Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin is editor of Roughly Explained. He served as a spokesman at the White House and the Treasury Department in George W. Bush's administration and worked on three Republican presidential campaigns. You can follow him on Twitter at @tgriffinNC
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Did NASA Find Evidence of Life on Mars in 1976?

A NASA experiment suggested life on Mars in 1976. However, the failure of other instruments to detect organic material and possible non-biological explanations for...

Joe Biden and Ukraine Explained

It is now becoming increasingly clear that President Donald Trump threatened Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky with the loss of military aid unless Ukraine pursued...

Is a Recession Coming? (with Neil Irwin)

Signs of Recession? The U.S. economy is entering the longest expansion in history. But, how long can it last? The economic turmoil and relentless uncertainty...

Why Was Twitter Down?

Thursday afternoon, a cryptic error message greeted Twitter users. It simply said, "Something is technically wrong." According to DownDetector.com, reports of problems at Twitter started...

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