Allen Abel

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Allen Abel has been writing for a living since the age of Linotype machines and molten lead. Now he has a 11-year-old daughter with her own iPhone.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29:  Members of Public Advocate of the U.S. hold up signs to support the Gorsuch nomination during a news conference in front of the Supreme Court March 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) held a news conference to discuss Senate Democrats' attempt to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in central Moscow, Russia February 23, 2017. (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters)
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the Presidential Council for Strategic Development and Priority Projects at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Reuters)