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Christi Parsons
7 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 9:25pm
RT @AsteadWesley: lord help whoever sifts thru this https://t.co/bI1oOP6U8U

Christi Parsons
19 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 8:30am
RT @nora_kelly: .@emmaogreen: "It’s easy to forget now, but during the 2016 primary, white Christians were intensely divided over Trump." Now, "white evangelicals were among the voters most likely to want Trump on the ballot, at 82 percent." https://t.co/wH0jEHQIzy

Christi Parsons
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 10:06am
RT @olgakhazan: Also I'm gonna go ahead and say this was a pretty good lede for 11 p.m. on a Tuesday https://t.co/8RamKiafPx https://t.co/fo58VaZ6VK


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Christi Parsons
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 8:12am
RT @oliviacpaschal: This is a stunning story on the gap in how the USDA talks to farmers about climate change (barely, if at all) and how farmers are experiencing climate change on the ground (in increasingly devastating ways): https://t.co/uNQW13sMiz

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 2:20pm
@paul_is_life4 Not me, though

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 8:31am
"Trump’s ingrained and extreme behavioral characteristics make it impossible for him to carry out the duties of the presidency in the way the Constitution requires," argues @gtconway3d. https://t.co/4W31GxyAXu

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 9:54am
RT @OutFrontCNN: "He lashes out at journalists, he lashes out at the media in particular when he feels under pressure...I think that's what he did today." - @jeffmason1, @Reuters White House correspondent who had heated exchange with President Trump during press conference https://t.co/Dhf82Yk4py https://t.co/euBKL4HfLd


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Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 8:15am
@lenikacruz made a BTS fan out of me. #tinyhearts https://t.co/mDJd5OdZgF

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 8:12am
RT @AdamSerwer: This is framed so as to sound sinister and conspiratorial, the better to win traffic from Trumpists looking to prove the president is the target of the deep state, but it’s actually a story about how everyone involve followed proper procedure. https://t.co/PwtRZSrapk

Christi Parsons
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Sep 29 - 8:48pm
RT @ethiopienne: talked to Ta-Nehisi about researching + writing The Water Dancer, his debut novel, the emotional tolls of slavery, the (near-)supernatural power of memory, and lots more https://t.co/XmqezGcx4v

Christi Parsons
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 1:16pm
RT @JaniceWolly: .@TheAtlantic’s copy desk is hiring! Come join the best team in the biz (NOT hyperbole): https://t.co/UIX23rtVED

Christi Parsons
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 7:59am
RT @CAKitchener: Many months ago, I got an assignment: write a long feature piece on what it means to turn 30 as a woman in America. Sheesh! I thought. One piece for all 30-year-old women.... how?? (A thread) https://t.co/pQoavic2Ox

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 18 - 7:55am
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Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 10:07pm
RT @denisewills: This story is shocking--the detail that gets me is the woman who went to an auction to buy back her family's quilts after Medicaid took them as repayment for her mother's care. https://t.co/vx7KmVmDT3

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 6:51pm
RT @nora_kelly: "Trump has, in firing Bolton, made an enemy of a man incapable of rest and letting grudges go. Tomorrow morning he will wake up and start plotting, as he usually does." https://t.co/ROtiiki5UH

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 10:33am
Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what your country can do for the Trumps. https://t.co/za74bfEC93 An instant classic, from @McKayCoppins in @TheAtlantic

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 7 - 12:21pm
RT @SheaSerrano: y’all go follow @LATBermudez — one of our most important voices https://t.co/U8wXdln1sr

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 7 - 10:18am
@latimes⁩ forever! So fun catching up with ⁦@LATBermudez⁩ and ⁦@jazmineulloa⁩ at #EIJ19 #NAHJ19 https://t.co/BeNC5kLsXq


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Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 2:55pm
RT @MelissaKXLY4: “Journalists can’t lose their heads when everyone else is losing theirs.” Great reminder from @JeffreyGoldberg in light of attacks on the press in the era of “fake news.” Loved hearing from these @TheAtlantic journalists at #EIJ19 https://t.co/8uCl1m2uwk

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 11:04am
Oh my lord, the haunting nursery rhyme in this piece by @LFadulu https://t.co/h0CZzhZZ9l

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 2 - 8:47am
@JalenHurts came out of this amazing game totally humble and talking about how to get better. Mad inspiration for the week. https://t.co/5ymdGGBYrq

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 8:20pm
I don’t know, man. In my life experience, James Spann is usually right. https://t.co/gikL1pxyOr

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 12:04pm
@paul_is_life4 Up Dog

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 12:03pm
RT @aussiesdointhgs: Why every parent should own a nanny cam https://t.co/c26PA90kfg


