Kara Brandeisky

Kara Brandeisky is a Slate intern and student at Georgetown University

Science
Dec. 26 2012 5:15 AMThe Top Newfound Species of 2012Meet the gorgeous, creepy, goofy plants and animals discovered this year.
Cocktail Chatter
Dec. 8 2012 7:00 AMTrolling, Santa Claus, and Koala PandemicsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 17 2012 7:05 AMGen. Petraeus, Texas Secession, and the Trendiest Guy in New York CityThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Nov. 6 2012 3:33 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today could still be Mitt Romney’s day.
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 3 2012 6:45 AMHurricane Sandy, Undecided Voters, and the Art that Enraged Big CoalThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Nov. 1 2012 2:10 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 30 2012 3:26 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 25 2012 4:06 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 23 2012 4:03 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Cocktail Chatter
Oct. 20 2012 7:30 AMPrehistoric Art, Scary Monkey Bars, and the Best States for Equal PayThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Oct. 18 2012 4:20 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 16 2012 4:03 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 11 2012 4:16 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 9 2012 1:58 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Cocktail Chatter
Oct. 6 2012 6:30 AMNobel Drama, Romney’s Knockout, and a Defense of Chick-LitThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Dec. 15 2012 7:00 AMHorror in Connecticut, The Hobbit, and White TigersThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Dec. 1 2012 7:00 AMUFOs, Butter Churns, and Cheating HeartsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 10 2012 6:45 AMObama Again, Bond Is Back, and Pot Is Legal (In Two States)The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Nov. 6 2012 3:25 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today may be Barack Obama’s best day.
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Nov. 1 2012 2:11 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 30 2012 3:27 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
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Oct. 25 2012 4:07 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 23 2012 4:03 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Future Tense
Oct. 23 2012 4:00 PMA Robot To Carve Your Jack-o-Lantern for You
Politics
Oct. 18 2012 4:20 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.
Politics
Oct. 16 2012 4:03 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Cocktail Chatter
Oct. 13 2012 6:30 AMNeanderthal DNA, Biden vs. Ryan, and Why the Taliban Fears Teenage GirlsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Oct. 11 2012 4:16 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 9 2012 1:55 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Mitt Romney.
Politics
Oct. 4 2012 4:31 PMA Ray of HopeWhy today was a good day for Barack Obama.

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  Slate Plus
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