What Happened When President Carter Fired Five Cabinet Officials
Whistlestop on an outsider president’s failed attempt to shake up his administration.
More Reprehensible Than Watergate?Whistlestop revisits the Nixon campaign’s efforts to “monkey wrench” a Vietnam peace deal.
Is Donald Trump Experiencing Cognitive Decline?The president’s speech has changed dramatically over the years. One writer investigates whether it’s age and stress or something else.
The Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
Which Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars!
Behind the Scenes at the Republican DebateJohn Dickerson takes the Political Gabfest behind the curtain.
What the Oregon Standoff Is Really AboutIs thinking about this protest in racial terms missing the point? The Political Gabfest discusses Oregon in an extra bonus segment.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Why I can’t stop listening to Adele, and what I’m reading about the senseless violence in Paris, Colorado, and San Bernardino.
Why Can’t Al Franken Make More Jokes at the GOP’s Expense?Read what the Gist asked the Minnesota senator about humor in Washington.
Reagan, The Americans, and the Cold WarThe Weisberg brothers—showrunner and Slate chief—in conversation.
The Nominations We Should Care About This Campaign SeasonDahlia Lithwick discusses what this presidential election means for the Supreme Court and why we should pay more attention.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Marie Kondo isn’t a tedious fad, Tristram Shandy isn’t a short book, and everything’s more complicated than you think.
Our Favorite Reads of 2015Slate writers and editors pick their favorite stories from around the Web.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Ben Mathis-Lilley’s advice on avoiding jet lag, high court hairstyles, and the merits of 1920s monetary policy.
What Happened at Slate This Week?What Slate’s news director read when she wasn’t marshaling our coverage of the Democratic debate.