Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
Jan. 16 2018 6:06 AMDonald Trump’s Enduring PromiseReopening the wounds of racial grievance will be Donald Trump’s most lasting achievement.
Trumpcast
Jan. 11 2018 8:03 PMThe Immigration Fight EscalatesWill the White House bend on its campaign promises?
Politics
Jan. 8 2018 6:13 PMWhy Do Republicans Keep Defending Donald Trump?As the president gets more unhinged, the party rallies to his defense.
Politics
Jan. 4 2018 5:54 PMElectoral FraudPresident Trump disbanded his election integrity commission, but Republicans will keep fighting to suppress Democratic votes.
Reconstruction
Dec. 29 2017 5:00 AMWhen Tyranny HappenedThe federal government’s legalization of racial violence after the Civil War.
Politics
Dec. 20 2017 10:17 AMObama’s Lesson for VirginiaWhen it comes to expanding Medicaid, Gov.-elect Ralph Northam shouldn’t bother with bipartisanship.
Politics
Dec. 13 2017 6:53 PMThe Trump Effect in BirminghamBlack Alabamians on Doug Jones’ win and how life is different under Trump.
Politics
Dec. 12 2017 5:16 PMThe “Movement” Against Roy MooreWin or lose, Alabama Democrats hope to sustain the momentum of a close Senate race.
Trumpcast
Dec. 8 2017 2:01 PMTrump’s Endorsement and Alabama’s Senate RaceThe Republicans have come around on Roy Moore. Will it be enough to get him elected?
Politics
Dec. 5 2017 12:40 PMThe “Fiscal Responsibility” TrapRepublicans only care about debt and deficits when Democrats are in power.
Politics
Dec. 1 2017 3:08 PMRule to RuinRepublican hegemony shows just how bankrupt the party has become.
Politics
Nov. 29 2017 4:21 PMThe Propagandist in ChiefDonald Trump pushes dangerous anti-Islam videos, disregards reality.
Politics
Nov. 21 2017 4:45 PMRepublicans Can’t GovernThe GOP has an agenda, but no idea how to enact it.
Trumpcast
Nov. 17 2017 12:06 PMTrumpcast Live From San FranciscoShould the Democrats talk more about impeachment?
Politics
Nov. 14 2017 5:30 PMBlack Voters, Blue WaveHow black voters can propel Democrats to big wins across the country.
Politics
Jan. 12 2018 8:19 AMDonald Trump Is a Racist
Politics
Jan. 10 2018 1:55 PMThe Working White HouseDonald Trump’s distractions give cover to an administration that is quietly enacting its policy goals.
Trumpcast
Jan. 5 2018 10:56 AMThe Commission Is Dead, Not the MissionHow will the fight against voting rights continue after the disbanding of Trump’s voter-fraud commission?
Politics
Jan. 2 2018 6:58 PMThe Trump BrandDonald Trump’s historic unpopularity will define his presidency.
Politics
Dec. 21 2017 2:29 PMThe GOP’s Big BetRepublican lawmakers think a little extra spending money can reverse the outrage over their tax overhaul.
Reconstruction
Dec. 14 2017 5:22 PMThe Smearing of America’s First Black LegislatorsHow corrupt was politics in the Reconstruction era?
Politics
Dec. 13 2017 2:07 PMWhat Black Voters WonAlabama is proof that they can deliver elections for Democrats—but only if the party delivers for them.
Politics
Dec. 10 2017 9:55 PMThe Doug Jones Coalition Democrats feel momentum in Alabama, but they’ll need black and white voters to beat Roy Moore.
Politics
Dec. 6 2017 1:09 PMThe Access Hollywood Formula for Republican RedemptionRoy Moore follows Donald Trump’s path to party forgiveness.
Politics
Dec. 4 2017 2:21 PMThe Silver Lining in the GOP Tax BillDemocrats should seize an opportunity in the Republican tax reform bill.
Reconstruction
Nov. 30 2017 3:32 PMThe Roots of Jim CrowHow the Supreme Court failed to protect Black Americans’ hard-won rights of citizenship during Reconstruction.
Politics
Nov. 27 2017 8:04 PMWhat the New York Times’ Nazi Story Left OutThe history of America has been written by normal white racists living in normal towns.
Politics
Nov. 20 2017 8:03 PMTrump Picks Another Battle With Black AthletesThe president is preoccupied with well-known black people and their perceived disrespect.
Politics
Nov. 17 2017 11:08 AMHow Doug Jones Can WinTo pull off the upset, he’ll need to convert white voters.
Politics
Nov. 13 2017 6:55 PMThe Stakes in AlabamaFor Democrats, winning in December and taking down Roy Moore would mean more than just getting another Senate seat.

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