Josh Voorhees Josh Voorhees

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

Politics
July 28 2014 7:35 PMHeat or EatHouse Republicans looking to slash food stamps are determined to close a loophole that doesn’t exist.
Politics
July 20 2014 9:30 PMFire StarterThe West’s wildfires will likely get worse before they get better.
Politics
July 7 2014 4:50 PMObama’s Border BetThe president says there’s a “humanitarian crisis” at the border—so why is he treating it as a simple immigration problem?
Politics
June 17 2014 11:53 PMHeavyweight ChampsThe Republicans who want to cut Michelle Obama’s healthy school lunches come from some of the most obese states in the union.
Politics
June 3 2014 4:49 PMThe White House’s Clever New Way to Sell Americans on Tackling Climate Change
Politics
May 21 2014 3:58 PMGoing to Pot?It hasn’t caused the havoc opponents predicted, but Colorado’s bold marijuana experiment is having some unexpected consequences.
The Slatest
May 19 2014 9:32 AMWatch Jill Abramson Speak Publicly For the First Time Since She Was Fired from the New York Times
Politics
May 12 2014 5:20 PMThe Solution That Shall Not Be NamedThe nation’s roads and bridges are crumbling. How long can the White House and Congress ignore the common-sense fix staring them in the face?
Politics
April 23 2014 12:07 PMThe Tea Party Wants to Help You Go SolarUtility companies are waging war on the solar industry. But the clean energy movement has found an unexpected ally in their fight.
Weigel
April 18 2014 2:51 PMDid Enough “Young Invincibles” Sign Up for Obamacare?
The Slatest
April 10 2014 12:13 PMIt's Official: Stephen Colbert Tapped to Replace David Letterman
The Slatest
April 9 2014 4:28 PMSlatest PM: How the Knife-Wielding Student Was Ultimately Stopped
The Slatest
April 9 2014 10:41 AMMH370 Search Team Hopes to Find Wreckage "Within Matter of Days"
The Slatest
April 8 2014 11:11 AMOscar Pistorius' Sobs Bring an Early End to Court Action
The Slatest
April 7 2014 10:07 AM"A Most Promising Lead": MH370 Search Detects Underwater Signals
Politics
July 25 2014 11:14 AMA Budget Cut by Any Other NamePaul Ryan is promising his sweeping poverty reforms won’t mean less money for the poor. History says otherwise.
Politics
July 10 2014 4:33 PMBlood on the Fourth of JulyChicago’s deadly, gun-fueled holiday weekend was only marginally worse than last year’s deadly, gun-fueled holiday weekend.
Politics
June 30 2014 9:07 AMA City of ConvictsThe statistical sleight of hand that makes the U.S. crime rate seem lower than it really is.
Politics
June 10 2014 12:15 PMYes, We Cannabis Has the legalization of marijuana in America become inevitable?
Politics
June 3 2014 9:42 AMSouth Carolina’s Nuclear-Infused PorkThe federal government is spending billions on a one-of-a-kind energy project that it no longer wants. 
Slate Plus
May 19 2014 11:06 AM“I’m Only One Man, Plotz!”The art and panic of running the Slatest.
Politics
May 16 2014 3:48 PMDown on the FarmWhy do American farmers need some of the strongest anti-whistleblower laws in the land?
Politics
May 5 2014 2:05 PMConspiracy, In TheoryHow right-wing scaremongering about a U.N. global takeover has evolved into a surprisingly effective political strategy across the country.
Weigel
April 18 2014 4:49 PMWe Won’t Get a Final Decision on Keystone XL Until After the Midterm Elections
Weigel
April 17 2014 4:32 PMObamacare’s Enrollment Figures Just Got Even Better
The Slatest
April 10 2014 10:59 AMObamacare's Enrollment Numbers Just Got Even Better
The Slatest
April 9 2014 11:11 AMUpwards of 20 Injured During Stabbing Spree at Pa. High School
The Slatest
April 8 2014 12:01 PMA Pakistani Baby Accused of Attempted Murder Is Now on the Lam
The Slatest
April 7 2014 10:37 AMSCOTUS Won't Hear Appeal From Wedding Photographer Who Refused to Shoot Same-Sex Ceremony
The Slatest
April 4 2014 5:02 PMSlatest PM: Colbert Rumored to Be Front-Runner to Replace Letterman

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