Nicole Narea

Nicole Narea

Reporter for The New Republic

Formerly at POLITICO, NPR, Forbes, Hearst & NYT. I have a degree in history/journalism from Yale. Click on Politico/New Republic for my most recent stories.

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The Left's Divisions Will Be on Display at the Inauguration | New ...

The Left's Divisions Will Be on Display at the Inau...

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Donald Trump is poisoning the reputation of a generation of Republicans.

On Friday, Ted Cruz was set to become one of many prominent party members to bite the bullet and endorse Trump, a complete 180 reversal on his previous condemnations. Cruz caused a spectacle of disunity at the GOP convention in July, during which he was booed offstage for refusing to...

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Protecting the Right to Record Police Brutality

Those who have filmed such incidents say they are facing retribution from the cops. Activists say it's time for lawmakers to step in....

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Remember Merrick Garland?

All but forgotten this election season is President Barack Obama’s stalled nomination of Garland to the Supreme Court, which began its 2016 term earlier this month with only eight justices and its first vacancy in six years. The subject only made it into the penultimate question in the presidential town...

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Television networks continue to fall for Trump’s shenanigans hook, line, and sinker.

On Friday morning, the Trump campaign alerted reporters that he would hold a press conference on the birther conspiracy he spearheaded by calling into question the citizenship of President Barack Obama. With television crews pointing their cameras at the stage in anticipation of his long-awaited retraction, Trump proceeded to parade...

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The Democratic Party’s Greatest Losses Aren’t in Washington

The party is weaker at the state level than it’s been in nearly a century....

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Want to get away with stuff during a Trump presidency? Make sure you endorse him first.

Yesterday, my colleague Nicole Narea wrote that a Trump presidency was Chris Christie’s “last lifeline.” As more revelations come out during the “Bridgegate” trial of two top Christie aides, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the New Jersey governor did know about the plan to punish a mayor by shutting down...

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Was Mike Pence’s call for “broad-shouldered” leadership sexist?

Elaborating on Donald Trump’s proposed strategy in the Syrian conflict, Pence called for “strong, broad-shouldered leadership.” He went on to again describe his running mate as “a broad-shouldered leader.”Trump retweeted the quote shortly thereafter:We need STRONG, BROAD-SHOULDERED leadership like @mike_pence & @realDonaldTrump in the White House! #VPDebate #BigLeagueTruth pic.twitter.com/IXXx......

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When will North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory acknowledge the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott?

Scott’s death, the latest high profile police killing of an unarmed black man, has inspired violent riots throughout Charlotte—but in McCrory’s first address to the public since the shooting on Thursday, the former Charlotte mayor didn’t even mention Scott’s name. Instead, he pleaded to the national audience as if trying...

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Where is Ivanka?

As Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to further shame former Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado by insinuating she had a sex tape, the eldest (and favorite) scion of the Republican nominee has been mysteriously MIA. Often a surrogate for Trump’s wife Melania in fulfilling the traditional role of...

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Bernie Sanders’s millennial diehards are finally #WithHer.

As of Wednesday, Hillary Clinton held a 28-point lead over Donald Trump among younger voters—surpassing President Barack Obama’s advantage during his 2012 reelection campaign. In an age bracket that identifies mostly as Democratic or Independent, this was long overdue. It was only last month that Clinton was still scrambling to...

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Donald Trump is taking a break from talking down to black voters.

Just yesterday, skipping past some of the worst episodes in American history, he asserted that “our African-American communities are absolutely in the worst shape that they’ve ever been in before. Ever, ever, ever.” Today, at a town hall at a Cleveland church, he struck a different tune, following the police...

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5 Highlights From the Vice Presidential Debate

The most notable moments from Tuesday night's clash between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence....

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Is Steve Bannon’s dream of a global alt-right coming true?

Following Donald Trump’s victory in the American presidential race, pundits have warned of a domino effect in Europe, where a stuttering economic recovery, growing euro-skepticism, and the migrant crisis have stoked far-right nationalist movements. On Sunday, it seemed that another domino fell: French conservatives chose Francois Fillon over the centrist...

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