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Interrogation

Is the DNC Hack an Act of War?

And is the U.S. prepared to defend itself from the foreign powers who would meddle in our elections?

Politics
July 25 2016 6:17 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About Night 1 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
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?
Cover Story
July 22 2016 6:10 PM153 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.
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.
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?
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.

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