Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
March 24 2017 7:56 PMA Way ForwardWhat Democrats should do to capitalize on the defeat of Trumpcare.
Trumpcast
March 24 2017 2:38 PMThe Health Care Vote That Wasn’tWhy the Republicans didn’t have the votes to pass the American Health Care Act on Thursday.
Politics
March 21 2017 4:33 PMTrump’s Terrifying Comey TweetThe president is using his office as a platform to contest the very nature of truth.
Politics
March 15 2017 7:57 PMDonald Trump Sees Himself in Andrew JacksonThe president deserves the Jackson legacy, but not for the reasons he’d like.
Trumpcast
March 13 2017 12:09 PMA History of Racist IdeasHow have racist ideas come to exist in America, and what does this look like in the Trump administration?
Politics
March 8 2017 7:07 PMTrumpcare Is Already on Life SupportIt might even be DOA.
Politics
March 6 2017 2:47 PMThe Conspiracy Theorist in ChiefThe White House is backing the president’s fantastical charge that Obama “wire tapped” him.
Politics
March 2 2017 5:43 PMSmoke From the White HouseWhat Jeff Sessions’ recusal means for the Trump administration’s growing Russia problem.
Politics
Feb. 28 2017 3:31 PMMaking America Great (for Old White People) AgainDonald Trump’s budget outline is just latest form of his ethno-nationalist plan for America.
Politics
Feb. 22 2017 4:51 PMMaking America Meh AgainDonald Trump’s first month has produced a big bowl of nothing.
Politics
Feb. 14 2017 3:04 PMMaking Voting White AgainThe Trump administration’s continued repetition of bogus claims of voter fraud has a very specific purpose.
Books
Feb. 7 2017 11:23 AMThe Cost of ProgressWhat’s missing from Jonathan Chait’s new book on Obama’s legacy is what’s missing from Obama’s worldview: a sense of tragedy.
Trumpcast
Feb. 2 2017 3:20 PMThe SCOTUS DilemmaWhat should the Democrats do about President Trump’s selection for the Supreme Court?
Trumpcast
Jan. 27 2017 3:11 PMThe Worst-Case Scenario for Voting RightsHow President Trump’s false voter fraud allegations can lead us down a dangerous path for voting rights.
Politics
Jan. 24 2017 5:57 PMProtest WorksThe Trump administration’s meltdown proves it.
Politics
March 24 2017 2:40 PMTimothy Caughman’s Murder Was a LynchingAnd Donald Trump has said nothing.
Politics
March 23 2017 2:38 PMTrump’s AccomplicesCongressional Republicans have shown they care more about loyalty to the president than their own principles, or even the law.
Culture Gabfest
March 16 2017 2:07 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Nature Made Me a Freak, Man Made Me a Weapon” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Logan, 50 Song Memoir, and privilege.
Politics
March 14 2017 4:27 PMRepublicans Can’t Defend Trumpcare on the MeritsSo they’re not even trying.
Politics
March 9 2017 4:21 PMBroken PledgeTrump’s promises to “take care” of inner city, rural, and Rust Belt voters have officially proved to be a con.
Politics
March 7 2017 4:43 PMMuslim Ban 2.0The real motivation for Trump’s immigration policies is racism. Never forget it.
Trumpcast
March 6 2017 2:36 PMReese’s Peanut Butter Cup of Administration Scandal ResponseHow the Jeff Sessions scandal has played out, and where it goes from here.
Politics
March 1 2017 1:26 AMNo, Trump’s Speech Was Not “Reaganesque.”It was just another attack on immigrants.
Politics
Feb. 24 2017 5:38 PMA Deafening SilenceTwo Indian nationals were shot by a man yelling racial epithets. The president said nothing. That’s all we need to know about who matters in Trump’s America.
Politics
Feb. 16 2017 4:58 PMSee No EvilThe GOP’s terrible excuses for refusing to investigate the Flynn affair.
Politics
Feb. 8 2017 1:52 PMWhy Did Mitch McConnell Muzzle Elizabeth Warren? To Muzzle Coretta Scott King.In her 1986 letter, King told the truth about the Republican Party of 2017.
Cover Story
Feb. 6 2017 6:00 AMGovernment by White Nationalism Is Upon UsIt’s not just rhetoric anymore. It’s a political program that could set American democracy back 150 years.
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 5:36 PMUncompromisingThe Fugitive Slave Act galvanized the abolitionist movement. Trump’s Muslim ban could do the same for a new resistance.
Politics
Jan. 25 2017 2:09 PMOK, Now Can We Start Taking Donald Trump Literally?Trump’s campaign was not an act. He was making promises that he’s now planning to keep.
Politics
Jan. 23 2017 5:09 PMThe Meaning of “American Carnage”Trump won the presidency with his message of racial reaction, and now he’s governing with it, too.

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