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Hunter Clauss

Hunter Clauss

Newsletter Editor

Hunter Clauss is a digital editor, reporter and the writer for WBEZ’s afternoon newsletter, The Rundown. He has previously worked with the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago News Cooperative, The New York Times, the BBC, Chicago Tonight and the Chicago Reader. He loves his nephews, playing Dungeons & Dragons and not injuring himself at the gym.

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Newsletter: Russia Wants Trump Reelected, Officials Say

Intel officials warned House lawmakers that Russia is meddling in the election. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Trump Commutes Blagojevich’s Sentence

The news comes after Trump has long toyed with the idea. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Coronavirus Patients Flown To U.S. Bases

The U.S. allowed 14 infected passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship to return. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Trump Ignores Barr’s “Do Not Tweet” Wish

Trump said he has a “legal right” to interfere in Justice Department cases. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Followed The News This Week? Try This Quiz

From the Oscars to the ongoing drama in the Jussie Smollett case, it’s been quite a week. Take this quiz to see how well you kept up.

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Newsletter: China Sees A Huge Spike In Coronavirus Cases

The surge means health officials currently have no idea when the virus will slow down. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: An Emboldened Trump Worries Some Republicans

Some GOP strategists worry the party could lose its Senate majority. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: What’s At Stake In The New Hampshire Primary

Voters in the New England state are casting their ballots today in the Democratic presidential race. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Feds Investigate ‘Rape In Champaign’ Email

The email from an Illinois lobbyist is under scrutiny by federal prosecutors. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

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Newsletter: Dems Face Off In Tonight’s N.H. Debate

Seven candidates qualified for the last debate before the New Hampshire primary. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Followed The News This Week? Try WBEZ's News Quiz

From the Iowa caucuses to the impeachment trial, it was an action-packed week.

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Newsletter: Trump Says “It Was All Bulls***”

The president lashed out at Democrats during a White House ceremony. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Senate Acquits Trump

But House Democrats may try to obtain new information about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Who Will Win The Iowa Caucus? Day 2

At least some of the results may be known any minute now. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Who Will Win Tonight’s Iowa Caucus?

Iowa Democrats will weigh in on who they want to see unseat President Trump. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: 2nd Chicago Case Of Coronavirus Reported

Officials say there is a low risk to the general public. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Will The Senate Call Bolton To Testify?

We may know this week if the Senate will allow witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: What We Know About Chicago’s Coronavirus Case

A city health official says the patient was not contagious when she traveled. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Day 3 Of Trump’s Impeachment Trial

House Dems continue to lay out their case for removing President Trump from office. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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Newsletter: Day 2 In The Trump Impeachment Trial

Opening arguments are underway in the president’s impeachment trial. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

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