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Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Thursday Aug 29 - 9:25am
Is Trump fit for command? No one is in a better position to know than is Gen. Mattis. https://t.co/oOA66Iong2

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Aug 28 - 8:50am
RT @OKnox: I see we’re in for another totally normal one https://t.co/2vVu4JIktH

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Tuesday Aug 27 - 10:39pm
RT @mattyglesias: The campus free speech warriors are going to be up in arms about this. https://t.co/Pyjf8zc0hE

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Monday Aug 26 - 7:33am
The reader makes a point. We elected a president who most likely couldn’t get cleared to serve as a substitute teacher. https://t.co/Y5xUm619fn

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 9:38am
"Strange Fruit" is a life-changing piece of music, but I never knew before this @npr story the price Billie Holiday paid to sing it over and over again: https://t.co/lRRm3cLtQA

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 9:06am
NAHJ is a highlight of the Atlantic recruiting year! Definitely come check us out here: https://t.co/k68ylcfssa? https://t.co/mExoKPY7Rw

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 20 - 5:10pm
If heaven has anything to do with how much others love and admire you, then Peggy Suntum has been there for decades. https://t.co/diC9XkqBxl

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 4:21pm
RT @abdallah_fayyad: "For in adding Greenland as the 51st state, [Trump] will permanently adjoin to the United States one of the most socialist political systems in the world." https://t.co/6aid0MnMtY

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 1:00am
RT @JohnGHendy: This paragraph is a journey but, man, the last sentence https://t.co/d6iMtyuuBh via @IsaacDovere https://t.co/gVDN5bIprd


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Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 7:40am
Fascinating piece on Sealand, the world’s tiniest nation, by our amazing new contributor Ian Urbina https://t.co/6ZRjAmvoH2

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Aug 12 - 6:57am
RT @AdamSerwer: This story is such a microcosm of colonial history https://t.co/VDW7cfmZ2i

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Saturday Aug 10 - 2:36pm
The incomparable insight of ⁦@brhodes⁩ in ⁦@TheAtlantic⁩. You’ll want to read this one twice. https://t.co/zlJThfrwIE

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:03am
RT @JohnGHendy: “I believe that this is a spiritual matter, and that there is a devil, and evil is real,” he said. “Wicked Satan is a real force and power on our earth.” https://t.co/wO1fOUP6EW via @emmaogreen

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 9:37am
The Panama City speech was an important moment in the effort to frighten and marginalize racial minorities, writes ⁦@JeffreyGoldberg⁩. This weekend’s killings are a possible and predictable consequence of this kind of rhetoric. https://t.co/Ud7zPyt577

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jul 31 - 7:57am
True story. There’s audio. https://t.co/pUSOax8ZIk

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Jul 29 - 5:28am
@kgilsinan⁩, on speaking truth to power in the Trump administration https://t.co/BtIudxnLB9

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Sunday Jul 28 - 11:21am
RT @nhannahjones: While some of y’all reporters are out here talking about how reporting on Trump is “fun,” your black and brown colleagues are having to deal with the psychic impacts of his racism. Maybe try considering that this is neither a game nor entertaining for many, many Americans. https://t.co/5JYmA9UNdM

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Monday Jul 22 - 11:10am
Read the truth about the heartless application of US AIDS policy, in this haunting piece by ⁦@abdallah_fayyad⁩ https://t.co/Bm45WOXoBt

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Friday Jul 19 - 9:11am
Trump supporters don't chant about men, @elainaplott noticed. https://t.co/QbeKFMkriO

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Thursday Jul 18 - 5:01pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: Such a rich conversation with @JeffreyGoldberg and @helenecooper today https://t.co/1KY0ywilAV


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Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Monday Jul 8 - 7:42am
Here’s a thought: Maybe the World Cup-winning women’s team should be paid as much money as the men’s team. https://t.co/Wsz8tgh71G

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Saturday Jul 6 - 7:46pm
RT @YAppelbaum: "No non-American could watch that spectacle at the Lincoln Memorial and feel that America stood for anything good or right or universal. Power worshipped power, for its own sake," writes @DavidFrum https://t.co/ZZGdSirDwC

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Tuesday Jul 2 - 9:37am
It's time for 2020 candidates to stop calling for these "national conversations" and start having them . . . https://t.co/Nxtzp8Spng

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Jun 21 - 12:47pm
RT @cbudoffbrown: With all due respect, @marcorubio, you are incorrect. POLITICO utilized the Freedom of Information Act to obtain FAA records showing 128 flights between Canada & the USA on Craft's family plane. We did not receive the records or any other assistance from Democrats. https://t.co/EQ3USaG0lE

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 5:11pm
Definitely read this story. https://t.co/r3XHMOweT1

