Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
Dec. 23 2015 2:22 PMThe Counter-Establishment CandidateTed Cruz has unified disparate forces to create a formidable campaign.
The Slatest
Dec. 20 2015 12:52 AMThe Most Important Debate Exchange Was Bernie and Hillary’s Fight Over Middle Class Taxes
Politics
Dec. 18 2015 11:13 AMThe Fed’s Rate Hike May Be the Most Important Political News of the 2016 Campaign In a close election, it could be the difference. 
Brow Beat
Dec. 16 2015 1:49 PMHow The Force Awakens Remixes the Star Wars Expanded Universe
Politics
Dec. 15 2015 5:17 PMCan Ted Cruz Appeal to Moderate Republicans?That’s his challenge in the next GOP debate, and in the weeks to come.
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Dec. 11 2015 4:36 PMThe Brokered Convention BlunderBy planning for a contested convention, the RNC is playing right into Trump’s hands.
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Dec. 8 2015 1:56 PMWhy We’re Stuck With TrumpThe GOP is a captive of the Donald’s supporters, and so are the rest of us.
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Dec. 4 2015 1:53 PMThe GOP’s Advice to Beat Trump: Be a Respectable TrumpRight now Ted Cruz is the only candidate that seems to have gotten the memo.
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Dec. 1 2015 6:51 PMIs Robert Dear Another John Brown?One pro-life activist made that comparison. It’s actually worth considering.
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Nov. 25 2015 11:44 AMDonald Trump Is a FascistThis isn’t a partisan attack. It is the political label that best describes what the GOP front-runner has become.
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Nov. 20 2015 10:09 AMGeorge W. Bush Needs to Speak to His PartyThe former president may be the one person who can stop the rise of a new strain of ugly, divisive politics.
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Nov. 18 2015 3:58 PMYes, Republicans Are Being Cowardly in Rejecting Syrian RefugeesThey deserve to be called out for it.
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Nov. 16 2015 6:37 PMPreaching to the ChoirSen. Ted Cruz visited Bob Jones University to press his case that he is the evangelical candidate who can win.
Politics
Nov. 15 2015 1:32 AMHillary’s Greatest WeaknessShe needs to put distance between herself and Obama.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 13 2015 4:37 PMThe “There Will Be Wine There” Bonus SegmentThe Political Gabfest hosts discuss dinner party etiquette among French and Iranian diplomats.
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Dec. 21 2015 5:59 PMThe Dirty Truth Behind Trump’s Success?What if Trump is winning because of his racism and bigotry, not despite it?
Politics
Dec. 18 2015 4:38 PMWhy Hillary Clinton Should Defend Bernie Sanders Against the DNC’s Harsh PunishmentNo one should care that the Democratic primary seems fair and even-handed more than Clinton.
Brow Beat
Dec. 18 2015 9:37 AMThree Slate Critics Discuss the Biggest Twist in the New Star Wars
Politics
Dec. 16 2015 12:49 AMWe Just Saw the First Real Fight Between Ted Cruz and Marco RubioThe Texas senator is honing his attack on his biggest establishment competitor.
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Dec. 14 2015 4:01 PMWhy Young Voters May Choose Marco Rubio Over Hillary Clinton They are very different from the young people who helped elect President Obama.
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Dec. 10 2015 10:17 AMIs Marco Rubio a Paper Tiger?He’s supposed to be the GOP’s best consensus pick. Then why is he trailing and absent from the states that matter most?
Politics
Dec. 7 2015 5:15 PMPresident Obama Just Offered Two Bad Ideas for Fighting Gun ViolenceCracking down on assault weapons and the no-fly list is wrongheaded and unhelpful.
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Dec. 3 2015 4:22 PMHillary’s Gun Control PlanWhat Clinton and her Democratic primary rivals would try to do about guns if elected.
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Nov. 30 2015 6:23 PMDiversity Won’t Help the GOPIts problems with minority voters go much deeper than its candidates.
Politics
Nov. 23 2015 6:37 PMDonald Trump Is a Conservative Media CreationThe real estate mogul’s racist and xenophobic message is a product of years of race-baiting from right-wing media.
Politics
Nov. 19 2015 3:17 PMDonald Trump Is Actually a Moderate RepublicanThat’s why he’s winning.
History
Nov. 17 2015 6:59 PMWhen People Flee to America’s ShoresWe are a nation of immigrants and refugees. Yet we always fear who is coming next.
Politics
Nov. 16 2015 1:34 PMWhy the Paris Attacks Will Only Boost Donald TrumpHis brand of nativism is exactly what GOP voters want right now.
Politics
Nov. 14 2015 4:33 PM“How Stupid Are the People of Iowa?”Donald Trump insults everyone, especially Ben Carson. Is he finally fading?
Political Gabfest
Nov. 13 2015 9:03 AMThe “I Don’t Like Philosophy or Welding” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the fourth Republican debate, the student protests at Yale and the University of Missouri, and the coming Supreme Court battle over immigration.

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