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Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights

It says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional.

Politics
Sept. 2 2015 12:35 PMObama’s Jewish Problem10 principles that have guided the president’s most difficult conversations with Jews.
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 6:09 PMThe Republican Rift That Matters MostIt’s a war between politicians and nonpoliticians.
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 1:27 PMWhat Hillary Clinton’s New Batch of Emails Actually RevealsThis Clinton controversy—like all Clinton controversies—will never be resolved.
Politics
Aug. 28 2015 3:04 PMThe Myths of KatrinaTen years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
Plus Roundups
Aug. 28 2015 10:51 AMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of Aug. 24, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 28 2015 2:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Aug. 27 2015 3:51 PMDonald Trump Can Make a DifferenceHere’s how.
Politics
Aug. 26 2015 6:08 PMThe Donald’s Secret WeaponTrump is leading the GOP field thanks to nativism, but he may have just found a way to broaden his appeal.
Politics
Aug. 25 2015 5:27 PMTim Pawlenty 2.0?Scott Walker’s presidential campaign is flailing, and it’s not just because of Trump.
View From Chicago
Aug. 25 2015 9:29 AMTrump Is the Only Candidate Talking About a Taboo SubjectCould immigrants really change American cultural and political values?
Politics
Aug. 24 2015 8:10 PMDon’t Run, Uncle JoeWhy Biden’s legacy is sure to be tarnished if he runs for president.
Crime
Aug. 21 2015 7:40 PM“A Profound, Glaring Injustice”Sen. Cory Booker on mass incarceration—and the hard choices we’ll need to make if we want to end it.
Politics
Aug. 21 2015 5:39 PMNot Just Anti-HispanicThe GOP could be angering Asian voters with its latest nativist turn and dooming itself to a repeat of 2012.
Slate Plus
Aug. 21 2015 2:50 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best part of the week? Meeting members like you at happy hours in New York and D.C.
Crime
Aug. 21 2015 11:31 AMSt. Louis Police Try a Strange Old TacticOfficers tried to subdue a crowd of protesters by banging their batons on the ground in unison. Does that work?
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 6:48 PMWhy Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With ClintonHer email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 1 2015 6:07 PMMake This Death Not in VainHow did a mentally ill man charged with a trivial crime waste away in jail for months?
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 11:20 AMDonald Trump Isn’t the GOP’s Biggest ProblemThe trouble is that the party still doesn’t have a plausible champion waiting in the wings.
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 28 2015 10:15 AMTurf WarOnce regarded as a symbol of backwardness, Iceland’s historic turf-roofed homes are making a comeback.
Politics
Aug. 27 2015 5:22 PMThe Hillary Doubters Are WrongYes, she’s vulnerable, but she’s still the heavy favorite.
War Stories
Aug. 27 2015 1:24 PMHow the Iran Deal Will Pass—and Why It ShouldLawmakers decided to read the actual agreement.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2015 11:15 AMWhat’s the Difference?How Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor brought wisdom to the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 25 2015 3:32 PMLife Is Short. Litigate.The many, many lawsuits of Ashley Madison.
History
Aug. 25 2015 5:45 AMEnd of the LineAfter Katrina, the second line became a symbol of New Orleans’ resilience. But the survival of the parades—and the neighborhoods the revelers called home—is far from assured.
Politics
Aug. 23 2015 9:01 PMWhere Black Lives Matter BeganHurricane Katrina exposed our nation’s amazing tolerance for black pain.
Plus Roundups
Aug. 21 2015 5:54 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of Aug. 17, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Foreigners
Aug. 21 2015 4:05 PMDonald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-FeedersHe has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 21 2015 12:47 PMChinese ChukkersFor China’s 1 percent, the sport of kings is a gateway to the global elite.
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 21 2015 2:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.

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