Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

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March 7 2016 3:18 PMThe Real Difference Between Hillary and BernieOne is running to lead the party as it is; the other is running to lead the party to the left.
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March 3 2016 4:50 PMLet Hillary WinIf GOP leaders really want to stop Trump, they need to be willing to lose the election.
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March 2 2016 1:36 AMThe Trump CoalitionThe GOP front-runner’s base is broad and durable.   
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Feb. 27 2016 10:48 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Should Stay in the RaceHe’s not going to beat Hillary Clinton, but there are bigger battles to fight. 
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Feb. 26 2016 12:28 AMPeople Are Still Underestimating Donald TrumpHis appeal lies not in what he says, but how he says it.
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Feb. 24 2016 4:23 AMThe GOP’s Authoritarian Front-RunnerFearful Republican voters want a nominee they think will keep America secure. That’s Donald Trump.
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Feb. 22 2016 11:09 PMRubio Is Attacking the Wrong OpponentWhile he wastes his energy going after Ted Cruz, Donald Trump is waltzing toward the nomination.
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Feb. 14 2016 1:20 AMDonald Trump Turned the GOP Debate Into a Cage MatchThe race is still being fought on his terms.
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Feb. 12 2016 1:24 AMHillary Found Her Footing Thursday NightClinton was clear, full-throated, and tried out a new critique on Sanders that just might work.
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Feb. 10 2016 2:23 AMHillary’s Time to FightAs grim as her New Hampshire defeat was, Clinton’s upcoming road looks a lot better.
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Feb. 8 2016 1:19 PMMarco Rubio Wants to Assure New Hampshire Voters That He Can Lead The Florida senator is trying to make up for the damage he did at Saturday’s debate.
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Feb. 5 2016 2:10 AMBernie vs. Hillary Is Good for DemocratsThe big takeaway from the MSNBC debate is that the DNC should have held more debates.
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Feb. 3 2016 3:13 PMDonald Trump Torpedoed Rand PaulThe Kentucky senator’s ideas were no match for the real estate mogul’s racism and anti-black memes.
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Feb. 1 2016 1:49 PMWhat Bernie Sanders Has Already WonWin or lose, the Vermont senator will stand as a historic figure in the Democratic Party.
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Jan. 26 2016 5:05 PMThe Democratic Primary Has Echoes of 2008Once again, Democrats are presented with a choice between a fighter and an inspiration.
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March 4 2016 12:39 AMThey’re With DonaldAs long as Rubio and Cruz are willing to support Trump as the nominee, their attacks on him are meaningless.
Political Gabfest
March 3 2016 11:47 AMWhat the Hell Happened on Super Tuesday?Slate’s Political Gabfest comes to the rescue with a special Super Tuesday recap of the primaries. 
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March 1 2016 10:43 PMA Big Night For Hillary—and for the DemocratsHigh turnout among black voters catapulted her to victory—and could send her to the White House.
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Feb. 26 2016 3:25 PMChris Christie Is a SymbolHis endorsement signifies that Donald Trump is becoming an acceptable risk to the GOP establishment. 
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Feb. 25 2016 6:43 PMDon’t Panic About Donald TrumpHis odds of capturing the presidency are very slim.
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Feb. 23 2016 7:35 PMThe Violence of Donald TrumpThere’s an undercurrent of brutality bubbling underneath each Trump event. 
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Feb. 20 2016 9:31 PMHillary Clinton’s Path Is ClearBarring a catastrophe, her nomination is inevitable.
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Feb. 13 2016 6:52 PMCould Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Lead to a Constitutional Crisis?Republicans may refuse to let Obama fill Scalia’s Supreme Court seat.
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Feb. 11 2016 6:16 PMHillary Clinton Needs a Better Message for Black VotersBlacks want more than someone who promises to fight for them.
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Feb. 9 2016 4:42 PMWhy Do Young People Have Such Visceral Dislike for Hillary?Here’s a theory.
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Feb. 7 2016 12:49 AMMarco Rubio Was a DisasterThe Florida senator was unprepared for an attack he should have seen coming.
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Feb. 4 2016 5:33 PMWhat Is a Bernie Sanders Progressive?The Vermont senator has chosen a very selective definition of progressive.
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Feb. 2 2016 1:43 AMDemocrats Won in IowaBernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are energizing the party.
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Jan. 28 2016 1:45 PMBernie Sanders’ “Revolution” Isn’t Good EnoughHe needs an actual plan for change.
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Jan. 26 2016 9:52 AMWhy Michael Bloomberg Could Make Donald Trump PresidentThe former New York mayor would take votes away from a Democratic candidate.

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