David Sessions

David Sessions is a former Slate intern. He is currently a blogger at Politics Daily.

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Dec. 11 2007 3:59 PMNativist AmericansThe New Yorker on the Republican presidential candidates' new favorite issue: illegal immigration.
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Dec. 4 2007 3:48 PMIntruder AlertThe New Yorker on how an Asian parasite has devastated America's eastern hemlock population.
Nov. 28 2007 6:05 PMGet On the Campaign BusHow reporters book their seats.
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Nov. 20 2007 3:58 PMNewsweek's New HiresKarl Rove and Markos Moulitsas make their respective debuts in Newsweek.
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Nov. 13 2007 3:56 PMThe Other Mormon ProblemThe New Republic on how Mormons resent Mitt Romney's courting of evangelical voters.
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Nov. 6 2007 4:25 PMProfiles in MurderThe New Yorker on FBI serial-killer profilers.
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Oct. 30 2007 4:29 PMHard TimesNew York paints a sympathetic portrait of Kurt Eichenwald.
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Oct. 16 2007 4:00 PMBlackwater BluesNewsweek talks to Blackwater's founder.
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Oct. 9 2007 5:14 PMIn MemoriamIn Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens reflects on the death of a soldier whom he inspired to join the armed forces.
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Oct. 2 2007 4:46 PMKorean BarbecueThe New Yorker on how a New Jersey restaurateur works with North Korea.
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Sept. 25 2007 5:08 PMHermit in ChiefVanity Fair explains how Bush, like many second-term presidents, became increasingly isolated.
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Sept. 21 2007 4:44 PMJohn Paul Stevens, ConservativeThe New York Times Magazine's must-read profile on the Supreme Court justice you think you know.
Sept. 12 2007 5:08 PMHow Hot Is Iraq?Why does everyone think it's 130 degrees?
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Sept. 7 2007 2:27 PMPower ShotThe Economist says that nuclear energy may be facing a revival. Sort of.
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Aug. 24 2007 3:03 PMDoubting TeresaTime on how Mother Teresa lost her faith. Plus, Washington Monthly sticks it to the Ivy League.
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Dec. 7 2007 5:01 PMGenius at Work?The New York Times Magazine's annual issue on the best, worst, and oddest ideas of the year.
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Nov. 30 2007 4:32 PMGreenback Goner?The Economist on what could happen if the dollar's value keeps dropping.
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Nov. 27 2007 3:53 PMGod in BulkThe New Yorker on the recent success of New England megachurches.
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Nov. 16 2007 4:22 PMPlaying in the StreetThe New York Times Magazine finds that the early episodes of Sesame Street wouldn't please today's parents.
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Nov. 9 2007 3:38 PMThe Pointless ProtestsThe Economist on why Pakistan won't be democratizing any time soon.
Nov. 2 2007 1:01 PMNot All It's Cracked Up To BeWhy is the New York Times Magazine saying evangelical Christians are increasingly divided?
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Oct. 19 2007 3:49 PMGrave MatterNational Geographic reports on the quirks, pitfalls, and future of memory.
Oct. 10 2007 6:37 PMPamela Anderson's Cake JobWhere do you get an artificial wedding cake?
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Oct. 5 2007 5:27 PMDown the DrainThe New York Times Magazine profiles an Iraqi intellectual whose goal in life was to topple Saddam.
Sept. 28 2007 5:48 PMWhat's Wrong With British Cattle?Why do they get so many diseases?
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Sept. 21 2007 6:25 PMIraq Position LocatorA handy guide to what politicians, pundits, and others have said about the surge.
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Sept. 17 2007 3:35 PMGreenspan's Back!Newsweek publishes excerpts from Alan Greenspan's new book.
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Sept. 14 2007 3:46 PMWhite-House WivesTime on how presidential candidates' spouses are changing the game.
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Aug. 31 2007 2:27 PMGoogly EyesThe Economist asks whether Google's future business models will favor consumers or advertisers.
Aug. 13 2007 5:59 PMRove's Glory DaysSlate's take on the master of spin.




The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

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Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You

It spreads slowly.

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Activists Are Trying to Save an Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

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Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
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Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?