Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

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
June 21 2017 5:47 PMA GOP Without FearWhy Republicans are so intent to pass a bill that in a normal world should spell their doom.
Politics
June 16 2017 2:06 PMThe Senate’s Health Care Secrecy Is a Breathtaking Contempt for DemocracyMillions will suffer, for a tax cut.
Trumpcast
June 16 2017 10:33 AMToo Close for ComfortHow could a pro-Confederate candidate come so close to winning Virginia’s GOP gubernatorial primary?
Politics
June 14 2017 9:04 PMVirginia’s GOP Has Lost ItNearly making Corey Stewart its nominee for governor is only the latest sign.
Trumpcast
June 9 2017 1:47 PMOh Lordy, Jim Comey!The Republicans believe Comey, not Trump. But will they act on that belief?
Politics
June 6 2017 9:17 PM“It’s an Attack on Democracy”The White House decision to reject any and all Democratic oversight requests is an unprecedented act of nullification.
Politics
May 31 2017 3:24 PMPresident LoserDonald Trump thinks he can fix his presidency with a new communications team. He is deluded.
Politics
May 24 2017 5:58 PM“Nothing but Slumlords”Jared Kushner’s life as a predatory capitalist is the perfect symbol for the Trump White House.
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.
Politics
June 20 2017 4:42 PMWhy Obama Voters DefectedNew findings explain how Trump won them over—and why he probably wouldn’t next time.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2017 1:34 PMShould Megyn Kelly Have Interviewed Alex Jones?The Political Gabfest on giving a platform to the far-right Infowars host.
Political Gabfest
June 15 2017 6:40 PMThe “Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.
Politics
June 12 2017 8:02 PMDemocratic Populism That Can WinIn Virginia, Tom Perriello’s focus on black voters could make him succeed where Bernie Sanders failed.
Politics
June 8 2017 4:12 PMWho Needs Rule of Law?In denying President Trump’s abuse of power, Republicans have chosen party over country.
Politics
June 1 2017 7:59 PMWhat We Have UnleashedThis year’s string of brutal hate crimes is intrinsically connected to the rise of Trump.
Trumpcast
May 30 2017 10:51 AMRep. Ted Lieu Talks Trump AbroadTrump was relatively quiet abroad, but he still has a mess waiting for him back in the states.
Politics
May 23 2017 3:25 PMPresident Con ArtistDonald Trump’s budget is his biggest fraud since Trump University.

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