News and Politics
News and Politics
Interrogation
Jan. 28 2016 5:54 AMIs This the End of the GOP as We Know It?Historian Rick Perlstein on the rise of Trump, the fall of Reagan, and the fate of contemporary conservatism.
Politics
Jan. 27 2016 3:42 PMDonald Trump’s Biggest Gamble YetIf his Fox News debate ploy works, he’ll be stronger than ever. If it fails, it will be an epic disaster.
Politics
Jan. 26 2016 5:05 PMThe Democratic Primary Has Echoes of 2008Once again, Democrats are presented with a choice between a fighter and an inspiration.
Politics
Jan. 26 2016 11:11 AMThe Constitutional Convention 2016?Some liberals and conservatives are teaming up in an effort to rewrite the Constitution.
Politics
Jan. 25 2016 5:20 PMThe GOP Establishment Isn’t Resigned to Trump YetThe recent warmth toward the Republican front-runner is actually a desperate ploy to get Rubio elected.
Slate Plus
Jan. 22 2016 6:28 PMWhat to Read While You’re Snowed InThe Slate Plus Digest for the weather-addled weekend of Jan. 22.
Politics
Jan. 22 2016 1:46 PMTed Cruz’s Assad StrategyWhy the Texas senator wants the GOP primary to be a choice between him and Donald Trump.
Politics
Jan. 22 2016 10:44 AMThe Conservative Case Against Donald TrumpAnd the case for a Voltron-like merger of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
The Slate Quiz
Jan. 22 2016 3:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Jan. 21 2016 9:06 PMBernie Sanders Is Right That Reparations Would Be DivisiveBut the Vermont senator’s political revolution depends on white America, too.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 21 2016 12:37 PMBattery and Deprivation of LibertyHow to begin to compensate Flint residents for their drinking water fiasco.
Politics
Jan. 20 2016 6:48 PMBill Clinton Goes After Bernie, GentlyFor now.
Politics
Jan. 20 2016 4:09 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Still Doesn’t Pose a Critical Threat to Hillary ClintonThe Vermont senator may be surging, but black Democrats are her firewall.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Jan. 19 2016 6:11 PMDoes the First Amendment Protect What Looks Like Political Speech?The Supreme Court is head-scratchy.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 19 2016 12:44 PM“Abortion Is Not a Decision We Regret”Why this attorney and 112 others told their abortion stories to the Supreme Court.
Low Concept
Jan. 27 2016 7:00 PMYou Want to Move to Canada if Trump Wins?Apply here.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 26 2016 5:57 PMThe Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal TroublesThis week’s surprise indictments are just the newest turn. 
Politics
Jan. 26 2016 2:22 PMTrump’s Supporters in New Hampshire Really Do ExistI know. I saw them!
Politics
Jan. 26 2016 9:52 AMWhy Michael Bloomberg Could Make Donald Trump PresidentThe former New York mayor would take votes away from a Democratic candidate.
Politics
Jan. 25 2016 2:28 PMHow Nate Silver Missed Donald TrumpThe election guru said Trump had no shot. Where did he go wrong?
Politics
Jan. 22 2016 4:32 PMWhy GOP Elites Prefer Trump to CruzThe real estate magnate seems malleable while the Texas senator poses an existential threat.
Foreigners
Jan. 22 2016 1:41 PMThis Isn’t an Iranian PerestroikaIran is still the same repressive regime.
Roads & Kingdoms
Jan. 22 2016 10:37 AMThe Fantasy Coffins of GhanaWhere anyone can go out in style.
Politics
Jan. 21 2016 9:35 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Is Starting to Sound a Little Like Donald TrumpThe Vermont senator is talking about his electability. But is it enough?
Culturebox
Jan. 21 2016 6:25 PMHow Meteorologists Are Feeling Right NowTired, and giddy.
Politics
Jan. 21 2016 5:45 AMThe Truth About IslamOf course it isn’t a religion of violence. If it were, why would so many Muslim societies be so peaceful?
Jurisprudence
Jan. 20 2016 5:13 PMJohn Roberts’ Worst Judicial NightmareConservatives say Obama does not “take care.”
Jurisprudence
Jan. 20 2016 4:07 PMHow Tough-on-Crime Laws Became Linked to Anti-TerrorismThe strange legislative history that led to the standoff in Oregon.
Politics
Jan. 19 2016 6:11 PMTed Cruz’s Uncompromising Pitch to Win New HampshireWith so many moderates splitting the vote, the Texas senator sees no need to pander to moderates.
Foreigners
Jan. 19 2016 11:00 AMHow Angela Merkel Became the Last Best Hope for European LiberalismThe German chancellor may be the only force stemming back a rising tide of intolerance.

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