News and Politics
News and Politics
Jurisprudence
May 10 2016 5:48 PMNo News Is No NewsWhy it’s virtually impossible to cover Merrick Garland.
The Angle
May 10 2016 5:18 PMThe Angle: Early to Bed Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on drone myths, Loretta Lynch’s defense of trans rights, and early bedtimes for kids. 
Politics
May 9 2016 5:48 PMTrump Can’t PivotThe pundits who say he’s going moderate are missing something.
Politics
May 9 2016 5:07 PMWho Is This Ben Sasse Guy?And why does anyone want him running as a third-party candidate for president?
Memos to 45
May 9 2016 8:02 AMThe First Foreign Dignitary the Next President Should Invite to the White House (Video)
The Angle
May 6 2016 5:20 PMThe Angle: Call Your Mom Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the virtues of the auntie, women with PTSD, and the not-white “working class.”
The Slate Quiz
May 6 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of the week’s events.
Politics
May 5 2016 4:38 PMWhat Pundits Keep Getting Wrong About Donald Trump and the Working ClassThe working class is blacker and browner than it used to be.
The Angle
May 5 2016 4:08 PMThe Angle: Neither Nor EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on kid-planned vacations, food labeling, and the voting abstention option. 
Interrogation
May 5 2016 2:22 PMWhat’s the Matter With Kansas? And Maine. And New Mexico…A conversation with Thomas Frank about the perilous state of American politics.
Politics
May 4 2016 5:55 PMI’m Not Voting for Donald TrumpOr for Hillary, for that matter.
Jurisprudence
May 4 2016 4:36 PMThe Stingers Get StungOne California judge just sent a seething message to police who illegally target gay men in sting operations.
Politics
May 4 2016 2:08 PMWhy I’m Still a RepublicanI hate Donald Trump, but I’m not leaving the GOP.
Slate Plus
May 4 2016 10:56 AMTrail MixOn the road with Bernie, Trump, and Jeb! (Remember him?)
Politics
May 3 2016 9:52 PM“Never Trump” Was Never Going to Happen Republicans were always going to fall in line.
Politics
May 10 2016 5:26 PMThe Myth of the Disappearing Nonwhite VoterBlacks and Latinos aren’t sitting out an Obama-less 2016—especially not with Trump on the ballot.
War Stories
May 9 2016 8:20 PMBen Rhodes Needs Some Fresh AirWhy Obama’s foreign-policy adviser comes across as insular and self-centered in a New York Times Magazine profile.
The Angle
May 9 2016 5:20 PMThe Angle: True Grit EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Republicans who won't stand up to Trump, the Great Barrier Reef, and the murky science behind “grit.”
Politics
May 9 2016 2:01 PMWhy Republicans Who Hate Trump Are Afraid to Say SoThe consequences of breaking with the party are heavy. But what about the consequences of loyalty to a bad cause?
Politics
May 6 2016 5:34 PMIt’s Donald Trump’s Party, Not Paul Ryan’sSooner or later, the House speaker will have to make nice with Trump.
Roads & Kingdoms
May 6 2016 11:03 AMThe Moonshiners of KabulAfghans risk lashes and jail time to continue a tradition that offers a welcome escape from harsh realities.
Politics
May 5 2016 5:45 PMIn Search of the End of Bernie’s CampaignI went to Indiana to experience the last gasp of the Sanders run. I found something else.
Politics
May 5 2016 4:23 PMRepublican Politicians Will Support Trump. They Just Won’t Say His Name.“The nominee” for president!
Jurisprudence
May 5 2016 4:04 PMThere’s No Separating the Death Penalty and RaceThe only way to get rid of racial bias in death penalty cases is to get rid of the death penalty.
History
May 5 2016 5:55 AMAmerica’s Lost History of Border ViolenceTexas Rangers and civilian vigilantes killed thousands of Mexican-Americans in a campaign of terror. A century later, will the state finally acknowledge the bloodshed?
The Angle
May 4 2016 5:47 PMThe Angle: It’s All Happening EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on done lists, dropped pronouns, and the end of Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign.
Politics
May 4 2016 3:13 PMResolved: Ted Cruz Was His Worst Self as a Presidential CandidateIn his surly, failed campaign, Cruz turned into a cartoon version of the blowhard I knew on the college debate circuit.
Politics
May 4 2016 12:55 PMDonald Trump Isn’t Going to Be PresidentHe’d have to win unprecedented shares of the very kinds of voters who hate him: blacks, Latinos, and women.
Politics
May 3 2016 11:13 PMDonald Trump Is TV’s New Normal. That’s Insane.A huckster and demagogue all but locked up the Republican nomination. On TV, it’s just another election. 
The Angle
May 3 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Does Not Mean What You Think It Means EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bernie’s electability, Trump’s unpredictability dodge, and a plague of false “allegories.”

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