Daniel Politi

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the "Today's Papers" column from 2006 to 2009. You can follow him on Twitter @dpoliti.

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Sept. 20 2014 12:00 PMNorth Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
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Sept. 14 2014 2:36 PMLiberal Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders May Run for President in 2016 as Democrat
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Sept. 14 2014 2:24 AMCops Briefly Detain Django Unchained Actress Because They Thought She Was a Prostitute
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Sept. 14 2014 12:29 AMISIS Releases Video Showing Beheading of British Aid Worker David Haines
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Sept. 13 2014 1:08 PMNFL Admits One-Third of Players Will Suffer Brain Trauma
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Sept. 7 2014 2:06 PMVaccine Gives Monkeys Ebola Immunity but Needs Booster
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Sept. 7 2014 11:04 AMObama Will Outline Plan to “Start Going on Some Offense” Against ISIS on Wednesday
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Sept. 6 2014 1:52 PMBush-Era Memos: President Has Authority to Wiretap Americans at Any Time
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Aug. 31 2014 4:20 PMNo NFL Team Claims Michael Sam, Unlikely to Join Rams’ Practice Squad
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Aug. 31 2014 12:08 PMDemocracy Activists Vow to “Occupy” Hong Kong After China Rules Out Open Elections
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Aug. 30 2014 12:26 PMObama Considers Delaying Immigration Reform
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Aug. 30 2014 10:32 AMFederal Judge Nixes Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law
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Aug. 24 2014 1:27 PMSuge Knight Shot Six Times at Pre-VMA Party
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Aug. 23 2014 6:47 PMIsrael Topples 12-Story Apartment Building in Gaza
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Aug. 23 2014 5:58 PMMilitary Pushes Obama Toward Strikes in Syria as Some Question If ISIS Threat Is Overblown
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Sept. 20 2014 11:51 AMAlmost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
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Sept. 14 2014 12:33 PMNorth Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old American to Six Years of Hard Labor
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Sept. 14 2014 1:29 AMMark Sanford’s Fiancée Surprised by his Facebook Post Announcing Breakup
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Sept. 13 2014 1:55 PMU.S. Officials Threatened James Foley’s Parents With Prosecution Over Ransom
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Sept. 13 2014 10:51 AMAdrian Peterson Released Following Indictment for Using a Branch to Spank Son
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Sept. 7 2014 1:18 PMAtlanta Hawks Owner To Sell Team After Racist E-mail About How to Increase White Fans
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Sept. 6 2014 5:14 PMWendy Davis, Who Rose to Fame for Pro-Choice Filibuster, Reveals She Had Abortion
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Sept. 6 2014 11:30 AMObama Angers Immigration Reform Advocates by Delaying Action Until After Election
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Aug. 31 2014 1:06 PMPutin Calls for Talks on “Statehood” for Southeastern Ukraine
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Aug. 30 2014 5:03 PMRams Release Michael Sam. Will Another NFL Team Pick Him Up?
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Aug. 30 2014 11:17 AMU.N.: Syria Crisis Is “Biggest Humanitarian Emergency of Our Era”
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Aug. 24 2014 3:05 PMU.S. Journalist Held by Al-Qaida Affiliate Since 2012 Freed in Syria
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Aug. 24 2014 12:08 PMNapa Valley Earthquake Is the Strongest to Hit the Bay Area Since 1989
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Aug. 23 2014 6:04 PMObama Orders Review of Military Gear Used by Local Police Forces
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Aug. 23 2014 4:15 PMMore Online Cash Raised for Ferguson Cop Than for Unarmed Black Teenager he Killed

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  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
  Life
Outward
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
  Sports
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.