Manafort, who was forced out as President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman last summer after five months of infighting and criticism about his business dealings with pro-Russian interests, disclosed on Tuesday that his consulting firm had received more than $17 million in payments over two years from a Ukrainian political party with ties to the Kremlin.

    "Trump Campaign Chief’s Firm Got $17 Million From Pro-Russia Party" is from the June 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore, Mike Mcintire and Barry Meier and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Suggests He'd Expand His Plans to Limit Immigration

    • By: Nicholas Confessore
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Trump Suggests He'd Expand His Plans to Limit Immigration" is from the July 24, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Loyalist Quits Lobbying but Still Mixes Business and Access as ‘Adviser’

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Kenneth P. Vogel
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Three months ago, Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, quit a new Washington lobbying firm he had helped start after the election, amid scrutiny over his firm’s clients and his extraordinary access to Trump. But Lewandowski’s departure from the influence business did not last long.

    "Trump Loyalist Quits Lobbying but Still Mixes Business and Access as ‘Adviser’" is from the August 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Kenneth P. Vogel and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Leaked Speech Excerpts Show Clinton at Ease with Wall Street and Free Trade

    • By: Amy Chozick, Nicholas Confessore, Michael Barbaro
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Leaked Speech Excerpts Show Clinton at Ease with Wall Street and Free Trade" is from the October 07, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Amy Chozick, Nicholas Confessore and Michael Barbaro and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Deep-Dark-Data-Driven Politics

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Matt Oczkowski, Michal Kosinski, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Data mining is nothing new in presidential campaigns. But in 2016, the Trump team took voter research to a new level...

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    • Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped.

    • By: Daisuke Wakayabashi, Nicholas Confessore
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    When the state-backed Russian news channel RT became the first news organization to surpass 1 billion views on YouTube in 2013, it marked the achievement with a retrospective of its most popular videos and a special guest — one of the Google-owned site’s senior executives.

    "Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped." is from the October 23, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Daisuke Wakayabashi and Nicholas Confessore and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How a Lurid, Unverified Dossier Became a Crisis for Donald Trump

    • By: Scott Shane, Nicholas Confessore, Matthew Rosenberg
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Seven months ago, a respected former British spy named Christopher Steele won a contract to build a file on Donald Trump’s ties to Russia.

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    • Outside Money Favors Clinton at a 2-To-1 Rate over Trump

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Rachel Shorey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Outside Money Favors Clinton at a 2-To-1 Rate over Trump" is from the October 22, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Rachel Shorey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Daisuke Wakabayashi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
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    YouTube videos of police beatings on American streets. A widely circulated internet hoax about Muslim men in Michigan collecting welfare for multiple wives. A local news story about two veterans brutally mugged on a freezing winter night.

    "How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics" is from the October 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Daisuke Wakabayashi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Bold Promises Fade to Doubts for a Trump-Linked Data Firm

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Danny Hakim
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Standing before political and business leaders in New York last fall, Alexander Nix promised a revolution.

    Many companies compete in the market for political microtargeting, using huge data sets and sophisticated software to identify and persuade voters. But Nix’s little-known firm, Cambridge Analytica, claimed to have developed something unique: “psychographic” profiles that could predict the personality and hidden political leanings of every American adult.

    "Bold Promises Fade to Doubts for a Trump-Linked Data Firm""is from the March 05, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Danny Hakim and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • A Southern White House Where Guests Pay to Play

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Maggie Haberman, Eric Lipton
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 11 mins
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    On any given weekend, you might catch President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top Mideast dealmaker, Jared Kushner, by the beachside soft serve ice cream machine, or his reclusive chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, on the dining patio. If you are lucky, the president himself could stop by your table for a quick chat. But you will have to pay $200,000 for the privilege — and the few available spots are going fast.

    "A Southern White House Where Guests Pay to Play" is from the February 18, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore, Maggie Haberman and Eric Lipton and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Clinton’s Campaign Strained to Hone Her Message, Leaked Emails Show

    • By: Amy Chozick, Nicholas Confessore
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Clinton’s Campaign Strained to Hone Her Message, Leaked Emails Show" is from the October 10, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Amy Chozick and Nicholas Confessore and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • The Follower Factory

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance, Richard Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The real Jessica Rychly is a Minnesota teenager with a broad smile and wavy hair. She likes reading and the rapper Post Malone. When she goes on Facebook or Twitter, she sometimes muses about being bored or trades jokes with friends.

    "The Follower Factory" is from the January 27, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore, Gabriel J.X. Dance, Richard Harris and Mark Hansen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Prerequisite for Key White House Posts: Loyalty, Not Experience

    • By: Sharon Lafraniere, Nicholas Confessore, Jesse Drucker
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 15 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s point man on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is a longtime Trump Organization lawyer with no government or diplomatic experience. His liaison to African-American leaders is a former reality-TV villain with a penchant for résumé inflation. And his Oval Office gatekeeper is a bullet-headed former New York City cop best known for smacking a protester on the head.

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    • For $200,000, a Chance to Whisper in Trump’s Ear

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Maggie Haberman, Eric Lipton
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Virtually overnight, Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s members-only Palm Beach, Florida, club, has been transformed into the part-time capital of U.S. government, a winter White House where Trump has entertained a foreign head of state, health care industry executives and other presidential guests.

    "For $200,000, a Chance to Whisper in Trump’s Ear" is from the February 19, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore, Maggie Haberman and Eric Lipton and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Money Flows Down Ballot as Trump Is Abandoned by Big Donors (Even Himself)

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Rachel Shorey
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Money Flows Down Ballot as Trump Is Abandoned by Big Donors (Even Himself)" is from the October 28, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Rachel Shorey and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How Democrats Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Big Donor Money

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Rachel Shorey
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How Democrats Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Big Donor Money" is from the September 30, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Rachel Shorey and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Clinton Builds $150 Million War Chest, Twice the Size of Trump's

    • By: Nicholas Confessore
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Clinton Builds $150 Million War Chest, Twice the Size of Trump's" is from the October 15, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Donald Trump, with Bare-Bones Campaign, Relies on GOP for Vital Tasks

    • By: Nicholas Confessore, Rachel Shorey
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Donald Trump, with Bare-Bones Campaign, Relies on GOP for Vital Tasks" is from the August 21, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and Rachel Shorey and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Trump's Allies Urge Big Donors to Look past Controversies and Pitch In

    • By: Nicholas Confessore
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Trump's Allies Urge Big Donors to Look past Controversies and Pitch In" is from the August 07, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Confessore and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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