Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
July 6 2017 8:05 AMIt Will Get WorseThe false promise of Trump’s impeachment will not save America from true disaster.
Politics
June 26 2017 3:59 PMThe GOP Can Only Defend Itself by LyingBecause the truth of the Republican health care bill is unbearably cruel.
Trumpcast
June 23 2017 9:55 AMThe Bill That Gets Worse and WorseThe new health care bill is nothing short of a nightmare.
Politics
June 20 2017 4:42 PMWhy Obama Voters DefectedNew findings explain how Trump won them over—and why he probably wouldn’t next time.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2017 1:34 PMShould Megyn Kelly Have Interviewed Alex Jones?The Political Gabfest on giving a platform to the far-right Infowars host.
Political Gabfest
June 15 2017 6:40 PMThe “Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.
Politics
June 12 2017 8:02 PMDemocratic Populism That Can WinIn Virginia, Tom Perriello’s focus on black voters could make him succeed where Bernie Sanders failed.
Politics
June 8 2017 4:12 PMWho Needs Rule of Law?In denying President Trump’s abuse of power, Republicans have chosen party over country.
Politics
June 1 2017 7:59 PMWhat We Have UnleashedThis year’s string of brutal hate crimes is intrinsically connected to the rise of Trump.
Trumpcast
May 30 2017 10:51 AMRep. Ted Lieu Talks Trump AbroadTrump was relatively quiet abroad, but he still has a mess waiting for him back in the states.
Politics
May 23 2017 3:25 PMPresident Con ArtistDonald Trump’s budget is his biggest fraud since Trump University.
Politics
May 19 2017 5:33 PMThe Sheriff of Trump’s AmericaDavid Clarke is the symbol of everything that’s wrong with this horrific administration.
Politics
May 16 2017 4:01 PMTrump Is a Stress Test for DemocracyWe are failing.
Politics
May 11 2017 6:24 PMThe Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter SuppressionThe president’s new “election integrity” group will find fraud where it doesn’t exist and make it harder for Americans to cast their ballots.
Politics
May 8 2017 4:57 PMRepublicans Are Lying About TrumpcareThe real AHCA is indefensible, so they’re selling Americans a bill that doesn’t exist.
Trumpcast
June 30 2017 12:47 PMThe Health Care Fight Is a Civil Rights FightWhy the Senate’s bill strikes a significant blow to racial equality in America.
Politics
June 23 2017 2:12 PMThe Cloak of “Fear”Police officers like the killer of Philando Castile have an unbeatable defense when their victims are black: They were scared.
Politics
June 21 2017 5:47 PMA GOP Without FearWhy Republicans are so intent to pass a bill that in a normal world should spell their doom.
Politics
June 16 2017 2:06 PMThe Senate’s Health Care Secrecy Is a Breathtaking Contempt for DemocracyMillions will suffer, for a tax cut.
Trumpcast
June 16 2017 10:33 AMToo Close for ComfortHow could a pro-Confederate candidate come so close to winning Virginia’s GOP gubernatorial primary?
Politics
June 14 2017 9:04 PMVirginia’s GOP Has Lost ItNearly making Corey Stewart its nominee for governor is only the latest sign.
Trumpcast
June 9 2017 1:47 PMOh Lordy, Jim Comey!The Republicans believe Comey, not Trump. But will they act on that belief?
Politics
June 6 2017 9:17 PM“It’s an Attack on Democracy”The White House decision to reject any and all Democratic oversight requests is an unprecedented act of nullification.
Politics
May 31 2017 3:24 PMPresident LoserDonald Trump thinks he can fix his presidency with a new communications team. He is deluded.
Politics
May 24 2017 5:58 PM“Nothing but Slumlords”Jared Kushner’s life as a predatory capitalist is the perfect symbol for the Trump White House.
Politics
May 22 2017 5:57 PMWhy Richard Spencer MattersHe is another icon of Trump’s America.
Politics
May 18 2017 4:53 PMMike Pence Can’t Save the GOPDonald Trump is the party’s problem, and they have to live with him.
Trumpcast
May 16 2017 2:50 PMTrump’s AngerWhat fueled the president’s firing of James Comey?
Politics
May 10 2017 4:00 PMIs There Anything Trump Could Do to Lose GOP Support?Republican indifference to the Comey firing is the latest evidence that this is a party defined not by conservatism but by its will to power.
Politics
May 4 2017 6:16 PMCruel Old PartyThe GOP’s passage of Trumpcare is one of the most callous things the party has ever done.

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