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.

The Spot
July 1 2014 10:14 AMForget Messi. Argentina’s New Favorite Player Is Heartthrob Prankster Ezequiel Lavezzi.
The Slatest
June 29 2014 5:36 PMObama Picks Former Procter & Gamble Exec to Lead Veterans Affairs
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June 29 2014 1:42 PMObama Will Seek More Than $2 Billion to Speed Up Deportations as Border Crisis Grows
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June 28 2014 12:40 PMGolden Gate Bridge Will Finally Get a Suicide Barrier
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June 15 2014 2:53 PMSenator Graham: We’re Going to Need Iran’s Help to Prevent Collapse of Baghdad
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June 15 2014 1:17 PMCasey Kasem, Top 40 Countdown King, Dies at 82
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June 14 2014 7:04 PMObama: Denying Climate Change Is Like Saying the Moon Is “Made of Cheese”
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June 14 2014 12:41 PMRebels in Eastern Ukraine Shoot Missile at Military Jet, Killing 49 People
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June 8 2014 1:07 PMTruck Driver Charged, Released on Bail for Crash That Critically Injured Tracy Morgan
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June 7 2014 5:41 PMUkraine's New President is Defiant: Crimea Was, Is, And Will Be, Ukrainian Soil
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June 7 2014 12:06 PMTracy Morgan Is In Critical Condition After Fatal Multicar Accident on New Jersey Turnpike
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May 25 2014 4:49 PMBelgian Police Release Video of Museum Shooting as Attack Claims Fourth Victim
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May 25 2014 2:55 PMObama Slips Into Afghanistan for Surprise Visit, Takes Brad Paisley Along
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May 24 2014 5:12 PMNew Boy Scouts President Robert Gates: I Would've Backed Gay Scout Leaders, But Issue Is Settled
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May 24 2014 12:19 PMWashington NFL Team: Using a Racial Slur For Our Name Is Respectful of Native Americans
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June 29 2014 5:48 PMISIS Declares New Islamic State
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June 29 2014 2:19 PMWant Legal Weed in Washington? Get Ready to Pay Top Dollar.
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June 28 2014 1:31 PMSuspected Leader in Benghazi Attack Arrives in Washington Court
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June 28 2014 10:44 AMLegendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies at 70
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June 15 2014 1:44 PMAnthony Weiner Favorites “Ultimate Sext Machine” Tweet, Calls It an Accident
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June 15 2014 1:00 PMMilitants Post Gruesome Photos of Apparent Mass Killing of Iraqi Soldiers
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June 14 2014 6:54 PMIraq Claims Victories Against Insurgents as U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier to Gulf
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June 8 2014 1:22 PMMH370 Families Set Up Crowdfunding Campaign to Raise $5 Million Whistleblower Fund
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June 8 2014 12:11 PMBergdahl Says he Was Tortured, Kept in Cage by Taliban Captors
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June 7 2014 5:00 PMMichelle Obama: Maya Angelou Celebrated Black Women’s Beauty Like No One Ever Had Before
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May 25 2014 7:25 PMPro-Europe “Chocolate King” Poroshenko Claims Victory in Ukraine’s Presidential Election
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May 25 2014 4:18 PMPope Repeatedly Backs Palestinian Statehood, Prays at Bethlehem Wall
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May 25 2014 1:42 PMCalifornia Gunman Details Slights From Women in Manifesto, Says Police Almost Caught Him
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May 24 2014 1:21 PMAt Least Three Killed in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting
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May 24 2014 12:02 PMSuspect in California Shooting Posted Video Vowing Revenge for Rejection From Girls

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TODAY IN SLATE

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Hard Knocks

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The World

Iran and the U.S. Are Allies

They’re just not ready to admit it yet.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.

  News & Politics
Foreigners
Sept. 16 2014 4:08 PM More Than Scottish Pride Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 16 2014 2:35 PM Germany’s Nationwide Ban on Uber Lasted All of Two Weeks
  Life
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 1:27 PM The Veronica Mars Spinoff Is Just Amusing Enough to Keep Me Watching
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PM Why We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PM It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.