Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Politics
Sept. 21 2017 7:40 PMNo Truth, No ConsequencesEvery attempt to repeal Obamacare has been built on lies. Graham-Cassidy is no different.
Politics
Sept. 17 2017 8:00 PMThe Wealth Gap Between Whites and Blacks Is WideningThe myth of racial equality is having real and devastating consequences.
Politics
Sept. 12 2017 6:58 PMSteve Bannon’s Intellectual Reputation Is a CharadeHis erudite-sounding arguments ignore facts and revise history to coincide with his nationalist worldview.
Politics
Sept. 6 2017 7:35 PMThe Wrong Side of the LawWhen the Trump administration refers to the “rule of law,” it really means “exclusion.”
Politics
Sept. 1 2017 6:34 PMWhite ElephantTrump has never been less popular—and never more clearly the head of a party of racial resentment.
Politics
Aug. 30 2017 7:20 PMHelp to Those Who Help ThemselvesThe GOP is incoherent on federal disaster relief because the party doesn’t believe in it.
Trumpcast
Aug. 25 2017 8:30 PMThe Complainer in ChiefDonald Trump has spent his week attacking the media and his political opponents. What else is new?
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2017 11:33 PMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: The Night King
The Slatest
Aug. 17 2017 9:47 AMRemoving Confederate Memorials Doesn’t Mean Washington and Jefferson Are Next
Trumpcast
Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PMThe Press Conference That Did Him In?Will Trump become a lame-duck president?
Politics
Aug. 12 2017 7:46 PMThis Was a White-Power Movement Showing Its StrengthIt achieved a chilling success in Charlottesville—and then received a president’s validation.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 10 2017 5:15 PMThe “Like the World Has Never Seen” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, sanctuary cities, and the fired Google engineer.
Politics
Aug. 9 2017 1:48 PM“Diversity” Is Not EnoughThe way we’re forced to define affirmative action has opened the door to its endangerment.
Politics
Aug. 2 2017 4:14 PMThe Paralyzed CriticRepublican Sen. Jeff Flake is dismayed by what his party has become under Trump—but acts powerless to do anything about it.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2017 12:00 PMWill Confederate Be an Insensitive Disaster?The Culture Gabfest on HBO’s newly announced series.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 7:19 PMThe Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
Trumpcast
Sept. 14 2017 9:58 AMThe Party That Can’t GovernDonald Trump is governing like a Republican—and so far the Republicans have proved incapable of governing.
Politics
Sept. 11 2017 2:54 PMDonald Trump Is Not an IndependentIn every way that matters, he is a Republican president leading a Republican administration.
Politics
Sept. 5 2017 6:35 PMTrump Can’t Score a WinHis inability to get anything through a Congress run by his own party is becoming an unprecedented failure.
Trumpcast
Sept. 1 2017 10:11 AMLessons for a RecoveryRacially discriminatory policies displaced thousands of New Orleans residents after Katrina. How can we ensure the same doesn’t happen after Harvey?
Politics
Aug. 28 2017 6:57 PMA Fetishization of “Law and Order”Trump wants nothing more than an unaccountable Joe Arpaio and the militarization of the police.
Politics
Aug. 23 2017 10:43 AMTrump’s Phoenix Rally Was EmbarrassingThe president is caught in a vicious cycle of failure and rage.
Politics
Aug. 17 2017 5:35 PMWhite Americans Have to Make a ChoiceThe fight over Confederate monuments is a fight over who this country is for. And only white Americans can end it.
Politics
Aug. 16 2017 7:53 PMThe GOP Can’t Hide From CharlottesvilleEven as the party rebukes Donald Trump’s remarks, it continues to enable his racist policies.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 9:48 PMThere Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 3:01 PMThe Bubble PresidentTrump lives in a fantasy of triumph. He will never do anything to win back the voters he’s lost.
Trumpcast
Aug. 10 2017 10:46 AMSeparate NarrativeTrump is making conservative media more of what it already was.
Politics
Aug. 7 2017 7:45 PMTrump Is a Marked ManPotential primary challenges to the president in 2020 could be a sign of doom for him—and his party.
Politics
Aug. 1 2017 3:27 PMWhy Chaos Rules at the White HouseAnd why even John Kelly is probably powerless to impose order onto it.
Politics
July 28 2017 8:29 PMThe Future of Universal Health Care Is MedicaidThe ACA still stands because of how important it’s become. Democrats, take note.

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