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Amanda Terkel

Senior Political Reporter, The Huffington Post

Amanda Terkel is a Senior Political Reporter and Politics Managing Editor at The Huffington Post. Previously, Amanda served as Deputy Research Director at the Center for American Progress and the Managing Editor of ThinkProgress.org. She is a graduate of Colgate University and can be reached at aterkel@huffingtonpost.com or on Twitter @aterkel. Sign up for her newsletter, Piping Hot Truth, here.
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 29: U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with first lady Melania Trump prior to their Marine One departure from the White House August 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Texas to observe the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trump Makes Devastating Hurricane All About Trump

Crises like major weather disasters offer presidents the chance to unify the country and rise above partisan politics. Although a significant amount of aid work is done at the state and local levels,...
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