Daniel Politi
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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Aug. 2 2015 2:55 PMJoe Biden is Looking Into a Presidential Run (or at Least his Aides are Talking)
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Aug. 2 2015 12:34 PM16-Year-Old Stabbed in Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies
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Aug. 2 2015 10:02 AMMistaken Identity: Jericho the Lion is Still Alive (and Isn’t Even Cecil’s Brother)
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Aug. 1 2015 2:05 PMOsama bin Laden’s Sister and Stepmother Killed in Mysterious U.K. Plane Crash
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Aug. 1 2015 10:55 AMLegendary Wrestling Bad Boy “Rowdy” Roddy Piper Dies at 61
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July 26 2015 7:39 PMHuckabee: Obama Is Marching Israelis “to the Door of the Oven” With Iran Deal
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July 26 2015 6:03 PMObama Cracks Birther Joke in Kenya
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July 26 2015 12:34 PMDonald Trump Tops GOP Field in Iowa, Ranks Second in New Hampshire
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July 25 2015 12:33 PMRepublican Support for Trump Surges but his Unfavorable Ratings are Also Rising
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July 19 2015 3:03 PMRick Perry: Boy Scouts Would be Better Off Without Gay Leaders
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July 19 2015 11:29 AMWatch Sharks Attack Pro Surfer on Live Television
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July 19 2015 1:35 AMBill Cosby Admitted to Paying Women to Keep Affairs Secret
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July 18 2015 11:29 AMWatch as Wildfire Overruns Packed California Freeway, Burns Cars
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July 12 2015 12:30 PMGreece Likely to Get 72-Hour Lifeline to Pass New Austerity Measures
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July 12 2015 10:31 AMDiplomats are Cautiously Optimistic Iran Deal Will be Announced on Monday
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Aug. 2 2015 2:02 PMAnother American Doctor Illegally Hunted a Lion With a Bow and Arrow in Zimbabwe
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Aug. 2 2015 11:55 AMObama to Impose Steeper Emissions Cuts Than Expected in Climate Change Plan
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Aug. 1 2015 3:43 PMCecil the Lion’s Brother, Jericho, Also Killed by Illegal Hunter
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Aug. 1 2015 12:20 PMSuperPacs Have Taken Over 2016 Campaign Fueled by Million-Dollar Donations
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July 27 2015 1:14 AM35 of Bill Cosby’s Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Join Together for Powerful Photo
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July 26 2015 6:27 PMSeveral Babies Born in Kenya Named After Obama Visit—Including One AirForceOne  
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July 26 2015 2:44 PMRick Perry: Guns Should be Allowed in Movie Theaters
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July 25 2015 2:24 PMHundreds Gather to Mourn Sandra Bland Amid Lingering Questions of her Death
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July 25 2015 11:41 AMObama Calls for Gay Equality in Africa, Kenyan President Says It’s a “Nonissue”
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July 19 2015 1:37 PMDonald Trump Says He Doesn’t Owe McCain an Apology as Uproar Increases
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July 19 2015 2:00 AMAt Least Five Arrested as KKK, Black Panther Group Clash in South Carolina 
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July 18 2015 1:41 PMHome Movie Shows Queen Elizabeth Performing Nazi Salute as a Child
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July 18 2015 10:31 AMSailor Injured in Chattanooga Shooting Dies, Increasing Death Toll to Five
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July 12 2015 11:26 AMWatch David Letterman Come Out of Retirement for Donald Trump Top 10 List
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July 12 2015 9:39 AMMexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Guzmán Escapes From Prison (Again)

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