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News and Politics
The Angle
Nov. 9 2016 5:58 PMThe Angle: This Is Real EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Day After.
History
Nov. 9 2016 5:43 PMThere Is No Solace in the PastLooking to history for an analogue to Trump’s victory does a disservice to the present and the past.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 5:17 PMTrump UnboundThe president-elect owes hardly anyone. The number of people who’ll be able to rein him in is vanishingly small.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 3:45 PMJournalists Should Be TerrifiedA free press has rarely been so necessary. And we have every reason to believe that Trump will try to bring it to heel.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 9 2016 10:02 AMWill Trump’s Rule of Law Be Our Rule of Law?The fate of the entire legal apparatus of government is in the balance.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 3:30 AMWhite WonWe are still the country that produced George Wallace. We are still the country that killed Emmett Till.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 2:42 AMWhat We Do NowHow to preserve the ideals of liberal democracy in the face of a Trump presidency.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 2:37 AMHow Could We Have Let This Happen?A Trump presidency never should have been possible. Now, we stand to lose so much.
Explainer
Nov. 8 2016 2:45 PMHow Did They Count All Those Ballots Before Voting Machines?By hand, while drunk.
Explainer
Nov. 8 2016 2:21 PMHow Do You Shatter a Glass Ceiling?With a steel spike or diamond drill.
Explainer
Nov. 8 2016 12:48 PMWhen Did Losing Candidates Start Calling the Winner to Concede?When the telegram went out of style.
Politics
Nov. 8 2016 9:13 AMIs This the Campaign Hillary Clinton Wanted?On the eve of the election, she was a lesser star at her own event.
History
Nov. 8 2016 8:19 AMAn Election for the Dark AgesA medievalist on the uses and misuses of history in the 2016 campaign.
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 8 2016 5:47 AMBonus Slate News Quiz: Looking Back at Election 2016Test your knowledge of this campaign’s big stories.
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 9:54 PMTrump Behaved Badly on The Apprentice Set. Why Didn’t Anyone Ever Leak a Tape?The producers who helped create his image would rather not risk their careers to tear it down.
War Stories
Nov. 9 2016 5:54 PMWe’re in Uncharted Territory With President-Elect TrumpThere could be major shifts in the global balance of power.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 5:23 PMHow to Channel Your Post-Election Anger, Sadness, and Fear Into ActionTen productive things Clinton supporters can do with their Trump-fueled anxieties.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 5:06 PMTrump’s Voters Don’t Support DeportationAnd other surprises from the 2016 exit polls.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 2:45 PMI’m Muslim, and I’m Afraid, and I Can’t Afford to Show ItWhy I’m not shaving my beard.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 3:52 AMDon’t Blame MeWho blew the election? Look in the mirror.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 3:25 AMThe Democratic Party Establishment Is FinishedWhat a joke.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 2:38 AMIt’s Worse Than You ThinkDonald Trump assumes the office of the presidency at the peak of its imperial powers and unhindered by the drag of divided government.
The Angle
Nov. 8 2016 6:14 PMThe Angle: It’s All Happening EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Election Day night.
Explainer
Nov. 8 2016 2:26 PMHow Do You Vote in Prison and Jail?For the most part, you don’t.
Explainer
Nov. 8 2016 1:30 PMCould You Determine the Outcome of the Election Like in the 2008 Kevin Costner Film Swing Vote?It’s everyone’s fantasy. But could it become your reality?
The Angle
Nov. 8 2016 10:52 AMThe Angle: VoteCastr EditionSlate’s daily newsletter reminding you to sign up for updates.
Politics
Nov. 8 2016 9:00 AMTrump vs. Clinton: Who’s Winning Today’s Forecasts of Who Will Win the Election?Find out with the Slate ~100 Percent Accurate Electoral Forecast Averagifier.
Politics
Nov. 8 2016 7:08 AMWhat Twitter Pundits Are Saying About Election DayCheck out the instant spin room.
Slate Fare
Nov. 7 2016 11:05 PMHow Slate VotesAnd why.
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 6:28 PMI Loved the New York Observer. Now It’s Complicit in the Trump Campaign.A once-proud newspaper is now a permanent monument to a would-be tyrant.

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