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News and Politics
Politics
May 17 2017 6:17 PMIs Donald Trump Too Incapacitated to Be President?Not in this America.
Politics
May 17 2017 5:51 PMDischarge ThisDemocrats are trying to force Republicans to accept an independent investigation of Trump, but the GOP isn’t budging.
Politics
May 17 2017 1:32 PMWhat Richard Spencer Learned From Stephen MillerReeves Wiedeman on the Duke lacrosse scandal and the rise of the alt-right.
Politics
May 16 2017 9:23 PMThe End Is NighHouse and Senate Democrats warm up to the case for Trump’s impeachment.
Politics
May 16 2017 7:38 PMLosing FaithSenate Republicans have no idea how to continue to cover up for the president.
Politics
May 16 2017 4:01 PMTrump Is a Stress Test for DemocracyWe are failing.
Jurisprudence
May 16 2017 2:56 PMArticles of Impeachment for Donald J. TrumpA first draft of an impeachment bill for the president.
Politics
May 16 2017 10:44 AMReliable SourcesWhy we should believe the anonymous officials in the Washington Post’s leak story over McMaster, Tillerson, and Trump.
Interrogation
May 15 2017 11:50 PMWalk Softly and Blurt Out Whatever Is On Your MindWhat Trump’s big mouth could mean for American foreign policy.
The Angle
May 15 2017 6:18 PMThe Angle: Justice, Obstructed EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on stay-at-home moms on TV, Jeff Sessions’ war on drugs, and Trump’s handling of the Comey firing.
Trials and Error
May 15 2017 5:47 PMIs the Centre County DA Using a Hazing Death to Get Good Press?Stacy Parks Miller, who’s up for re-election, has previously been accused of unethical behavior in office.
Politics
May 15 2017 4:59 PMStrange ThingsThe Senate race in Alabama is going to be nutty, fun, and potentially an enormous headache for Mitch McConnell.
The World
May 15 2017 2:05 PMErdogan’s PrisonerHow an American pastor, improbably accused of terrorism, became a pawn in U.S.-Turkey relations.
Roads & Kingdoms
May 15 2017 7:45 AMThe Civilization in the BackyardA family in rural Ecuador fights to defend a piece of ancient history on its land.
Open Thread
May 15 2017 12:01 AMPlane CrazyJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of May 15.
The Angle
May 17 2017 5:54 PMThe Angle: Ominous Rumbles EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s war on the press, Neil Gorsuch as Trump legacy, and Wednesday’s impeachment talk.
Jurisprudence
May 17 2017 4:26 PMTrump’s JusticeNeil Gorsuch will be the enduring symbol of a disastrous presidency.
Politics
May 16 2017 11:56 PMTrump’s War on the Press Has Always Been RealHis attacks on the “media elite” may have seemed like political theater. We finally know better.
Interrogation
May 16 2017 8:24 PMHow Will Israel Respond to Trump’s Leak?Netanyahu will not want this to hurt his relationship with the president.
The Angle
May 16 2017 5:59 PMThe Angle: First Draft EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on H.R. McMaster’s downfall, Comey’s FBI, and articles of impeachment for the president.
War Stories
May 16 2017 3:52 PMThe Tarnishing of H.R. McMasterOne of America’s finest soldiers has been dragged into Trump’s swamp of deceit.
Politics
May 16 2017 1:21 PMA Trump Nominee Who Knows What He’s DoingIn praise of United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Interrogation
May 16 2017 10:00 AMHow Scared Should We Be of Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission?This voting rights expert thinks: very.
Jurisprudence
May 15 2017 6:45 PMNorth Carolina’s “Monster” Voter-Suppression Law Is DeadIt may have been too overtly racist for the Supreme Court. But don’t think the battle is over.
Jurisprudence
May 15 2017 5:54 PMBad Faith? What’s That?The Justice Department’s attempts to wish away Donald Trump’s Muslim ban statements are not working.
War Stories
May 15 2017 5:24 PMContaining the InfectionWe can’t stop cyberattacks, but there are steps governments and companies must take now to limit the damage they cause.
The Good Fight
May 15 2017 2:56 PMTrump Crosses a Red LineAfter Comey’s firing, it’s time for lawmakers to take a stand for the rule of law.
Jurisprudence
May 15 2017 11:22 AMThe DOJ’s Drug WarriorJeff Sessions’ hard-line policies will “unleash” federal prosecutors. Uh-oh.
Trials and Error
May 15 2017 5:55 AMCan Protesting Trump Inspire White Awareness About Racially Biased Policing?Portland, Oregon, at once a liberal epitome and the whitest city in America, might find out.
Jurisprudence
May 13 2017 5:07 PMHow the President Obstructed JusticeWhy legal scholar Laurence Tribe believes Trump committed impeachable offenses in his firing of James Comey.

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