Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Trumpcast
Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PMThe Press Conference That Did Him In?Will Trump become a lame-duck president?
Politics
Aug. 12 2017 7:46 PMThis Was a White-Power Movement Showing Its StrengthIt achieved a chilling success in Charlottesville—and then received a president’s validation.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 10 2017 5:15 PMThe “Like the World Has Never Seen” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, sanctuary cities, and the fired Google engineer.
Politics
Aug. 9 2017 1:48 PM“Diversity” Is Not EnoughThe way we’re forced to define affirmative action has opened the door to its endangerment.
Politics
Aug. 2 2017 4:14 PMThe Paralyzed CriticRepublican Sen. Jeff Flake is dismayed by what his party has become under Trump—but acts powerless to do anything about it.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2017 12:00 PMWill Confederate Be an Insensitive Disaster?The Culture Gabfest on HBO’s newly announced series.
Politics
July 27 2017 9:03 PMMake America Afraid AgainTrump’s “slice and dice” rhetoric about brown-on-white violence has a single purpose.
Culture Gabfest
July 26 2017 10:27 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Apes, Pigs, and Comedians” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on War for the Planet of the Apes, Okja and the ethics of eating meat, and comedy in the age of Trump.
Politics
July 20 2017 11:17 AMA Big Reason Trumpcare Failed Was TrumpACA repeal might have worked—had the president fully gotten behind it.
Dispatches
July 14 2017 6:40 PMThe KKK Is Not the Real FearPhotos from the Charlottesville rally.
Trumpcast
July 14 2017 10:44 AMIt’s Bad. It’s Unpopular. It’s the Return of the Health Care Bill!Will moderate Republicans change their stances this time around?
Politics
July 10 2017 6:21 PMAmerica LastTrump will choose his ego over democracy every time.
Politics
July 7 2017 1:23 PMA New Warsaw PactTrump’s speech in Poland defending “Western civilization” from its enemies sounded less like Reagan’s Cold War–era speeches than white nationalist rhetoric.
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
Aug. 15 2017 9:48 PMThere Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 3:01 PMThe Bubble PresidentTrump lives in a fantasy of triumph. He will never do anything to win back the voters he’s lost.
Trumpcast
Aug. 10 2017 10:46 AMSeparate NarrativeTrump is making conservative media more of what it already was.
Politics
Aug. 7 2017 7:45 PMTrump Is a Marked ManPotential primary challenges to the president in 2020 could be a sign of doom for him—and his party.
Politics
Aug. 1 2017 3:27 PMWhy Chaos Rules at the White HouseAnd why even John Kelly is probably powerless to impose order onto it.
Politics
July 28 2017 8:29 PMThe Future of Universal Health Care Is MedicaidThe ACA still stands because of how important it’s become. Democrats, take note.
Politics
July 27 2017 10:47 AMThe Brink of the UnthinkableThe Senate has started down a path America has never taken: dismantling the social safety net.
Politics
July 24 2017 8:54 PMHow the GOP Can Do the Right ThingBetween now and the midterms, the party that can stop a constitutional crisis is the party that brought us here.
Trumpcast
July 20 2017 10:50 AMMitch McConnell’s Many MisstepsMaybe the Senate majority leader isn’t as astute as he’s made out to be.
Politics
July 14 2017 5:13 PMThe Most Dangerous GameHow long can Republicans risk everything to pretend Russia is no big deal?
Politics
July 11 2017 6:25 PMGovernment by Bait and SwitchEvery department of the federal government is now being run like a Trump business.
Trumpcast
July 7 2017 3:11 PMTensions RisingHow will Donald Trump deal with North Korea?
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.

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