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News and Politics
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.
The Angle
Nov. 7 2016 6:17 PMThe Angle: One Day More EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Election Day eve.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2016 5:39 PMThe Woman Washington Never Figured OutFor Janet Reno, feminism was all about doing the job.
Anything Once
Nov. 7 2016 4:02 PMThe Only Place in Journalism Where the World Still WorksI was completely sick of election coverage. So I read nothing but trade publications.
Cover Story
Nov. 7 2016 3:01 PM230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 11:23 AMDoing Time With Donald TrumpAt an endless, much-delayed rally in Virginia, no one needed the FBI to know whether Clinton was a criminal.
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.
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 5:40 PMWhat Are the Chances Your Vote Matters?A state-by-state ranking of how likely it is that your vote swings the election. (But you should still vote!)
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 5:00 PMHow Do Trump Supporters See Black People?“Less evolved,” our survey shows.
Do The Math
Nov. 7 2016 3:24 PMWho Will Be America’s Next Top Modeler?I have a plan to figure out which poll aggregator is the most accurate. Will Nate Silver and his cohort play along?
Politics
Nov. 7 2016 1:31 PMThe Trump Campaign Is Ending as It Began: Bigoted as HellFrom birtherism and the wall to Jewish conspiracies and Somali terrorists in Minneapolis.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 7 2016 9:02 AMHow Spring Rolls Got to SenegalThe half-century of war and colonialism behind a favorite snack.

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