Abby Callard

Politics
Jan. 2 2009 7:12 AMVote for Me, Not My Facebook AccountTips for budding politicians on how to avoid embarrassment on Facebook.
Trailhead
Nov. 6 2008 6:33 PMIs Sarah Palin Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
Explainer
Nov. 4 2008 6:25 PMIs Free Coffee Against the Law?Yes, if it's in exchange for your vote.
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Oct. 30 2008 11:59 AMSwift Boat Watch: Public Campaign Action Fund
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Oct. 22 2008 5:25 PMSwift Boat Watch: Republican Jewish Coalition PAC
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Oct. 15 2008 6:02 PMSwift Boat Watch: pH for America
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Oct. 8 2008 10:56 AMSwift Boat Watch: Judicial Confirmation Network
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Oct. 2 2008 11:53 AMSwift Boat Watch: Winning Message Action Fund
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Sept. 29 2008 11:10 AMSwift Boat Watch: Citizens for Open and Responsive Government
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Sept. 23 2008 12:59 PMSwift Boat Watch: Does Obama Support Infanticide?
Politics
Sept. 12 2008 10:53 AMYour Dreams (and Nightmares) About Sarah PalinShe hands you a $20 bill. She marries you. She tells you to kill all the animals in the zoo. She's your barista.
Low Concept
Nov. 19 2008 5:58 PMBehold the Power of MichelleWhy are there so many powerful Michelles in Washington?
Trailhead
Nov. 4 2008 9:06 PMDole Loss Ends Bush/Dole Era
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Nov. 4 2008 3:33 PMSwift Boat Watch: Right Change
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Oct. 28 2008 12:54 PMSwift Boat Watch: Let Freedom Ring
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Oct. 20 2008 3:18 PMSwift Boat Watch: MoveOn.org Political Action
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Oct. 13 2008 12:54 PMSwift Boat Watch: Service Employees International Union
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Oct. 6 2008 11:13 AMSwift Boat Watch: WakeUpWalMart.com
Explainer
Sept. 30 2008 6:17 PMDoes Congress Always Take Off for Rosh Hashanah?Yes, but members do have to work on Sukkot.
Trailhead
Sept. 24 2008 11:40 AMSwift Boat Watch: Brave New PAC
Explainer
Sept. 18 2008 6:29 PMBanks, Firms, and HousesDeciphering the terms in the financial crisis coverage.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Women’s Sports Show

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now, at Least.

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 2:08 PM We Need to Talk: Terrible Name, Good Show
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Oct. 1 2014 1:53 PM Slate Superfest East How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PM The Best Show of the Summer Is Getting a Second Season
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 3:01 PM Netizen Report: Hong Kong Protests Trigger Surveillance and Social Media Censorship
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 2:36 PM Climate Science Is Settled Enough The Wall Street Journal’s fresh face of climate inaction.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.