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Politics
Feb. 28 2015 3:05 PMBoehner’s Last Stand?Will the DHS funding showdown threaten John Boehner’s speakership?
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:42 PMAn Israeli InsultBenjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 2:38 PMBig BeefA nutrition panel’s common-sense advice could spark Washington’s next major climate fight.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 1:15 PMHow to Speak CPACCarly Fiorina knows how to talk to just about any audience of conservatives.
Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 27 2015 9:01 AMSoccer and Tear GasAn amateur team in Turkish Kurdistan competes against a backdrop of police violence and a moribund peace process.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 27 2015 12:32 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Feb. 26 2015 8:28 PMScott Walker Thinks Fighting Unions Is Just Like Fighting ISISAnd it isn’t the first time that he’s said so.
Politics
Feb. 26 2015 5:16 PMThe Snowdenites Are WinningOpponents of surveillance have gained the upper hand. And like gun-rights activists, they don’t need a majority to keep it.
Crime
Feb. 25 2015 8:44 PMHow to Stop Overzealous ProsecutorsMake them answer for the cost of incarceration.
Politics
Feb. 25 2015 6:03 PMEric Cantor 2.0Virginia’s grassroots conservatives are targeting another prominent party leader.
Politics
Feb. 24 2015 6:46 PMCold CalculationMitch McConnell isn’t trying to avoid a shutdown. He’s trying to win the next election.
Politics
Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMGo Ahead and Say It, Mr. PresidentRepublicans are your true enemy.
Politics
Feb. 23 2015 7:00 PMScott Walker’s First Big ChanceThe Wisconsin governor could have raised his profile. Instead, he chose to pass.
Crime
Feb. 23 2015 6:14 PMHow to Go to JailThe surprisingly robust genre of prison survival guides.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 23 2015 9:33 AMIn Defense of Court-PackingWhen the Supreme Court willfully misreads the Constitution, FDR’s plan doesn’t seem so bad.
Foreigners
Feb. 28 2015 1:51 PMKilling a Dissident’s DreamBoris Nemtsov was brusque, impatient, and rejected everything that Vladimir Putin represents.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 5:48 PMIn Defense of Scott WalkerHe didn’t compare unions to ISIS. He just said something foolish.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 1:17 PMWhy It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income InequalityBecause their party is only making the problem worse.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 3:33 AMAmerica’s Unfair Rules of the RoadHow our transportation system discriminates against the most vulnerable.
Politics
Feb. 26 2015 10:50 PMWhy Bill O’Reilly Won’t Share Glenn Beck’s FateThey’re both obsessed with conspiracies, but only Beck’s kind damaged the Fox News brand.
Politics
Feb. 26 2015 7:55 PMThe Evolution of Chris ChristieHe was once the establishment candidate. Now he’ll be whatever it takes to stay in the race.
Crime
Feb. 26 2015 4:25 PMLet’s Make a DealA startup helps stores like Bloomingdale’s and Whole Foods give suspected shoplifters a choice: Pay $320, or we’ll call the cops.
Politics
Feb. 25 2015 6:41 PMWhy Obama Is So Autocratic About Environmental PolicyBecause you can’t have a serious conversation with most Republicans about climate change.
Politics
Feb. 25 2015 12:14 PMThe Next Attack on Voting RightsAnd why Democrats should fight for a constitutional right-to-vote amendment. 
Jurisprudence
Feb. 24 2015 3:28 PMColleges Aren’t Equipped to Investigate RapeState legislatures are debating surprisingly smart laws to bring justice to campus.
Politics
Feb. 24 2015 11:12 AMScott Walker’s Next QuestionWhy won’t Wisconsin’s governor give a clear answer on gay marriage?
Politics
Feb. 23 2015 6:18 PMBase PoliticsWhy Scott Walker’s current troubles were entirely predictable.
Politics
Feb. 23 2015 2:22 PMWhy Joe Biden Should Run for PresidentThe vice president won’t win, but it’d be the best thing for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.
Politics
Feb. 20 2015 7:33 PMFreshman Foreign PolicyWhy Marco Rubio’s claims of foreign affairs expertise may not succeed as well as Barack Obama’s. 

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