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Feb. 22 2011 3:56 PMThe Thin-Skinned Sarah Palin
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Jan. 25 2011 12:57 PMWhat's the Matter With Washington
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Jan. 14 2011 2:53 PM"No Incumbent Is Safe"
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Nov. 18 2010 12:06 PMWhen the Going Gets Tough...
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March 1 2010 6:10 PMCooking Is a Great Hobby, But It's Just a Hobby
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Jan. 21 2010 11:34 AMWhat We Can Learn From Ayla Brown
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Nov. 7 2009 10:07 PMChoose Between Health Care and Abortion
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Jan. 28 2011 11:06 AMIs Facebook Making Its Original Audience Miserable?
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Jan. 21 2011 4:16 PMAmy Chua's Husband Isn't a Tiger Dad, He's a Western Mom
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Jan. 11 2011 11:24 AMAnyone Could Have Requested a Mental Health Evaluation for Jared Lee Loughner
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Dec. 13 2010 5:49 PMPositively Annoying
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Oct. 27 2010 4:49 PMTodd Lally Has "Never Seen" Gender Discrimination, Therefore It Does Not Exist
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Oct. 12 2010 7:32 AMIt Doesn't Always Get Better
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Sept. 20 2010 6:38 PMLet Rick Perry Have a Boys' Night
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June 9 2010 9:58 AMBlanche Lincoln Survives, for Now
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March 16 2010 3:38 PMVictims of Their Own Decisions
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Jan. 28 2010 11:40 AMThe New York Times Has Found the "Last Great Catch"
Faith-based
Dec. 24 2009 7:08 AMThe New Holiday TraditionWhat's an "authentic" Christmas celebration?
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Oct. 28 2009 5:34 PMThe Woman Speaking Up for Injured NFL Players
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Sept. 16 2009 4:57 PM23-Year-Olds Aren't Delusional, They're Poor
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 4 2009 11:00 AMNo Doctor in the House, a Talking Cure, and Wiki MalaiseThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Aug. 26 2009 6:09 PMLegacy BuildingDoes Washington have anything just waiting to be named after Ted Kennedy?

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