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How Clinton’s team responds to questions about her private email account will tell us a lot about how the Clinton White House would operate.

March 3 2015 6:59 PMThe Clinton CurseHillary Clinton’s private email use is a scandal because people always suspect she is up to no good.
March 2 2015 6:18 PMThe Ex-Im Cash-InJeb Bush just denounced the obscure federal institution that helped his business 20 years ago.
Feb. 28 2015 3:05 PMBoehner’s Last Stand?Will the DHS funding showdown threaten John Boehner’s speakership?
Feb. 27 2015 5:48 PMIn Defense of Scott WalkerHe didn’t compare unions to ISIS. He just said something foolish.
Feb. 27 2015 1:17 PMWhy It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income InequalityBecause their party is only making the problem worse.
Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Feb. 26 2015 10:50 PMWhy Bill O’Reilly Won’t Share Glenn Beck’s FateThey’re both obsessed with conspiracies, but only Beck’s kind damaged the Fox News brand.
Feb. 26 2015 7:55 PMThe Evolution of Chris ChristieHe was once the establishment candidate. Now he’ll be whatever it takes to stay in the race.
Feb. 25 2015 6:41 PMWhy Obama Is So Autocratic About Environmental PolicyBecause you can’t have a serious conversation with most Republicans about climate change.
Feb. 25 2015 12:14 PMThe Next Attack on Voting RightsAnd why Democrats should fight for a constitutional right-to-vote amendment. 
Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMGo Ahead and Say It, Mr. PresidentRepublicans are your true enemy.
Feb. 23 2015 7:00 PMScott Walker’s First Big ChanceThe Wisconsin governor could have raised his profile. Instead, he chose to pass.
Feb. 23 2015 2:22 PMWhy Joe Biden Should Run for PresidentThe vice president won’t win, but it’d be the best thing for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.
Feb. 20 2015 4:37 PMLiberal AmnesiaHave Obama’s supporters forgotten how much they once disliked Hillary Clinton?
Feb. 20 2015 3:36 PMBarack Obama Is Not a MuslimHe should stop trying to interpret Islam.
March 2 2015 6:26 PMCleveland’s WorstIn the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
March 1 2015 4:22 PMCapital PunishmentThe anti-death penalty crowd has a tough sell at CPAC.
Feb. 27 2015 9:42 PMAn Israeli InsultBenjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
Feb. 27 2015 2:38 PMBig BeefA nutrition panel’s common-sense advice could spark Washington’s next major climate fight.
Feb. 27 2015 1:15 PMHow to Speak CPACCarly Fiorina knows how to talk to just about any audience of conservatives.
Feb. 27 2015 3:33 AMAmerica’s Unfair Rules of the RoadHow our transportation system discriminates against the most vulnerable.
Feb. 26 2015 8:28 PMScott Walker Thinks Fighting Unions Is Just Like Fighting ISISAnd it isn’t the first time that he’s said so.
Feb. 26 2015 5:16 PMThe Snowdenites Are WinningOpponents of surveillance have gained the upper hand. And like gun-rights activists, they don’t need a majority to keep it.
Feb. 25 2015 6:03 PMEric Cantor 2.0Virginia’s grassroots conservatives are targeting another prominent party leader.
Feb. 24 2015 6:46 PMCold CalculationMitch McConnell isn’t trying to avoid a shutdown. He’s trying to win the next election.
Feb. 24 2015 11:12 AMScott Walker’s Next QuestionWhy won’t Wisconsin’s governor give a clear answer on gay marriage?
Feb. 23 2015 6:18 PMBase PoliticsWhy Scott Walker’s current troubles were entirely predictable.
Feb. 20 2015 7:33 PMFreshman Foreign PolicyWhy Marco Rubio’s claims of foreign affairs expertise may not succeed as well as Barack Obama’s. 
Feb. 20 2015 4:07 PMWhy Democrats Fear Compromise on the DHS Funding FightProgressive activists are using Tea Party–style tactics to keep Democrats in line.
Feb. 19 2015 6:10 PMThe Past PerfectIt’s absurd to question Obama’s patriotism. But Rudy Giuliani is right that Obama isn’t like his predecessors.

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