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Humanizing Hillary

Bill Clinton talked for 42 minutes about how much he loves his wife. Will voters care?

Politics
July 27 2016 1:21 AMBill Clinton’s Love SongHis speech was long, beautiful, and finally gave Hillary the credit she deserves.
The Angle
July 26 2016 5:53 PMThe Angle: Michelle Is Trump Kryptonite EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the gravity of the recent email hacks, Hillary Clinton’s family policies, and Michelle Obama’s speech at the DNC.
Politics
July 26 2016 5:15 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About Night 2 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
Jurisprudence
July 26 2016 4:17 PMThe Ghosts of Shelby CountyDespite some recent wins, voting rights are still under siege.
Politics
July 26 2016 11:24 AMThe DNC Hack Is Watergate, but WorseThe email dump isn’t a high-minded act of transparency. It’s a foreign power attempting to swing an election for its favored candidate.
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.
Crime
July 27 2016 1:08 AMA Powerful and Pragmatic Approach to Criminal Justice at the DNCThe Clinton campaign acknowledged the work of police—and the suffering of mothers who’ve lost children to violence.
Politics
July 26 2016 5:26 PMThe Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional ValuesAt the DNC, speakers are framing liberal arguments in conservative terms.
Politics
July 26 2016 4:56 PMThe Radical Message of Michelle Obama’s SpeechAmerica’s story is a black woman’s story.
Politics
July 26 2016 12:03 PMI Have a QuoteThe GOP invoked Martin Luther King throughout the RNC as a prophet of the status quo. Elizabeth Warren exposed the myth.
Interrogation
July 25 2016 8:49 PMIs 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?
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.

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