Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
April 20 2017 5:32 PMDonald Trump Is Sending a MessageWhy the president invited this racist celebrity to the White House.
Politics
April 18 2017 5:40 PMFake Working ClassThe muted response to the retail apocalypse shows which workers count in Trump’s America.
Politics
April 7 2017 2:23 PMSorry, Missile Strikes Don’t Make Trump a Serious ManAll you have to do is look at his recent interviews.
Politics
April 4 2017 5:34 PMThe Jeff Sessions AgendaThe attorney general is undermining the Department of Justice’s core mission from within.
Trumpcast
April 3 2017 11:38 AMThe Prelude to a Massive Intraparty BattleThe fight within the Republican Party is only just starting.
Political Gabfest
March 30 2017 5:42 PMThe “Darkness at Nunes” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Devin Nunes, political overreach, and coal.
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
April 19 2017 6:16 PMGeorgia’s 6th Is a Democratic WinEven if Jon Ossoff ultimately loses.
Politics
April 17 2017 6:42 PMAndrew Sullivan’s PathologyThe writer’s perpetuation of model-minority and black-deficiency myths is pretty boring at this point.
Politics
April 6 2017 4:31 PMLet the Filibuster Burn!Dry your tears, Democrats. In fact, cross your fingers that the Senate nukes the legislative filibuster, too.
Politics
April 3 2017 4:02 PMMake Virginia Great AgainA Trumpian gubernatorial candidate is campaigning on Confederate nostalgia.
Politics
March 31 2017 4:39 PMTrump vs. the Freedom CaucusThe president has no leverage, no strategy, and no credibility in his fight with House conservatives.
Politics
March 28 2017 1:27 PMWhere Donald Trump Is WinningHis war on vulnerable immigrant communities is going swimmingly.
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.

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