News and Politics
News and Politics
The Angle
July 25 2016 6:04 PMThe Angle: 25 Years of Hatred EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the case for mandatory vaccination, Bernie supporters at the DNC, and Hillary haters.
Politics
July 25 2016 4:40 PMDemocrats Aren't in Disarray. A Minority of Bernie Supporters Are in a Snit.What do the Sanders dead-enders want, exactly? 
Politics
July 25 2016 3:52 PMBernie’s Delegates Don’t Need BernieThey can disrupt a convention all on their own.
Cover Story
July 24 2016 8:01 PMThe Hillary HatersFew figures in American political life have inspired such deep and decades-long contempt. But why?
Interrogation
July 22 2016 4:38 PMFox After AilesThe nation’s foremost Fox News beat reporter on what’s going on behind the scenes at the cable news network.
Crime
July 22 2016 3:09 PMA Texas Prosecutor Jailed a Rape VictimTo ensure she’d testify against her attacker, the prosecutor locked up an innocent woman in a notoriously hellish jail.
The Slate Quiz
July 22 2016 5:30 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
July 22 2016 1:19 AMDonald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention SpeechIt would have softened his image.
Politics
July 22 2016 1:06 AMIn the End, There Was No White KnightDonald Trump successfully took over my party, and all that’s left is despair.
Politics
July 22 2016 12:49 AMDonald Trump’s Un-American Acceptance SpeechThere was no reference to the nation’s history, its values, or even its armed forces. There was only Trump.
Crime
July 21 2016 11:03 PMDonald Trump Has Zero Ideas for How to Lower Crime RatesThat doesn’t mean he’s wrong about the troubling spike in violence in America’s cities.
The Angle
July 21 2016 5:57 PMThe Angle: Vote Your Conscience EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the third night of festivities at the Republican National Convention.
Crime
July 21 2016 4:25 PMA Shocking Reminder of How Reliant Prosecutors Are on Plea Deals   A rogue lab technician in Massachusetts inadvertently shows how rare criminal trials are.
Politics
July 21 2016 2:41 PMTrump Is Dangerously Incompetent on National SecurityHis promise to abandon NATO allies is a huge gift to Russia and China.
Politics
July 21 2016 12:46 PMThe Real Winner of the RNC: Vladimir PutinThe Trump campaign continues its terrifying effort to cozy up to the Kremlin.
Slate Fare
July 25 2016 5:15 PMSlate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy ShowUnelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day!
War Stories
July 25 2016 4:24 PMCold War GamesThe DNC email hack shows that Vladimir Putin is trying to influence our presidential election.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 25 2016 10:02 AMFood Is a New Front in Europe’s Immigration StruggleVerona, Italy, is going after kebab shops for being “inauthentic.” Really?
The Angle
July 22 2016 5:51 PMThe Angle: Well, That Was That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the last day of the Republican National Convention.
History
July 22 2016 3:25 PMIs 2016 the Worst Year in History?It’d have to be worse than 1348. And 1836. And 1919 …
Politics
July 22 2016 10:50 AMMy Quest to Find Jeb’s Delegates at the RNCI imagined them as knights ready to do battle for their fallen hero. Here’s what I found instead.
Politics
July 22 2016 1:34 AMThe Republican Party Is Out of IdeasThe GOP is now purely a cult of personality.
Politics
July 22 2016 1:07 AMThe Next TrumpThe GOP nominee is totally unhinged. But a better, cooler, more polished demagogue could rise in his wake.
Politics
July 22 2016 12:58 AMThe Dark, Resentful Voice Behind Trump’s RNC SpeechStephen Miller writes nonsense, soaked in blood.
Politics
July 22 2016 12:12 AMDonald Trump’s Speech Was Just Another ScamThe world he described doesn’t exist.
Crime
July 21 2016 7:18 PMNorth Miami Cop Defense: He Was Trying to Protect the Man He ShotSo says the head of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.
Politics
July 21 2016 4:46 PMDaughters Don’t Let Their Mothers Watch Fox NewsHow to use “parental lock” to prevent your parents from tuning in to cable news.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2016 4:19 PMJustices IgnoredThe Supreme Court is the most important issue of the election for Republicans. So they’re not talking about it.
Politics
July 21 2016 1:15 PMWill Ted Cruz Ever Be Forgiven?“Sir, I’m not going to engage in a screaming fight.” At breakfast with the archvillain of the RNC.
Politics
July 21 2016 11:23 AMMike Pence’s New GodThe Christian conservative was supposed to bring morality to Trump’s campaign. Instead he caved to Trump. 

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