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October 22, 2018

What We’re Looking At: Hurricanes Michael and Khashoggi

What We’re Looking At: Hurricanes Michael and Khashoggi
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By Michael Shaw Visual news has been dominated by two hurricanes lately. Here are selected photos with commentary.

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September 29, 2018

Our Top Kavanaugh Pics Starting from the Beginning

Our Top Kavanaugh Pics Starting from the Beginning
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By Michael Shaw We profile 17 top photos from the Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

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August 5, 2018

The Visual Bubble: White House Media Affairs Undoes a Breakfast

The Visual Bubble: White House Media Affairs Undoes a Breakfast
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By Michael Shaw Not since the administration’s panic over the crowd size at the inauguration have we seen such visual damage control.

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July 15, 2018

From SCOTUS to NATO, the Pix Were Lit: Our Visual Roundup of the Week

From SCOTUS to NATO, the Pix Were Lit: Our Visual Roundup of the Week
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By Michael Shaw The Queen. The NATO flyover. The Baby Blimp. Strzrok and Russiagate. Kavanaugh/SCOTUS. Manafort. What a visual week.

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July 8, 2018

Gangster Mindset: Pompeo Gets Owned on North Korea Visit

Gangster Mindset: Pompeo Gets Owned on North Korea Visit
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By Michael Shaw Taken during Mike Pompeo's empty visit to North Korea last week, Andrew Harnik's Instagram photo is pretty clever.

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