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Don McGahn Reportedly Leaves Post as White House Counsel

The Gist
Oct. 17 2018 8:37 PMMyth ManagementJann Wenner hated Joe Hagan’s Sticky Fingers mostly because it’s true.
The Slatest
Oct. 17 2018 6:11 PMFlorida Counties Ravaged by Hurricane Scramble to Provide Displaced Residents a Chance to Vote
The Angle
Oct. 17 2018 5:48 PMThe Angle: Unlikely Story EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on powerful women, rent control, and radical queers.
Politics
Oct. 17 2018 4:19 PMNancy Pelosi Will Rise AgainSome Democrats are tired of Pelosi, and Republicans can’t stand her. Here’s why she’ll almost definitely be speaker again anyway.
Moneybox
Oct. 17 2018 2:53 PMMitch McConnell Admits That the GOP Doesn’t Actually Want to Fix the Deficit While It’s in Charge
The Slatest
Oct. 17 2018 12:25 PMMueller Reportedly Close to Wrapping Up Major Portion of the Russia Investigation
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2018 7:00 AMChristine Blasey Ford’s Memory of Her Assault Isn’t a Case of Mistaken IdentityIt’s a convenient theory that allows us to believe both the accused and the accuser, but it undermines everything we know about mistaken identity in cases of sexual assault.
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 8:30 PMTrump Compares Criticism of Saudi Arabia for Apparent Murder of a Journalist to Brett Kavanaugh, Now a Supreme Court Justice
Politics
Oct. 16 2018 7:39 PMWhy It’s So Uncomfortable for Feminists to Confront Hillary Clinton About BillAnd why they must do it anyway.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 16 2018 6:46 PMThe Heritage Foundation’s New, Secretive Clerkship Boot Camp Is Going to Further Trumpify the Courts
The Angle
Oct. 16 2018 5:19 PMThe Angle: Save the Children EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on child welfare, Elizabeth Warren, and John Roberts.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 16 2018 4:27 PMHistory Will Judge John Roberts if His Court’s Steady Stream of 5–4 Pro-GOP Decisions Continues
Jurisprudence
Oct. 16 2018 3:20 PMWhat to Do About Professors Who Refuse to Offer Recommendations to Students Who Want to Study in Israel
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 2:42 PMHeidi Heitkamp Apologizes for Ad Naming Victims of Sexual Assault Without Their Permission
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 2:26 PMUnder Attack by Her Loud, Trump-Like Opponent, Kyrsten Sinema Plays the Role of the Calm Centrist
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2018 6:48 PMMasterpiece Cakeshop ReduxA conservative appeals court is poised to topple the entire framework of civil rights law.
Slow Burn
Oct. 17 2018 6:11 PMMove OnRead a transcript of Slow Burn: Season 2, Episode 8.
Politics
Oct. 17 2018 5:17 PMThe Issue Most Republicans Care About: Illegal ImmigrationTrump’s demonization campaign is working.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2018 3:59 PMHas Mohammed bin Salman Made His Last Trip to the United States?How the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 could restrict the Saudi prince’s travel.
The Slatest
Oct. 17 2018 2:30 PMTrump Isn’t Certain What Happened to Jamal Khashoggi but Knows for Sure the Saudis Want to Buy Lots of Arms
Interrogation
Oct. 17 2018 10:35 AMWhy in the World Is Dean Heller Leading in the Polls in Nevada?A close read of one Senate race Democrats should be winning.
The Slatest
Oct. 17 2018 12:08 AMBeto O’Rourke Couldn’t Land a Punch at His Final Debate With Ted Cruz
The Gist
Oct. 16 2018 8:27 PMBetween a Rock and a Funny PlaceComedy Cellar owner Noam Dworman has had a post-scandal Louis C.K. take to his stage six times now. But not without serious thought.
Politics
Oct. 16 2018 7:07 PMRepublicans Aren’t Running on Taxes Anymore. They’re Running on Bigotry.The GOP has abandoned its plans to run on economics in favor of the playbook that worked for Trump in 2016.
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 6:20 PMCDC Confirms Surge in Cases of Polio-like Disease Mostly Affecting Children
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 5:16 PMVulnerable Republicans Embrace Party’s Beloved B.S. and Jingoism Strategies in Closing Days of Campaign
War Stories
Oct. 16 2018 3:58 PMPompeo Helps the Saudis Sweep a Murder Under the RugThe message is clear: You can get away with anything if you flatter Trump’s ego.
The Slatest
Oct. 16 2018 3:19 PMWhy Beto O’Rourke Shouldn’t Share His Fundraising Haul With Candidates Who Need It More
Jurisprudence
Oct. 16 2018 2:32 PMTrump’s Child Separations Are Becoming Permanent Because the Whole Child Welfare System Is Broken
Politics
Oct. 16 2018 2:07 PMHow Trump Chooses What to BelieveHe trusts dictators but not climate scientists. Here’s how he justifies it.

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