Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
Aug. 24 2016 5:50 PMThere Is No Horse RaceIt’s Clinton by a mile, with Trump praying for black swans.
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Aug. 22 2016 5:17 PMTrump’s Outreach to Black Voters Isn’t About Black VotersHe’s making a pitch to college-educated white people.
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Aug. 2 2016 5:42 PMA Trump Victory Is a Scary Thought. A Disputed Loss Might Be Scarier.Why his “rigged” comments are so corrosive and dangerous.
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July 29 2016 10:41 AMBright Shining as the SunInfused with the spirit of the black church, the Democrats became the party of optimism.
The Slatest
July 27 2016 5:56 PMHe’s Bernie or Bust, But He Wouldn’t Mind a Third Term for Obama
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July 26 2016 4:56 PMThe Radical Message of Michelle Obama’s SpeechAmerica’s story is a black woman’s story.
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July 22 2016 12:12 AMDonald Trump’s Speech Was Just Another ScamThe world he described doesn’t exist.
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July 19 2016 3:43 PMMelania’s Speech Was a Goof. The Rest of Monday Was a Horror Show.The GOP’s message: Fear brown people.
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July 18 2016 7:14 PMThe GOP Is Sick, and the Never Trump Floor Fight Was a SymptomParty unity? Trump's ass.
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July 15 2016 4:57 PMThe Traditionalist vs. the Train WreckTrump’s and Clinton’s responses to Nice go to the core of their political personas.
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July 13 2016 5:55 AMBernie’s ChangeThe triumph of the Sanders insurgency was to democratize fundraising, one small donation at a time. Will it remake liberal politics?
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July 8 2016 6:06 PMIs America Falling Apart or Finally Waking Up?Lessons from a week of violence.
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July 5 2016 5:34 PMOur Political Culture Doesn’t Know What to Do With Trump’s Explicit PrejudiceOnce-fraught ideas and symbols are now a routine matter of partisan combat. This is scary.
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June 28 2016 2:32 PMBernie Blew ItElizabeth Warren is the surrogate he was supposed to be. His supporters have become Clinton’s. How Sanders overplayed his hand.
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June 24 2016 6:17 PMEmbattled Whiteness Gave Us Brexit. It Won’t Give Us President Trump.The “Leave” vote was a move to reassert the racial hierarchies upended by global capitalism. Here’s why it could never happen here.
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Aug. 23 2016 6:25 PMTrump’s Vision of Black America Is a White Supremacist FantasyAnd his outreach to black voters is a dog whistle for racists.
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Aug. 3 2016 5:12 PMWould Donald Trump Really Consider Dropping Out?If he quit now, he’d go down as the biggest loser in the history of American politics.
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Aug. 1 2016 6:30 PMIs Trump Really a GOP Anomaly?If he is, why are the denunciations from Republican leaders so soft and mealy-mouthed?
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July 28 2016 10:23 AMThe Democrats Make Their Pitch to a New Silent MajorityObama and co. have fashioned themselves into the party of common decency.
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July 27 2016 9:25 AMHumanizing HillaryBill Clinton talked for 42 minutes about how much he loves his wife. Will voters care?
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July 25 2016 4:40 PMDemocrats Aren't in Disarray. A Minority of Bernie Supporters Are in a Snit.What do the Sanders dead-enders want, exactly? 
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July 20 2016 6:02 PMThe Message of the RNC Is Clear and TerrifyingRepressive white nationalism has supplanted small government as the creed of the GOP.
The Slatest
July 18 2016 10:05 PMThe Paranoid Scene at the America First Unity Rally in Cleveland
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July 15 2016 5:00 PMRacial Discontent Is Rising, but That’s Not Obama’s FaultThe anti-anti-racism of the right.
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July 13 2016 4:28 PMDonald Trump’s Other Demographic ProblemTrump is headed for a historic loss with a crucial group of whites.
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July 11 2016 5:07 PMWhat Bernie Sanders Has WonThe Democratic platform is a monument to his campaign.
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July 5 2016 10:15 PMThe Perfect Hillary Clinton ScandalThe ginned-up, self-inflicted email controversy had something for everyone, conspiratorial conservatives and bed-wetting liberals alike.
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June 30 2016 5:42 PMCan Donald Trump Even Count on a Convention Polling Bounce?His rise defied political orthodoxy. His collapse just might, too.
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June 27 2016 6:25 PMIs Elizabeth Warren Really the Best Choice for Vice President?Only if you think the symbolism of her nomination is bigger than the hole she’ll leave in the Senate.
Political Gabfest
June 24 2016 1:36 PMBringing Down the HouseThe Political Gabfest takes a look at the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control.

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