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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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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May 18 2014 7:47 PMReport: YouTube to Pay $1 Billion for Twitch
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May 18 2014 4:40 PMFacebook Reportedly Working on Video-Chat App to Compete With Snapchat
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May 18 2014 1:18 PMRepublicans Keep Focus on Hillary Clinton’s Age and Health, Say She’s Unlikely to Run
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May 17 2014 8:58 PMNYT Publisher Denies Sexism in Abramson Firing, Says She Was a Bad Manager
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May 17 2014 1:06 PMArkansas Supreme Court Puts Marriage Equality on Hold
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May 11 2014 8:42 PMDonald Sterling: I Made a Mistake and I’m Asking for Forgiveness
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May 11 2014 6:27 PMWatch Vladimir Putin Play a Game of Ice Hockey, Score Six Goals (and Five Assists)
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May 11 2014 3:42 PMLondon Has More Billionaires Than Any Other City in the World
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May 10 2014 5:32 PMReport: China Mulls Construction of a High Speed Train to the U.S.
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May 10 2014 12:58 PMMichelle Obama: Barack and I See Our Own Daughters in Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
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May 4 2014 5:05 PMFirst Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Is Getting Divorced
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May 4 2014 11:21 AMWatch Obama Skewer Republicans, Media, and Himself at White House Correspondents Dinner
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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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May 18 2014 6:09 PMAT&T Agrees to Buy DirecTV for Nearly $50 Billion
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May 18 2014 3:56 PMCDC Reports First Person-to-Person Transmission of MERS in the U.S.
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May 18 2014 1:06 PMArrest of Blogger for Taking Pictures of Senator’s Ill Wife Rattles Republican Primary
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May 17 2014 5:00 PMSuspended NYC Cabbie: "I’m A National Socialist—What You Guys Call A Nazi"
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May 17 2014 12:05 PMUtah Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Execution by Firing Squad, Calls it Most “Humane” Option
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May 11 2014 6:37 PMPro-Moscow Rebels in Ukraine Claim Victory in Referendum Amid Widespread Signs of Fraud
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May 11 2014 3:58 PMMarco Rubio: Human Activity Isn’t Causing Climate Change
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May 11 2014 1:03 PMMeet Michael Sam’s Partner: Vito Cammisano, a Former Missouri Swimmer
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May 10 2014 2:34 PMArkansas Issues First Marriage License to Same-Sex Couple
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May 4 2014 6:45 PMCould Young Blood Be the Fountain of Youth?
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May 4 2014 3:21 PMVideo: Nine Performers Seriously Injured When Circus Aerial Platform Collapses
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May 3 2014 6:59 PMMoscow: We’re Receiving Thousands of Pleas for Help From Eastern Ukraine

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Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 3:29 PM The Fascinating Origins of Savannah, Georgia’s Distinctive Typeface
  News & Politics
History
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM America in Africa The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Education
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PM Why Your Cousin With a Ph.D. Is a Basket Case  Understanding the Byzantine hiring process that drives academics up the wall.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 8:38 PM “No One in This World” Is One of Kutiman’s Best, Most Impressive Songs
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PM How to Stop Ebola Could survivors safely care for the infected?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PM You’re Fired, Roger Goodell If the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?