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Is the Trump administration’s newfound zeal for antitrust just a thinly veiled attack on CNN—and the First Amendment?

Nov. 17 2017 6:23 PMAnother Obstruction AngleWas Trump intentionally trying to block the investigation into Flynn’s Turkey ties?
Nov. 16 2017 10:35 AMWhen Public Records Aren’t Made PublicThe troubling trend of judges keeping police body camera footage hidden.
Nov. 13 2017 4:43 PMWe’ve Always Known Roy Moore Is LawlessIt’s why Alabama Republicans voted for him.
Nov. 10 2017 6:08 PMSneak AttackTrump is trying to secretly push through another Muslim ban.
Nov. 9 2017 5:54 PMTrump’s Voter Fraud Commission Is ImplodingA Democratic member is suing his colleagues, alleging they’re violating federal law.
Nov. 9 2017 5:15 PMWhy Did It Take So Long to Indict Paul Manafort?His alleged crimes stretch back to 2006.
Nov. 8 2017 2:29 PMSwing Justice John RobertsIf he follows his own precedents, the chief justice will vote to protect gay couples from discriminatory cake-makers.
Nov. 7 2017 7:26 PMBad BoiesThe renowned liberal attorney threw ethics out the window to help Harvey Weinstein.
Nov. 6 2017 7:35 PMHow to Make the Gun Industry PayFederal law shields firearm purveyors from liability. Taxing gun-makers and dealers is the only way to make victims whole.
Nov. 3 2017 6:03 PMPresident Trump Committed Another Impeachable Offense on FridayHe’s racking them up.
Nov. 3 2017 2:07 PMRobert Mueller’s Brilliant Strategy for Outmaneuvering Trump PardonsThe president cannot save Paul Manafort.
Oct. 31 2017 6:50 PMLies My Client Told MeWhy a judge ruled Paul Manafort isn’t entitled to attorney-client privilege.
Oct. 30 2017 8:18 PMThe Mueller Three Versus the Watergate SevenTrump is in much deeper trouble today than Nixon was in September 1972.
Oct. 30 2017 2:25 PMTrump Should Be ScaredOn Monday, Mueller signaled where his investigation is headed.
Oct. 29 2017 11:46 AMRobert Mueller Has the Authority to Name Donald Trump an Unindicted Co-ConspiratorHe may be immune from prosecution, but there's a strong public interest in knowing about the president's actions.
Nov. 17 2017 9:07 AMThe Kremlin Defense FundRussian money might have gone to Trump’s legal fees.
Nov. 13 2017 5:43 PMThe Worst Reason to Condemn Roy MooreWhy it’s wrong to attack the Republican Senate candidate for his dissent in a child rape case.
Nov. 13 2017 1:20 PMBe Careful What You Sue ForIf the Supreme Court strikes down California’s “crisis pregnancy center” disclosure act, dozens of anti-abortion laws could fall with it.
Nov. 10 2017 1:25 PM“Children Must Be Protected”Roy Moore’s attacks on gay people look even more sinister in light of the allegation that he molested a 14-year-old girl.
Nov. 9 2017 5:20 PMThis Is What Democracy Looks LikeThe messy intra-progressive fight in Charlottesville offers lessons for Democrats across the country.
Nov. 8 2017 3:32 PMFinal EditionCould Joe Ricketts get away with shuttering Gothamist for unionizing?
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 AMIf Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
Nov. 7 2017 1:31 PMA Timeline of Carter Page’s Contacts With RussiaThe Trump campaign adviser’s foreign dalliances, explained.
Nov. 3 2017 8:04 PMGuantanamo Is Where Justice Goes to DieA judicial meltdown this week shows why it is the wrong place to prosecute a terrorist—or anyone else.
Nov. 3 2017 3:47 PMA Lesson in Russian Strategic DeceptionHow Moscow tries to throw us off the trail.
Nov. 2 2017 3:19 PMThe “United Muslims of America” Are Coming for YouHow Russian trolls used Facebook to exploit the bigotries of Trump’s base.
Oct. 31 2017 2:34 PMThe Murderer Who Started a MovementMichael Frederick Griffin’s killing of Dr. David Gunn ignited a war on abortion providers. He could soon be a free man.
Oct. 30 2017 4:53 PMHow Russia May Have Turned Paul ManafortThe indictment against him suggests his work for Ukraine could have led him into a trap.
Oct. 30 2017 1:54 PMA Timeline of Paul Manafort’s Relationship with Donald TrumpThey’ve known each other since the 1980s.
Oct. 27 2017 5:39 PMScott Lloyd Must Be StoppedA Trump administration official may have broken the law in blocking undocumented minors’ access to abortion. Will he face any consequences?

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