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Meet Brazil’s Unexpected President

Michel Temer is a deal-maker who took advantage of Dilma Rousseff’s downfall. What kind of leader will he be?

Interrogation
May 25 2016 11:21 AMRace and the Obama PresidencyA conversation with Jamelle Bouie and Jelani Cobb.
Politics
May 24 2016 5:44 PMNewt Gingrich Is the Perfect Trump Running MateWhy Donald should pick the former speaker of the House.
Politics
May 24 2016 4:14 PMWhy Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft.
Interrogation
May 23 2016 9:16 PMHas the U.S. Finally Run Out of Patience With Pakistan?The drone strike that killed Mullah Mansour might also have been a message to Islamabad.
Jurisprudence
May 23 2016 5:14 PMSore LosersSamuel Alito and Clarence Thomas are still trying to keep juvenile offenders behind bars for life.
War Stories
May 23 2016 4:49 PMThis Just In: The Vietnam War Is Still OverAnd now is the perfect time for Obama to lift the arms embargo.
Jurisprudence
May 23 2016 3:05 PMFacebook’s Trending Topics Are None of the Senate’s BusinessWhat is Sen. John Thune doing trying to conduct oversight over the First Amendment?
Jurisprudence
May 23 2016 2:26 PMPeremptory PrejudiceRacism still infects jury challenges, even if most aren’t as blatant as these awful Georgia prosecutors.
Memos to 45
May 23 2016 8:21 AMWhy the Next President Should Speak to Jon Stewart on a Regular Basis (Video)
The Angle
May 20 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Explain Yourself Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on California’s water problems, Bernie’s scorched-earth tactics, and questions for politicians endorsing Trump. 
Politics
May 20 2016 1:36 PMWhy the Democrats’ Platform Actually Matters This YearIt’s how Hillary and Bernie will make peace.
Politics
May 19 2016 7:26 PMBernie. Don’t Do This.With a scorched-earth campaign against Clinton, Sanders is risking his party’s nominee, its coalition, and his message.
The Angle
May 19 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Why Not Be Scared? EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the shorthanded Supreme Court, the nature of “public” data, and a new poll showing Trump gaining ground. 
Crime
May 19 2016 11:38 AMBlood on the Streets of LouisvilleOn Thursday, the NRA opens its annual convention in the Kentucky city, where more than 100 residents have been shot in 2016.
Jurisprudence
May 19 2016 5:47 AMThe Supreme Court Is Not Doing Its JobDon’t let the elegant posturing of the eight justices fool you.
Jurisprudence
May 24 2016 6:22 PM“Our Textbooks Do Not Teach About Agenda 21”This person nearly controlled Texas education policy. That is terrifying. 
The Angle
May 24 2016 5:30 PMThe Angle: We’re Not Kissing Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on perspective for Bernie voters, the Nigerian Scrabble strategy, and unwanted public kiss attacks.
Politics
May 24 2016 12:53 PMA Letter to a Bernie-or-Bust VoterI get it. I was just like you once.
The Angle
May 23 2016 6:07 PMThe Angle: Dr. Fake EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s possible path to victory, racism and jury selection, and Russia’s dissertation plagiarists. 
Politics
May 23 2016 5:00 PMBernie Is Building an Army of Primary ChallengersDebbie Wasserman Schultz’s opponent is his prototype.
Politics
May 23 2016 4:34 PMIs Matt Bruenig a Populist Martyr?The progressive writer got fired over some mean tweets and raised $25,000 online. But the full story isn’t so simple.
Politics
May 23 2016 2:39 PMHow Trump Could Win It’s a long shot. A very, very long shot.
Roads & Kingdoms
May 23 2016 9:12 AMDeportees Wanted. Must Speak English. Call center jobs are providing hope for English-speaking Guatemalans deported from the United States.
Cover Story
May 22 2016 8:03 PMThe Craziest Black Market in RussiaIt’s not for oil or guns. It’s for plagiarized dissertations. And every self-respecting doctor, lawyer, and politician in the country wants one.
Politics
May 20 2016 1:39 PMIs America’s Democracy Ripe for a Dictatorship?Why Andrew Sullivan thinks Trump may defeat Clinton for the U.S. presidency.
The Slate Quiz
May 20 2016 4:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of the week’s events.
Politics
May 19 2016 6:56 PM10 Things Every Politician Who Endorses Donald Trump Should Be Forced to DefendAn indictment.
Politics
May 19 2016 2:27 PMThe Case for PanickingWho cares if it’s just one poll? Donald Trump could be president. Americans should be terrified.
War Stories
May 19 2016 10:43 AMWhy the Middle East Is Still a Mess a Century After the Sykes-Picot AgreementIt’s just the delayed but inevitable result of the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
The Angle
May 18 2016 5:48 PMThe Angle: Unbought Chaos EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kelly–Trump, Maria Bamford's new show, and the Koch Brothers’ pullback from the 2016 election. 

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