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News and Politics
Fiction
Feb. 14 2017 7:30 AM“Patriot Points”You may qualify for huge discounts, TSA Precheck approval, and more!
The Angle
Feb. 13 2017 5:39 PMThe Angle: I Can’t Possibly Accept This EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Democrats’ message, the Grammys’ race problem, and why secondhand smoke was overhyped.
Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 13 2017 7:04 AMThe Friendliest BorderAfter centuries of East vs. West argument, Russia chooses both.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2017 6:49 PMWhy Trump Has Declared War on the JudiciaryHe’s making things awkward for his SCOTUS nominee and hurting his chances in court. What’s his endgame?
War Stories
Feb. 10 2017 4:59 PMTrump’s China Cave-in Sends a Terrible Message The president learns that global politics are harder than a business deal.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2017 1:35 PMSee You in Court … MaybeThe Department of Justice has four options to salvage Trump’s immigration ban. Only one makes sense.
Politics
Feb. 10 2017 11:26 AMThe Cabinet Nominee All Republicans Should RejectGOP senators should take a stand against Trump’s pick for labor secretary, Andy Puzder.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2017 10:53 AMThank the “Deep State” for Quashing Trump’s Torture PlansLongtime professionals in the Defense Department and CIA know torture doesn’t work, and they pushed back.
Fiction
Feb. 10 2017 9:03 AM“Trump Land”It started as a joke, and then it turned into a theme park, and then it became something worse.
War Stories
Feb. 9 2017 6:20 PMIt’s Bad Enough Trump Has No Foreign PolicyIt’s worse that he has appointed no one to help his Cabinet secretaries clean up after him.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 9 2017 4:37 PM“We Should Stand on the Right Side of the Law and the Right Side of History”Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring explains why his state joined the legal fight against Trump’s executive order.
The Good Fight
Feb. 9 2017 2:37 PMFive Things Americans Can Do to Beat TrumpAdvice for the opposition.
Fascism
Feb. 9 2017 9:00 AMForging a Dictatorship in SpainHow Franco tailored fascism to his country by stealing from every major political movement.
This Week in Trump
Feb. 8 2017 6:38 PMThis Week in Trump: Foreign Policy Fiascos and Court ChallengesSpurned allies, uncooperative judges, and conflicts of interest.
Politics
Feb. 8 2017 5:24 PMHow the Skewed Demographics of the Donor Class Pull Our Politics to the RightMoney in politics isn’t just a good government issue.
Crime
Feb. 13 2017 5:47 PMTough on CrimeSome of the country’s top cops are trying to convince Donald Trump that he’s wrong on criminal justice.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2017 1:18 PMPolitics as UsualWhy the Justice Department will never be apolitical.
Cover Story
Feb. 13 2017 5:00 AMThe Democrats Are Leading From BehindWhile the party tries to craft its message, the resistance to Donald Trump is unfolding in town halls and in the streets. Will the Democrats learn to follow?
The Angle
Feb. 10 2017 5:44 PMThe Angle: All the Charisma of a Butt Plug EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s Sabbath tweets, conspiracy theory theory, and a torturous filmic sequel.
Politics
Feb. 10 2017 2:53 PMConspiracy Theory TheoryWhy are so many people convinced that Donald Trump has a master plan?
Politics
Feb. 10 2017 12:49 PMSabbath’s TweeterA scientific examination of the garbage Trump posts on Jared and Ivanka’s day of rest.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2017 11:16 AMSolitary Confinement Is a Great American ShameA new court ruling takes important steps to rein in inhumane incarceration. Will the Supreme Court be next?
Interrogation
Feb. 10 2017 9:22 AMToo Close for ComfortHow much do the early days of the Trump administration look like the Third Reich? Historian Richard Evans weighs in.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 10 2017 6:00 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Feb. 9 2017 4:52 PMThe Angle: Coalition-Building EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kellyanne Conway’s lawbreaking, stay-at-home parents, and the best film score of the year.
Politics
Feb. 9 2017 3:38 PMPunish Kellyanne Conway. Do It Now.She broke the law on live TV.
Politics
Feb. 9 2017 1:35 PMA New Agenda for Social ConservativesIt’s time to drop the fight against same-sex marriage and take up the cause of stay-at-home parents.
Low Concept
Feb. 8 2017 7:58 PMThis So-Called Supreme Court NomineePredicting Donald Trump’s tweets in response to Neil Gorsuch’s insubordination.
Politics
Feb. 8 2017 5:52 PMA Little JusticeTrump’s lies, bigotry, and bad judgment come back to bite him in court.
The Angle
Feb. 8 2017 5:10 PMThe Angle: Coretta Scott King EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Elizabeth Warren, the problem with facts, and why IUDs aren’t the answer.

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