Bill Clinton talked for 42 minutes about how much he loves his wife. Will voters care?
Bill Clinton’s Love SongHis speech was long, beautiful, and finally gave Hillary the credit she deserves.
The 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.
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 2 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
The Ghosts of Shelby CountyDespite some recent wins, voting rights are still under siege.
The 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.
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 1 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
Slate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy ShowUnelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day!
Cold War GamesThe DNC email hack shows that Vladimir Putin is trying to influence our presidential election.
Roads & Kingdoms
Food Is a New Front in Europe’s Immigration StruggleVerona, Italy, is going after kebab shops for being “inauthentic.” Really?
153 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.
Fox After AilesThe nation’s foremost Fox News beat reporter on what’s going on behind the scenes at the cable news network.
A 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.
Donald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention SpeechIt would have softened his image.
A 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.
The Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional ValuesAt the DNC, speakers are framing liberal arguments in conservative terms.
I Have a QuoteThe GOP invoked Martin Luther King throughout the RNC as a prophet of the status quo. Elizabeth Warren exposed the myth.
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?
The Angle: 25 Years of Hatred EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the case for mandatory vaccination, Bernie supporters at the DNC, and Hillary haters.
Democrats Aren't in Disarray. A Minority of Bernie Supporters Are in a Snit.What do the Sanders dead-enders want, exactly?
The Hillary HatersFew figures in American political life have inspired such deep and decades-long contempt. But why?
The Angle: Well, That Was That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the last day of the Republican National Convention.
My 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.
The Next TrumpThe GOP nominee is totally unhinged. But a better, cooler, more polished demagogue could rise in his wake.