News and Politics
News and Politics
Jurisprudence
Aug. 1 2017 10:15 AMLeaks on a PlatterWhy a war on “leakers” waged by the Sessions DOJ will have zero credibility.
Interrogation
Aug. 1 2017 9:00 AMRural ResentmentHow Scott Walker’s rise can explain Donald Trump’s.
The Angle
July 31 2017 6:06 PMThe Angle: We Hardly Knew Ye EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Sam Shepard, screen savers, and the firing of the Mooch.
Jurisprudence
July 31 2017 1:41 PMDo Courtroom Lawyers Make a Difference?A pair of judges debate the importance of attorneys.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 31 2017 7:45 AMWhere Food Is a ReligionA writer spends a day eating through her grandmother’s hometown.
Open Thread
July 31 2017 12:00 AMIt’s Black Tot DayJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of July 31.
Jurisprudence
July 30 2017 7:13 PMWhen Cops Join the ResistanceStatements from the Boy Scouts of America, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Suffolk County police suggest Trump’s closest allies have started to desert him.
Politics
July 28 2017 7:46 PMWords to Live ByMcCain’s speech gives us a map for escaping the moral rot of Trumpism.
Interrogation
July 28 2017 6:10 PMThe Future of ObamacareZeke Emanuel, an architect of the ACA, has some thoughts.
Politics
July 28 2017 5:58 PMThe Republicans Are Not Going to Compromise on Health CareAt least not yet.
Interrogation
July 28 2017 5:30 PMSharif OutWhat the dismissal of Pakistan’s prime minister means for the country’s democratic future.
The Slate Quiz
July 28 2017 5:48 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
July 27 2017 6:14 PMThe Angle: Dismantling the Safety Net EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on scaling back entitlements, Silicon Valley’s weak resistance, and why the Goldwater rule is irrelevant.
Jurisprudence
July 27 2017 4:24 PMThe Obstruction of Justice Case Against Donald TrumpNo, not that one. This other one.
Politics
July 27 2017 2:09 PMIn Defense of the Boy ScoutsThe audible cheers during Trump’s speech aren’t a reason to condemn the group.
Politics
Aug. 1 2017 9:56 AMTrump’s Declaration of IndependenceA template for a White House that breaks free from the Republican Party.
Politics
July 31 2017 6:58 PMThe Scaramucci EpochRemembering Trump’s communications director, who was somehow more Trumpish than Trump himself.
Politics
July 31 2017 3:21 PMA Stymied Trump Is a Dangerous TrumpSince he can’t score any wins at home, he just might look for glory overseas—and that means war.
The Good Fight
July 31 2017 9:44 AMAuthoritarian by InstinctTrump is subverting democracy and the rule of law, one bumbling misstep at a time.
Interrogation
July 31 2017 7:15 AMThe Hope Hicks QuestionWhat it must be like to be a woman in Trump’s White House.
Moment Magazine
July 30 2017 8:30 PMCan Sheldon Adelson Turn Nevada Red?The billionaire changed Israeli politics with a newspaper. Is he having the same luck in Las Vegas?
Politics
July 28 2017 8:29 PMThe Future of Universal Health Care Is MedicaidThe ACA still stands because of how important it’s become. Democrats, take note.
Politics
July 28 2017 6:42 PMKelly to the RescueThe Homeland Security chief’s aggression and blunt style endeared him to his boss. But a White House chief of staff needs a smoother approach. 
The Angle
July 28 2017 6:01 PMThe Angle: “Thumbs Down” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trumpcare’s late-night death, the enabling Mooch, and the return of Arcade Fire.
Politics
July 28 2017 5:52 PMThey Never Really Hated ObamacareRepublicans didn’t fail because of procedural hurdles or party infighting. They failed because they didn’t actually mind the law. 
Jurisprudence
July 28 2017 2:48 PMA Tweet Is a Direct OrderMilitary leaders who say the president’s social media posts aren’t policy are playing a dangerous game.
Politics
July 27 2017 9:03 PMMake America Afraid AgainTrump’s “slice and dice” rhetoric about brown-on-white violence has a single purpose.
Trials and Error
July 27 2017 4:55 PMHow to End Civil ForfeitureNebraska and New Mexico show it’s possible to ban the abhorrent practice of taking money and property from citizens without due process.
War Stories
July 27 2017 3:28 PMBrace Yourselves for Iran Deal RepealHow Trump could still blow up Obama’s crowning diplomatic achievement.
Politics
July 27 2017 1:53 PMHeavy Into JeffSenate Republicans love their former colleague Jeff Sessions. If Trump fires the attorney general, will they finally grow spines?

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