Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
July 27 2017 9:03 PMMake America Afraid AgainTrump’s “slice and dice” rhetoric about brown-on-white violence has a single purpose.
Culture Gabfest
July 26 2017 10:27 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Apes, Pigs, and Comedians” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on War for the Planet of the Apes, Okja and the ethics of eating meat, and comedy in the age of Trump.
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
July 27 2017 10:47 AMThe Brink of the UnthinkableThe Senate has started down a path America has never taken: dismantling the social safety net.
Politics
July 24 2017 8:54 PMHow the GOP Can Do the Right ThingBetween now and the midterms, the party that can stop a constitutional crisis is the party that brought us here.
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.

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