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 8:56pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: A bit more: Most of the writers of magazine cover stories have been men because men have traditionally been given the opportunity to do so. We're trying to change this at @TheAtlantic. @laurahazardowen interviewed me about changes at the magazine here: https://t.co/wQHNsTtiUp

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 7:12pm
RT @laurahazardowen: 3) Please please read the whole story, including the comments from @AdrienneLaF, the first female executive editor in the company's history. https://t.co/Ya3hdTrszn

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 6:34am
The US and the Allies turned the course of war on the beaches of Normandy, where the US president lands 75 years later with doubts about the transatlantic alliance. ⁦@RachelDonadio⁩ writes: https://t.co/l37NZgJLuE

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 8:42am
@PeterAtlantic⁩ nails it here: Even on an outreach trip abroad, Trump’s instinct is to forget his whereabouts and speak to his core voters back home. https://t.co/Ip7NRfSLbd

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:04pm
A useful exercise in this ⁦⁦@MichaelRWear⁩ piece today: imagining an opposing point of view https://t.co/N3tIKTMxRV

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 2:37pm
@paul_is_life4 No. @paul_is_life4

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Thursday May 9 - 9:16pm
RT @mike_giglio: “They were a wild card that we always had to keep an eye on.” My first piece at @TheAtlantic looks at the complicated and at times strangely intimate relationship between U.S. troops and Iran-backed militia in Iraq https://t.co/yssjQkNPMB

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 12:32pm
Many thanks to @Oknox for an inspiring dinner message last night — and for the work he was already doing on behalf of the press corps first thing this morning. https://t.co/eWYRgbwv3G

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 7:27am
Love this crew https://t.co/k84ZN27SCJ

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Apr 25 - 7:06am
... and @MikeMemoli is out front on the story! Reporting live from the Amtrak station. https://t.co/XQJGih14xu

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 7:51am
RT @realDonaldTrump: I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are truly the Enemy of the People!

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:31am
RT @1bobcohn: .@JamesFallows today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work. https://t.co/1wPK4T5ctp

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:30am
RT @SwatiGauri: The most important implication from the Mueller report, @YAppelbaum writes: "There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings." https://t.co/utVNM2q3Fj

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 11:00am
Love seeing you in our pages, ⁦@RickReillyESPNhttps://t.co/2bvKFYp6Os

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 6:56am
RT @peterbakernyt: Barbara Bush came to rethink transgender issues after lunch with ⁦@TimNaftali⁩. “There are a world of folks born transgender who are quiet and lonely," she wrote in her diary, ⁦@SusanPage⁩ reports in new book. "How sad to be in the wrong body.” https://t.co/ed3mNgHD5D

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:15pm
A Republican "Miss Manners" in the era of Trump -- such a good read, by @CAKitchener https://t.co/jaLSWn85Jm

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 6:21am
“There can be no ‘he-said, she-said’ when all the saids are so neatly captured as text.” ⁦@megangarber⁩ never disappoints https://t.co/PZQVzTPCRx

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 9:55pm
RT @IsaacDovere: SCOOP @davidsirota, just hired as Bernie Sanders' speechwriter and senior adviser, has been quietly writing speeches and advising him for months without disclosing it but while bashing pretty much every candidate in the field: https://t.co/VBSp7dBbyx

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 7:52am
RT @gabbfern: excited is an understatement. my dad used to deliver the paper when i was younger and it’s crazy to me how things come full circle! i am so honored that i’ll be able to be a part of this incredible team and i can’t wait to help show the world what comes out of my incredible home! https://t.co/voTS4J68zt

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 9:35am
Americans embraced an anti-racist creed when at war with the Nazis, because the enemy was racist. But one of Hitler's greatest influences was actually a previously well-accepted line of American thought: https://t.co/tIJDygTXg1

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 4:55pm
Proud to work with this A-Team! https://t.co/oTYyLqCKIr

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 6:13pm
RT @HayesBrown: Honestly this story has everything: - rich people in trouble - proof you were right about Those Rich Kids at your college - prosecution under the RICO Act - a Balkan water polo coach - a chance to yell about systemic inequality - FULL HOUSE JOKES WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR.

