Bruce Reed

Bruce Reed, who was President Clinton's domestic policy adviser, is CEO of the Democratic Leadership Council and co-author with Rahm Emanuel of The Plan: Big Ideas for Change in America.E-mail him at Read his disclosure here.

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July 11 2007 5:20 PMBush's the OneLook who just tied Richard Nixon as the second-most unpopular president ever.
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June 28 2007 5:18 PMTagg, You're It!Meet my favorite Romney and his imaginary friend.
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June 22 2007 12:14 PMThe Shrug PrimaryThe best bad poll yet, with a margin of error of only +/- 57 percent.
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May 31 2007 1:41 PMMy Fund-Raiser With AndréWhy Romney never met a pol he didn't forget.
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May 17 2007 3:58 PMIs Bush Smarter Than a Fourth-Grader?Maybe he's failing on purpose, to help our young people make gains in civics and history.
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May 3 2007 5:08 PMTrunk CallCaptive Republicans look for sanctuary.
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April 16 2007 5:02 PMGOP's Gift to WomenIf Fred Thompson is Republicans' answer to the gender gap, how come women don't like him?
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April 6 2007 2:23 PMThe Rabbit HunterHow Mitt Romney took Republicans' guns away.
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March 22 2007 10:02 AMLosers WalkCan any Republican beat the odds?
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March 8 2007 4:16 PMO Captain, My CaptainFor conservatives, no comic relief.
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Feb. 23 2007 11:11 PMMutually Assured DistractionIt's in every campaign's interest to lose David Geffen.
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Feb. 7 2007 12:42 PMThe Great Right HopeThe conservative movement needs a wipeout in '08, and Idaho has their man.
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Jan. 25 2007 12:40 PMGoats Don't Answer LettersIn Bush's State of the Union, heroes were named, not born.
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Jan. 11 2007 5:30 PMBush's Trojan RabbitNow he tells us -- he forgot the men!
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Dec. 7 2006 1:53 PMCircular Filing SquadWhy Cabinet memos are bad, and Rumsfeld's was worse.
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July 5 2007 5:17 PMThe Life of RomneyThe Boston Globe's epic series about how Mitts are made, not born.
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June 21 2007 2:20 PMThe Ghost of Rudy PastFor Giuliani, the real threat Bloomberg may pose is in the primaries.
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June 10 2007 8:09 PMCub and RunWithout the immigration bill to kick around anymore, the next big target is China.
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May 25 2007 3:19 PMWinkAnnouncing the Mitt Romney Look-Alike Contest. Plus: He's forgotten before!
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May 11 2007 3:25 PMRudy's ChoiceGiuliani's stand on abortion would be more courageous if he weren't always changing it.
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April 23 2007 2:28 PMIt Takes a BubbaTougher gun laws are better politics than you think.
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April 9 2007 4:45 PMMy Kingdom for a HoundMitt Romney finds out what it's like to run with the big dogs.
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March 31 2007 10:12 AMWaiting for Magoo  Is Rudy Giuliani the next Steve Forbes—or the next Bernard Kerik?  Plus: Rackets v. Brackets.
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March 15 2007 12:37 PMMcCain MadnessSlate fills out the Republican candidates' brackets.
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Feb. 28 2007 1:24 AMLes MittsRomney may say he hates the French, but he's the best ally they've ever had.
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Feb. 13 2007 12:50 PMPotomac FeverIn Washington, it's not hard to find yourself on thin ice.
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Feb. 3 2007 12:15 AMThe Ralph PrimaryWhich Republican will Ralph Reed curse this time?
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Jan. 17 2007 4:10 PMSurge or MergeIs George Bush the next Guy Mollet?
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Dec. 16 2006 12:02 PMInside the WhaleMichael Chertoff takes over the DHS branch of "The Office."
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Dec. 1 2006 1:50 PMOff YearKen Mehlman gives Republicans more reason to kill themselves.



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Can it be again?

Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive

Is he right?


“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 10:39 PM Avengers: Age of Ultron Looks Like a Fun, Sprawling, and Extremely Satisfying Sequel
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.