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Is West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get of Jail Free” Bill?

The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.

Politics
Feb. 12 2016 6:01 PMHillary Clinton’s Moderation Is a VirtueShe shouldn’t apologize for being a moderate. That’s what would make her a good president.
Slate Plus
Feb. 12 2016 5:06 PMDungeons, Dragons, and DonaldThe Slate Plus Digest for the weekend of Feb. 12.
War Stories
Feb. 12 2016 3:19 PMWhy the Syria Deal Isn’t Really Much of a DealSadly, it may only lock in the gains made by Russia and Bashar al-Assad.
The Angle
Feb. 12 2016 12:32 PMThe Angle: So Romantic EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Democratic debate, the dowager’s best burns, and kissing across history. 
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 12 2016 3:30 AMSlate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 1:24 AMHillary Found Her Footing Thursday NightClinton was clear, full-throated, and tried out a new critique on Sanders that just might work.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 10:54 PMWho Won the Democratic Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 6:16 PMHillary Clinton Needs a Better Message for Black VotersBlacks want more than someone who promises to fight for them.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 3:35 PMIs John Kasich Really a Republican Who Liberals Can Love?He shouldn’t be. He’s basically a staunch conservative who once said something nice about the poor.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 12:06 PMA Cold One With Donald There has never been a better candidate to have a beer with than Trump.
Interrogation
Feb. 10 2016 3:50 PMIs Donald Trump a Fascist?Yes and no.
Politics
Feb. 10 2016 3:21 PMThe GOP Establishment Will Not Find Salvation in South CarolinaThe only candidate who can beat Donald Trump is Ted Cruz, and vice versa. 
Politics
Feb. 10 2016 2:23 AMHillary’s Time to FightAs grim as her New Hampshire defeat was, Clinton’s upcoming road looks a lot better.
War Stories
Feb. 9 2016 6:54 PMObama’s Whopping New Military BudgetForget what Republicans tell you. The president still likes big military budgets. 
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 4:42 PMWhy Do Young People Have Such Visceral Dislike for Hillary?Here’s a theory.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 5:22 PMIs the Clinton Campaign Panicking Over Nevada?Maybe not. But if they lose Nevada, then they have reason to worry.
Education
Feb. 12 2016 4:10 PMDeRay Mckesson Isn’t Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter CandidateHe’s its education-reform candidate. And that’s a lot more controversial.
Crime
Feb. 12 2016 1:19 PMBlack Americans Supported the 1994 Crime Bill, TooMany black leaders saw the notoriously harsh law as an imperfect solution to unbearable levels of urban crime.
Interrogation
Feb. 12 2016 7:04 AMIs the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse?The revolution’s discontents.
War Stories
Feb. 12 2016 2:01 AMBernie Sanders Is Trying to Distract YouHis strange Henry Kissinger detour in the PBS debate was just another diversion from his lack of a plan to confront today’s foreign policy challenges.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 12:58 AMWhy Hillary Attacked Bernie on ObamaClinton sure is taking advantage of Sanders’ slights against the first black president.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 8:00 PMWhat Twitter Has to Say About the Democratic DebateCheck out the instant spin room. (With live stream!)
Crime
Feb. 11 2016 3:57 PMThe Clintons Aren’t to Blame for Mass IncarcerationThe 1994 crime bill was wrongheaded and draconian. But it didn’t cause the explosion in the prison population.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 2:48 PMI Can’t Hate Donald TrumpI do hate the Republicans who’ve enabled his remarkable popularity.
The Angle
Feb. 11 2016 11:54 AMThe Angle: Fascism Is As Fascism Does EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “New York values,” the four-day school week, and “Formation” as exploitation. 
Politics
Feb. 10 2016 3:41 PMMarco Rubio Shouldn’t Blame Chris Christie for His New Hampshire DrubbingIt isn’t easy to become president of the United States.
The Angle
Feb. 10 2016 12:22 PMThe Angle: Extreme Primary Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on victories for Sanders and Trump in New Hampshire, Obama’s big military budget, and the Bernie vs. Hillary meme. 
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 11:44 PMRubio Just CollapsedThe Florida senator took a drubbing in New Hampshire. Can he really be the GOP establishment’s best hope?
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 5:02 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About the New Hampshire Primary ResultsThe instant spin room.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 9 2016 4:24 PMTed Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.

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