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Tori Partridge


Tori is a writer and video editor for Newsy. She has a love (obsession) for owls, Thor and naps on naps. When not downing coffee or talking non-stop to anyone and everyone close enough to hear, she binge watches series, not seasons, on Netflix.

  Recent Work
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FDR Presidential Library & MuseumPolitics

For Presidents, One Brain Region Helps Campaign, One Helps Govern

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The Awkwardness Of Trying To Be A 'Relatable' Politician

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Using The Word 'Love' In A Dating Profile Gets You More Matches

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Weed Could Be Legalized In D.C.—But For Real This Time

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Sherpa SEOPolitics

CBD Oil: Do We Really Need Cannabis In Our Coffee?

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Newsy/Nathan BrinerSci/Health

A Bird's Brain Has More Neurons Per Square Inch Than A Human's

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What To Expect In The Democratic Response After Trump's SOTU Address

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Changing Tables Are Noticeably Absent In Mens' Bathrooms

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Jon SullivanBusiness

Could We Save Money By Abolishing Coins?

Augusto Pinochet and George H.W. Bush
Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de ChileWorld

When The US Decided The Future Of Latin America

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Newsy / Nathan BrinerSci/Health

REST: The Serious Work Your Brain Does When You're 'Doing Nothing'

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Public Service Bonds Us Beyond Identity and Politics

College students march across the iconic Edmund Pettis Bridge in Alabama to encourage people to vote in the 2008 election.
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African-American Voters Could Be Key to Success for 2020 Democrats

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How Much Do Transgender Troops Cost The Military?

The White House
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Female Candidates Hoping To Put Gender Issue To Rest In 2020

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Human Beings Evolved To Love Cuteness: How 'Kawaii' Conquered The West

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Netflix / Alfonso CuaronPolitics

A Look At The Realities Of Domestic Work Behind Netflix's 'Roma'

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Wikimedia CommonsU.S.

Are American Schools Focusing Too Much On Athletics?

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Marijuana Addiction Is Real Even If It Doesn't Affect Most Users

Hundreds turned out for a rally in Washington to demand an end to the partial government shutdown.

Federal Workers Say They're Hurting As Shutdown Drags On

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The Great Disengagement: America's "Joiners" Become "Loners"

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National ArchivesPolitics

The Power To Pick Senators Once Gave States National Influence

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Newsy / Nathan BrinerSci/Health

The 75 Trillion Microorganisms That Raised You From Birth

A section of President Trump's proposed border wall.
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Here's The Status Of Trump's Border Wall

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Video BlocksU.S.

Why The Myth That Suicides Increase During The Holidays Is Dangerous

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School Uniforms Aren't Couture, But They Improve Graduation Rates

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MLB Strikes Deal With Cuba Over Player Movement

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The Whole-Person Approach To Opioid Recovery

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Wikimedia Commons/CrewSci/Health

What Myers Briggs Does (and Doesn't) Say About Your Personality

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Homesteading: The Complex Human Drive For The Simple Life