Oct. 30 2015 4:41 PMWill the GOP Protect Rubio From Bush’s Worst Attacks?As Rubio’s stock rises, the party establishment may want to keep one Florida politician from pulling the other one down with him.
Oct. 29 2015 11:03 AMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Oct. 26.
Oct. 29 2015 12:40 AMWhy Rubio WonThe Florida senator was agile, quick, and he showed that he was made of tougher stuff.
Oct. 28 2015 10:54 PMWhy Ted Cruz Was Sucking Up to Rand PaulHe wants Paul’s libertarian voters, and he thinks he will have them.
Oct. 28 2015 9:20 PMMarco Rubio Crushed Jeb Bush in Their First Debate FightApparently Jeb got more bad advice.
Oct. 28 2015 2:51 PMStop Losing to Ben Carson!Republican presidential candidates need to wake up. They are losing to a kook!
Oct. 28 2015 12:20 PMWhat the GOP’s Top Candidates Must Do in Their Third DebateThe biggest question may be if Donald Trump can get Ben Carson to fight back.
Oct. 28 2015 10:30 AMRemixing the CandidatesThese strange and wonderful vinyl album covers imagine presidential hopefuls as music stars.
Oct. 27 2015 1:13 PMWhy This Budget Deal Won’t Save UsThe Freedom Caucus will be waiting to provoke another crisis in 2017.
Oct. 26 2015 4:42 PMThe Freedom Caucus Is Nothing but CowardsThese far right conservatives want a special deal to shield them in the primaries. 
Oct. 26 2015 12:08 PMThe Lincoln Bedroom Is Still Paying DividendsDonors who spent the night in the famous bedroom are now writing checks for Hillary Clinton. 
Oct. 23 2015 3:49 PMThe Debt Ceiling Is Coming!Can John Boehner, Paul Ryan, or someone do anything about it?
Oct. 23 2015 8:43 AMThe Benghazi Hearings ShamThe performance was a self-destructive, partisan embarrassment for the GOP.
Oct. 22 2015 5:55 PMHillary Clinton Has Won the Benghazi HearingIt was supposed to damage her campaign. Instead it will be a coup.
Oct. 22 2015 9:50 AMThe Long GoodbyeJoe Biden ended his political career with a plea that few will likely honor.
Oct. 30 2015 2:15 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Home page editor Seth Maxon recaps a terrifying week. 
Oct. 29 2015 10:53 AMReality SucksLeading GOP candidates aren’t at war with the press. They just have a problem with the truth.
Oct. 29 2015 12:26 AMJeb Died on That StageAnd the Republican Party’s refusal to update its ideas may doom the rest of the field.
Oct. 28 2015 10:03 PMWho Won the GOP Debate?Vote in our poll.
Oct. 28 2015 5:00 PMThe Instant Spin RoomWhat Twitter’s smartest liberals and conservatives are saying about CNBC’s GOP debates.
Oct. 28 2015 2:23 PMDo or DieIf Jeb Bush strikes out in tonight’s GOP debate, look for one of these two senators to emerge in the spotlight. 
Oct. 28 2015 12:09 PMThe GOP Greatest Hits SoundboardClick a candidate to hear a quote.
Oct. 27 2015 5:25 PMLessons in BrutalityIt’s shocking to watch a black student violently arrested in school. What is more shocking is how common it is.
Oct. 26 2015 5:40 PMBernie Sanders Throws a PunchIn Iowa, the Vermont senator hit hard at Hillary Clinton for the first time.
Oct. 26 2015 1:04 PMHillary Clinton Is Smearing Bernie Sanders as a SexistIt’s ridiculous. Bernie’s record as a feminist is as good as Hillary’s.
Oct. 23 2015 5:49 PMPaul Ryan Can Save the House RepublicansBut it won’t be easy.
Oct. 23 2015 3:21 PMExtremely IowaThe state’s Republican caucus-goers love fringe candidates. So it’s no surprise that they are falling for someone like Ben Carson.   
Oct. 22 2015 6:50 PMClinton’s Emails Aren’t the Issue Here, DudeThe Benghazi committee’s Sidney Blumenthal obsession may be its undoing. 
Oct. 22 2015 1:37 PMThe Freedom Caucus Called Paul Ryan’s BluffIs Ryan going to let House conservatives ignore all of his so-called demands? If so, he’s doomed.
Oct. 21 2015 5:19 PMWhy Joe Biden Said NoThe vice president couldn’t win.