Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
Nov. 21 2017 4:45 PMRepublicans Can’t GovernThe GOP has an agenda, but no idea how to enact it.
Trumpcast
Nov. 17 2017 12:06 PMTrumpcast Live From San FranciscoShould the Democrats talk more about impeachment?
Politics
Nov. 14 2017 5:30 PMBlack Voters, Blue WaveHow black voters can propel Democrats to big wins across the country.
Politics
Nov. 10 2017 6:56 PM“If True”The moral cowardice of conservatives who say they’ll wait and see whether to condemn Roy Moore.
Reconstruction
Nov. 9 2017 3:10 PMWhat It TakesThe freedmen and Radical Republicans who managed to win power in local governments during Reconstruction.
Trumpcast
Nov. 3 2017 3:50 PMCut, Cut, Cut or Not So Much?How will the GOP pay for its tax plan? And who is Trump’s pick for Fed chair?
Politics
Oct. 31 2017 6:06 PMLost CauseJohn Kelly echoes the president’s warped view of history.
Reconstruction
Oct. 27 2017 5:57 AMWhat Happened to the Plantations?How freedpeople pursued the dream of land ownership during Reconstruction, and how they were denied.
Politics
Oct. 25 2017 3:49 PMEd Gillespie Advertises His Opposition to Voting RightsThe Virginia Republican states the premise on voter suppression.
Politics
Oct. 24 2017 5:55 PMContempt for the Black SoldierDonald Trump writes the latest chapter in a long, painful history.
Politics
Oct. 17 2017 12:57 PMPromises, PromisesWhy we should never get used to Trump’s lies.
Politics
Oct. 11 2017 3:50 PMEd Gillespie Is Attempting a Trump Maneuver in VirginiaWhether he succeeds will be a crucial test of how far racist appeals go—and what kind works.
Politics
Oct. 2 2017 7:15 PMThere Is No “Hope” With Mass ShootingsEnding the violence will require a politics that doesn’t exist.
Politics
Oct. 1 2017 9:13 PMWhy Donald Trump Doesn’t Care About Puerto RicansHe promised a government for white America, and he’s fulfilling it.
Politics
Sept. 29 2017 4:24 PMGovernment by the Few“Minority rule” will enable the success of even more extreme candidates like Roy Moore—and Donald Trump.
Politics
Nov. 20 2017 8:03 PMTrump Picks Another Battle With Black AthletesThe president is preoccupied with well-known black people and their perceived disrespect.
Politics
Nov. 17 2017 11:08 AMHow Doug Jones Can WinTo pull off the upset, he’ll need to convert white voters.
Politics
Nov. 13 2017 6:55 PMThe Stakes in AlabamaFor Democrats, winning in December and taking down Roy Moore would mean more than just getting another Senate seat.
Trumpcast
Nov. 10 2017 3:47 PMThe People vs. Trump: Year One, Live With Tom PerrielloThe Democrats finally had a good election night. What does that mean for the party’s future?
Politics
Nov. 8 2017 1:27 AMThe Limits of TrumpismRepublicans learn a hard lesson about the president’s appeal.
Politics
Nov. 3 2017 3:37 PMHow Low Can Trump Go?The president is even more unpopular than people realize.
Politics
Oct. 30 2017 6:32 PMBreaking PointWhy Republicans should send a signal, now, about firing Mueller.
Reconstruction
Oct. 27 2017 5:56 AMIntroducing ReconstructionOur new Slate Academy finds the seeds of our present politics in the period after the Civil War.
Trumpcast
Oct. 25 2017 9:34 AMThe Sound of a Rebel YellWhy does the Trump White House make a point of calling its black critics “unpatriotic”?
Politics
Oct. 20 2017 11:45 AMGrief and GrievanceWhat a botched condolence call reveals about President Trump.
Trumpcast
Oct. 16 2017 12:35 PMThe Obama Backlash in Two PartsWhite racial resentment and the undoing of the Affordable Care Act.
Politics
Oct. 4 2017 12:23 PMThe Incredible Corrupting White HouseThe pervasive abuse of taxpayer money—and trust—will make our democracy harder to repair.
Books
Oct. 2 2017 5:55 AMWe Made Ta-Nehisi Coates Into a SymbolNow his new book forces us to consider him as a writer, nothing more and nothing less.
Politics
Sept. 29 2017 6:30 PMTrump’s Tax Cut Is a House of LiesBusiness as usual for this administration.
Trumpcast
Sept. 26 2017 9:25 AMTrumpcast Live From the Texas Tribune FestivalA panel discussion about white supremacy, Democrats in Texas, and the 2016 election.

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