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Politics
April 20 2015 8:23 PMPopping the QuestionAdvice to Republican presidential candidates on how to answer the question, “Would you attend a gay wedding?”
Metropolis
April 19 2015 10:34 PML.A. ExistentialLos Angeles wants to shed its image as an auto-dystopia. In the era of the drought, can it sell the myth of a green, sustainable city?
Politics
April 17 2015 12:45 PMHail to the ChiefRepublicans haven’t just rejected President Obama. They have adopted Benjamin Netanyahu as their leader.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 17 2015 9:03 AMKashmir’s Heroin HighwayThe war-torn region has become a major narcotics trafficking route, sparking a new Indian drug epidemic.
Foreigners
April 16 2015 8:00 PMDemocratic DifferencesWhat the Brits and the Americans should teach each other about elections.
Politics
April 16 2015 2:51 PMHillary Clinton’s Bad Campaign Finance IdeasShe’s right that money in politics is a problem. But suggesting a constitutional amendment is foolish.
View From Chicago
April 16 2015 9:46 AMMutual Funds’ Dark SideWhy airlines and other industries keep prices too high.
Politics
April 15 2015 7:00 PMObama’s Gift to Hillary ClintonNo modern-day president has left his potential successor a less scandal-plagued legacy than Barack Obama. 
War Stories
April 15 2015 12:01 PMPutin’s Hard SellWhy the Russian leader’s offer to sell missiles to Iran just made the nuclear deal more attractive.
Politics
April 14 2015 7:55 PMManufacturing AuthenticityWhat Hillary Clinton has going for her that other candidates don’t.
Jurisprudence
April 14 2015 3:37 PMIgnorance of the LawA recent Supreme Court ruling allows the kind of traffic stop that led to Walter Scott’s death.
History
April 14 2015 3:30 AMThousands of Women Ran for Office Before They Could VoteSome won!
Politics
April 13 2015 4:53 PMWhat the GOP Doesn’t Get About Latino VotersThey care more about economics than immigration.
Politics
April 12 2015 8:25 PMThe Indispensable Hillary ClintonWhy she is more vital to the future of the Democratic Party than even Democrats realize.
Culturebox
April 10 2015 9:01 PMIn Defense of the TakeNot all opinion journalism is glib and vapid.
Jurisprudence
April 20 2015 12:38 PMRacial Slurs Shouldn’t Be TrademarkedThe Washington football team’s name is an obstacle for interstate commerce.
Jurisprudence
April 17 2015 6:13 PMAmen, Canada!The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Slate Plus
April 17 2015 11:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week. 
Foreigners
April 17 2015 3:33 AMHow Obama Abandoned IraqWhy the rise of ISIS and the fall of Iraq weren’t inevitable. 
Crime
April 16 2015 7:53 PMNew York City’s Brave New Police PolicyEvery city should copy it.
Slate Plus
April 16 2015 1:46 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of April 13, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Politics
April 15 2015 7:20 PMThe Irony Is Rich Hillary Clinton might be progressives’ best hope at campaign finance reform.  
Jurisprudence
April 15 2015 5:48 PMDismembered ProtectionsThese new abortion bans may be the most dangerous yet.
History
April 14 2015 9:29 PMRemembering History as FableThe emancipation of black Americans has been written out of our celebration of the Civil War’s end.
Politics
April 14 2015 6:54 PMForeign SaboteursWhen it comes to a Democratic president’s foreign policy, Republicans often side with America’s enemies.
Politics
April 14 2015 9:29 AMBig TalkerMarco Rubio’s candidacy—much like Obama’s—will rest on the power of words.
Politics
April 13 2015 6:10 PMMr. Runner-UpIt’s not that Sen. Marco Rubio can’t win. It’s that he’s almost no one’s first choice for the top job.
Jurisprudence
April 13 2015 1:51 PMThis Man Deserves a PardonVirginia is still imprisoning an almost certainly innocent man—even after he did the time.
Politics
April 12 2015 7:22 PMHillary Clinton’s Opening PitchHer presidential announcement offered warmth, hope, and a champion for “everyday Americans.”
Politics
April 10 2015 7:05 PMRand Paul’s First TestIf he can’t beat his father’s numbers in the Iowa caucus, he’s toast.

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