Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
June 28 2016 2:32 PMBernie Blew ItElizabeth Warren is the surrogate he was supposed to be. His supporters have become Clinton’s. How Sanders overplayed his hand.
Politics
June 24 2016 6:17 PMEmbattled Whiteness Gave Us Brexit. It Won’t Give Us President Trump.The “Leave” vote was a move to reassert the racial hierarchies upended by global capitalism. Here’s why it could never happen here.
Political Gabfest
June 23 2016 5:28 PMThe “Show Me the Money” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s failed fundraising, a potential anti-immigrant right-wing, and Clinton’s choices for vice president.
Politics
June 20 2016 6:02 PMThere Is No Donald Trump CampaignFiring your campaign manager is not a big deal when there’s nothing to manage.
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June 17 2016 1:09 PMWhether He Wins or Loses, We’re Stuck With TrumpTrump is reportedly thinking about his next grift: a cable news network.
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June 15 2016 6:12 PMTrump Is His Party’s Cross to BearBut how will Republicans bear him?
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June 14 2016 12:15 AMWhy Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
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June 8 2016 6:03 PMWhy Can’t Republicans Distance Themselves From Donald Trump?They’re afraid.
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June 6 2016 6:56 PMThe GOP’s Purity ProblemWhat the Renee Ellmers race in North Carolina says about the Republican Party.
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June 2 2016 4:24 PMWhy Donald Trump Is FlailingThe GOP primary left him ill-prepared for the scrutiny he’s finally getting.
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May 27 2016 3:52 PMTrump’s Strategy Is BackfiringHis tanking ratings show that there is such a thing as bad publicity.
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May 23 2016 2:39 PMHow Trump Could Win It’s a long shot. A very, very long shot.
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May 18 2016 1:01 PMThe Incompetent, Race-Baiting Fraud (and the Man Running to Replace Him as President)Trump is everything the right wing made Obama out to be.
Politics
May 12 2016 6:18 PMWhy Donald Trump Needs Paul RyanThe man who can’t be bought is courting the GOP donor class now.
Politics
May 9 2016 5:48 PMTrump Can’t PivotThe pundits who say he’s going moderate are missing something.
Politics
June 27 2016 6:25 PMIs Elizabeth Warren Really the Best Choice for Vice President?Only if you think the symbolism of her nomination is bigger than the hole she’ll leave in the Senate.
Political Gabfest
June 24 2016 1:36 PMBringing Down the HouseThe Political Gabfest takes a look at the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control.
The Slatest
June 23 2016 12:16 AMThe Democrats Are Changing. Their Unprecedented Sit-In Over Gun Control Is Proof.
Political Gabfest
June 20 2016 2:48 PMAre You Stuck Wearing Suit Jackets in the Summer Heat?Slate staffers share how they dress professionally on the campaign trail.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2016 7:40 PMThe “Brexit Pursued by a Bear” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orlando, the U.K.’s upcoming Brexit vote, and whether anti-Trump Democrats should protest the GOP convention.
Politics
June 14 2016 6:36 PMTrump Declared War on American Muslims on MondayDon’t treat it like just another speech.
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June 13 2016 1:45 PMDoes Terrorism Help Donald Trump?His swaggering, self-aggrandizing response to the Orlando shooting revealed the GOP candidate’s terrifying electoral strengths and clear political weaknesses.
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June 7 2016 10:37 PMThe Process WorkedThe Democratic primaries weren’t rigged. Despite their flaws, they produced a nominee with wide support across the party.
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June 3 2016 5:46 PMHow Should America Resist a Fascist?Violence won’t help—not while there are still legitimate means of stopping Donald Trump.
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May 31 2016 1:41 PMIs America Really in an Anti-Establishment Rage?Voters are angry. They just don’t agree on what they’re angry about.
Politics
May 25 2016 7:11 PMHow a 2013 Governor’s Race Explains Clinton–TrumpTwo unpopular candidates battering each other in a contest over identity: What happened in Virginia doesn’t bode well for the country.
Politics
May 19 2016 7:26 PMBernie. Don’t Do This.With a scorched-earth campaign against Clinton, Sanders is risking his party’s nominee, its coalition, and his message.
Politics
May 17 2016 12:24 AMFundamentally Speaking, Hillary Clinton Won’t Blow ItThe election won’t be decided by gaffes and personality.
Politics
May 10 2016 5:26 PMThe Myth of the Disappearing Nonwhite VoterBlacks and Latinos aren’t sitting out an Obama-less 2016—especially not with Trump on the ballot.
Movies
May 5 2016 7:26 PMCaptain America: Civil WarOne of Marvel’s best films is a human-sized affair.

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