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Dec. 17 2014 5:26 PMIs Jeb Bush Ready to Run?His early moves are smart. But does he have the temperament for the modern campaign?
Dec. 16 2014 5:36 PMDick Cheney’s AmericaOf course Americans are OK with torture. Look at how we treat our prisoners.
Dec. 15 2014 6:11 PMJeb Bush Wants You to Read His EmailAnd that may be just the beginning of a very different presidential run.
Dec. 15 2014 1:24 PMThe GOP’s Tortured LogicRepublicans have widely accepted Cheney’s defense of torture. If Obama is acting like a monarch, how were the Bush administration’s actions not far worse?
Dec. 12 2014 6:23 PMCIA on the CouchWhy there would have been no torture without the psychologists.
Dec. 12 2014 12:35 PMTea Party DemocratsDoes President Obama have a rebellion brewing in his ranks?
Dec. 11 2014 10:58 AMInformed BiasWhile blacks see the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island almost identically, whites see them as dramatically different. Why is that?
Dec. 10 2014 4:16 PMEnding the Forever WarWhen will we stop using a September 2001 authorization of military force to sanction our overseas conflicts?
Dec. 10 2014 2:29 PMThe Torture TabooTorture is becoming a partisan issue, and that’s not good for anyone. Here’s how to prevent it.
Dec. 10 2014 11:37 AMWho’s Afraid of the Torture Report?No one.
Dec. 9 2014 5:51 PMPolitical SacrificeWhy Democrats are feeding Jonathan Gruber to the wolves.
Dec. 5 2014 5:09 PMWhat We Lost With the Loss of the New RepublicThe magazine’s heterodox liberalism is what made it unique. And it’s that very voice that is being crowded out.
Dec. 5 2014 10:56 AMRepublicans Fire Their First Immigration Shots—at Each Other The GOP is already bitterly divided on the best way to fight Obama’s executive action.
Dec. 4 2014 3:55 PMShoot FirstWhen cops’ first instinct is to use force, we shouldn’t be surprised that people will die.
Dec. 3 2014 7:25 PMA Blast From the PastCan Jeb Bush survive his own party?
Dec. 17 2014 12:22 AMWhat White Privilege Really MeansIt’s not about what whites get. It’s about what blacks don’t.
Dec. 15 2014 8:39 PMTed Cruz Just Did Obama a Big FavorThe senator’s attempt to block the president’s immigration order may have opened the door to a number of his political appointees.
Dec. 15 2014 1:52 PMPrejudice All AroundIn Ferguson, all sides failed to adjust their opinions to the evidence.
Dec. 12 2014 8:05 PMA Subtle HighDespite Congress’ attempts to block D.C.’s legalization, there’s a major pro-pot provision hidden in the 2015 spending bill.
Dec. 12 2014 4:36 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Betsy Woodruff’s assessment of Slate’s #WarOnChristmas beat.
Dec. 11 2014 3:03 PMDown and OutThe Democratic Party’s losses at the state level are almost unprecedented, and could cripple it for a long time to come.
Dec. 10 2014 6:59 PMOur System for Prosecuting Cops Is BrokenHere’s a better way to pursue justice when police officers kill in the line of duty.
Dec. 10 2014 3:09 PMThe Refreshing Candor of Mitch McConnellHe may be cold-blooded, but the new Senate Majority Leader may be exactly what the Senate needs.
Dec. 10 2014 2:02 PMThe Most-Read Conservative Media You’ve Never Heard OfA new generation of conservative news sites are mixing clickbait with Obama bashing to rake in huge audiences.
Dec. 9 2014 11:58 PMDid the CIA Go Rogue After 9/11?The Senate Intelligence Report raises painful questions about who watches the watchers.
Dec. 5 2014 6:55 PMThe Conservative Case for Reforming the PoliceAnd how to do it, in three steps.
Dec. 5 2014 4:48 PMCount the DeadPresident Obama must demand an accurate tally of the people killed by law enforcement.
Dec. 4 2014 4:13 PMThe Smart MoneyIs it possible to spend too much money in politics? Sheldon Adelson is about to find out.
Dec. 3 2014 8:24 PMOf Course It Happened AgainWhy no one should be surprised NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo wasn’t indicted in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Dec. 2 2014 5:19 PMDarren Wilson Is Not an OutlierWhy cops are almost never indicted for shooting someone in the line of duty.

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