Amrita Khalid

Amrita Khalid is a technology and politics reporter who specializes in breaking down complex issues into practical, useful terms. A former contributor to CQ, a Congressional news and analysis site, she's currently a master's candidate in international relations at the University of Leeds.

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Beto O’Rourke was ‘born’ to run for president, but what about actually governing?

Is he more substance than style?

On May 27, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

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Kirsten Gillibrand wants her women’s issues policies to set her apart in 2020

It's a crowded field, but she's offering a vision.

On Apr 10, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

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Elizabeth Warren hopes policy will set her apart in 2020

She's putting her proposals front and center.

On Apr 1, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

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How to spot a Russian troll on social media

Russian trolls are not as duplicitous as you may think.

On Feb 3, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

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How to tell the deep web from the dark web

It's not all international criminal rings.

On Jan 20, 2019 by Amrita Khalid

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Here’s how to post on Reddit

It's easier than it seems.

On Nov 17, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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Here are the libertarian candidates in every state

Libertarians are crowding the ballots in 2018.

On Nov 4, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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Who are the Democratic Socialist candidates in your state?

2018 is their breakout election.

On Oct 31, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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A pro-Donald Trump rally in London featured MAGA hats and American flags

Yes, Donald Trump has some British supporters.

On Jul 14, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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What is Black Cube, the Cambridge Analytica-linked intelligence firm?

It's even more nefarious than it sounds.

On Apr 7, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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5 things you didn’t know about John Bolton, Trump’s new national security adviser

Bolton is bad.

On Mar 24, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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Dan Bongino’s Clinton-Russia theories are something to behold

He is a podcasting freak of nature.

On Mar 17, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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Would Trump’s plan to arm teachers have any real effect?

Experts are divided on the matter.

On Mar 7, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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What is FISA, the surveillance act tearing Congress apart?

It's tearing Congress apart.

On Mar 6, 2018 by Amrita Khalid

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4 myths about ‘chain migration,’ debunked

Here's what you need to know.

On Feb 8, 2018 by Amrita Khalid