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 9:03am
Why blaming the Manafort sentence on just his judge is an evasion of the problem: https://t.co/FGasuv1o5y

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 9:21am
When blackface or racist incidents keep happening, “it’s a feature, not a defect.” https://t.co/XtzHbqbKv2

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 10:22am
When we experience disgust, we tend to make harsher moral judgments. This seems like a thing worth some personal contemplation. https://t.co/bCPBxXmbJ9

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 2:02pm
RT @karenyuan_: congratulations to my friend @lolade_42, a kickass journalist and inspiration https://t.co/2pTD1fNBAn

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:09pm
RT @ethiopienne: quick reminder that The Atlantic's editorial fellowship application is open for just a few more days (link here: https://t.co/yr2E5TKLc6) and that my email inbox is always open to writers of color (address in bio) 🖤 https://t.co/qyf6O4zT6j


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Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:05pm
RT @priscialva: Exclusive: White House preparing draft national emergency order and identified $7 billion for wall https://t.co/w0N7ddSv5i

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Monday Jan 21 - 8:46am
RT @MLK_quote: It’s Time #MLKDayhttps://t.co/JeFy95lEpa


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Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:18pm
Boyfriend and girlfriend are out. ‘Partners’ are in. Here’s why more millennials are changing how they define their relationships. https://t.co/qD0uKqUqO7

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Saturday Jan 19 - 10:13pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: The best Talent Lab in all the worlds! @cparsons @abdallah_fayyad ❤️ https://t.co/urhIQwELvi


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Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 3:22pm
RT @YAppelbaum: 1. It’s not too early. It won’t backfire. It’s what the Constitution demands. Congress must open a formal impeachment inquiry, and bring the debate out of the court of public opinion and into Congress, where it belongs. My cover story for @TheAtlantic: https://t.co/s9Y6UMQVCn

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 1:15pm
RT @guyraz: There have been times in recent years (ie: articles by Ta-Nehisi Coates) when @TheAtlantic broke open important discussions that needed to be opened--whether you agree or not. Here's their latest (worth reading) https://t.co/PbjChVDuIt

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 6:22am
Two years, 730 days, 34+ high-profile departures, one nonstop news cycle. Read @TheAtlantic’s catalog of the 50 biggest norm-shattering moments from the Trump administration so far: https://t.co/CkGYlSI9uf #TrumpUnthinkable

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 10:45am
RT @denisewills: This is a good piece. https://t.co/U6NEmPDbWn

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:21am
RT @karenyuan_: we're launching a residency: 3 months and $15K to report on and write an ambitious public-service story. learn more and pitch us: https://t.co/uee9DS4yS0 @WritersofColor

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 9:09pm
RT @mattbpete: 3/ I’m doing this in collaboration with The Atlantic’s Talent Lab and the brilliant @cparsons. We’re looking for great stories, sure, but we’re also looking to bring new voices to our pages. After all, that’s what our members are signing up for—to help our journalism thrive.

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 26 - 11:11am
RT @_NatalieEscobar: I wrote about the things I care about the very most: Christmas tamales and the Latinx families who treasure them https://t.co/5yWNIbk2IC

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 1:12pm
RT @CAKitchener: Absolutely thrilled to be joining @thelilynews at @washingtonpost as a staff writer! I’ll be writing for women, about women, alongside a rockstar team. https://t.co/lO9hk7Tnpk

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 19 - 8:09am
Couldn’t agree more. https://t.co/5dIXP0sLx5

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 18 - 5:52am
RT @OrrChris: Monks who dunk, nomads who split double teams--this @LouieLazar on the popularity of hoops in remote Tibet has it all. (Also: great photos.) Enjoy. @TheAtlantic https://t.co/u14hHGhaPF

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Monday Dec 10 - 9:07pm
RT @denisewills: The new @TheAtlantic cover story by @cduhigg is full of fascinating case studies, including one about why debt collectors are trained to rile people up and then calm them down. https://t.co/5Fhrz32uD3

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 7:10am
I'm going Derrick Henry at work today. https://t.co/Jl1BTKnmgY

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 11:24am
The more women there are in TV news, the better and more diverse the stories their viewers get. @juliannagoldman tells the inside story: https://t.co/LmH28hXJEc

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 6:08am
"It was a glimpse of grace in an era that has consistently promised anything but, made all the more poignant by the weary truth that as soon as tomorrow, with new irritations to air and new tweets to tweet, it would be gone." https://t.co/GkxsVDnPsr

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 2:35pm
@tackettdc I learned scouting from the best

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 12:30pm
@joevardon @TheAtlantic @JeffreyGoldberg @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor @mthomps We are quite literally in the middle of a big growth phase.

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 8:56am
Introducing the founding members of the Talent Lab, created this year by @TheAtlantic Editor @JeffreyGoldberg to recruit and develop great journalists: @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor @mthomps and Ena Alvarado. Proud to be part of this brilliant team! https://t.co/5DET5qILXJ


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Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 7:50pm
Work hard all season, focus on your teammates and look for your moment. Words to live by, from #JalenHurts

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 8:11am
@ChuckKennedyDC @DavidNakamura @peterbakernyt My record was 18 pool reports in a day, with POTUS in the Middle East. Hats off to @peterbakernyt

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 7:50am
This is a great editor to be stuck with ... https://t.co/sjHwnTARYO