News and Politics
News and Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 12 2018 5:52 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 6:29 PMThe Gorsuch BriefProgressive advocates used to write briefs designed to appeal to Anthony Kennedy. They’ve now got a new justice in their sights.
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 5:23 PMTrump Administration Admits Steve Bannon and Kris Kobach Were Involved in Adding Census Citizenship Question
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 4:29 PMKanye West Said Some Wacky Stuff in the Oval Office, and Voting Rights Are Being Dismantled for a Generation
Oct. 11 2018 4:22 PMThe World Needs to Take the Safety of People Like Jamal Khashoggi More SeriouslyWe lionize them as heroes but don’t respect their needs.
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 2:49 PMKanye West Was in the Oval Office on Thursday and Had Some Ideas for the Nation
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 2:35 PMThree Plans for Saving Voters From a Right-Wing Activist Supreme CourtForget court-packing, Canada has a better idea.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 2:35 PMThe Supreme Court Is a Historically Regressive and Presently Expendable Institution
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 1:36 PMRepublicans Now Comparing Experience of Hearing Women Discuss Sexual Assault to Attack by Violent Mob
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Oct. 11 2018 1:03 PMTrump Would Rather Downplay Khashoggi’s Possible Murder Than Jeopardize $110 Billion Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 11:38 AMFBI Arrests Man Who Built Bomb to Detonate in D.C. on Election Day
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Oct. 11 2018 10:03 AMMelania Trump: “I’m the Most Bullied Person in the World”
The Slatest
Oct. 10 2018 9:37 PMIn Tense Meeting, Rosenstein and McCabe Reportedly Each Told the Other to Recuse Himself From Russia Investigation
Politics
Oct. 10 2018 7:00 PMWhy Immigration Opponents Should Worry About Climate ChangeThe Americans who want to keep immigrants out will be dismayed by the latest climate report.
The Slatest
Oct. 10 2018 6:24 PMAppeals Court Signals That It Might Rule in Favor of Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban
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Oct. 11 2018 9:49 PMTurkey Says It Has Lurid Tapes Showing Columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder in Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 5:43 PMDeath Toll From Hurricane Michael Rises to at Least Six
The Angle
Oct. 11 2018 4:52 PMThe Angle: Whither the Court EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kara Swisher’s bosses, teenagers and abortion, and the future of SCOTUS.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 4:24 PMDid the U.S. Have a “Duty to Warn” Khashoggi?If U.S. intelligence servers knew what was going to happen to him, they had an obligation to intervene.
Interrogation
Oct. 11 2018 3:23 PMIs Democracy Necessarily Good?A new book asks hard questions about the democratic ideal and the reality.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 2:35 PMWhy Supreme Court Term Limits Won’t Work and What to Do Instead
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 2:35 PMThe Supreme Court Is a Bulwark of Democracy
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2018 2:35 PMShould Progressives Wage War on the Supreme Court?
The Slatest
Oct. 11 2018 1:19 PMActivist Accuses Arkansas Sheriff’s Department of Dressing Inmates in Nike Shirts to Mock Colin Kaepernick
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Oct. 11 2018 12:26 PMWashington Supreme Court Outlaws Death Penalty in the State for Good
War Stories
Oct. 11 2018 10:44 AMThe Military’s Cyber Defenses Are in Appallingly Bad ShapeOur ability to win a war may be in doubt.
The Slatest
Oct. 10 2018 10:54 PMScenes of Destruction as Hurricane Michael Accelerates Into Florida Coast, Catching Many by Surprise
Politics
Oct. 10 2018 7:32 PMThe Senate Is Drifting Away From Democrats IndefinitelyGiven the cyclical nature of our politics, Democrats should be poised to take back the Senate in 2020. They’re not.
The Slatest
Oct. 10 2018 6:47 PMMissouri Judge Blocks Part of “Misleading” Voter ID Law
The Angle
Oct. 10 2018 5:29 PMThe Angle: Where’s the Base EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jamal Khashoggi, drag in A Star Is Born, and Hispanic turnout.

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