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 11:51 AMAlmost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
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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. 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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Sept. 28 2014 1:50 PMHong Kong Police Help “New Era” of Civil Disobedience Grow by Firing Tear Gas on Protesters
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Sept. 28 2014 10:29 AMFerguson Police Officer Shot in the Arm After Confronting Suspect
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Sept. 27 2014 11:36 AMSecurity Officials Fear iPhone 6 Marks New Era of Products Designed to Skirt N.S.A.
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Sept. 21 2014 2:21 PMAfghanistan Finally Has a New President but Vote Totals Kept Secret
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Sept. 21 2014 12:00 PMKnife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet Who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
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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. 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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