How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone KnowingThe musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
Peak NegativityWe are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
The Kochs’ Political Ad MachineThe GOP’s Senate hopes have been energized by an ad blitz from the billionaire conservative brothers.
Wanna Be Ambassador to Argentina?It’ll cost you $500,000. A map of how much some of the plum ambassadorships go for nowadays.
Political DividendsThe elections are over. Who are the super PACs, politicians, and funders who got the best bang for their buck?
The Battle for the AirwavesDemocrats just buried their Republican opponents in an avalanche of TV ad buys across the key battleground states.
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Planned Parenthood Defunding Vote Shows How Much the Right-Wing Fringe Owns Republicans
Donald Trump Said It’s “Disgusting” to Pump Milk in Front of Colleagues. So We Found A Lady Who Did.
Behind the Year of Outrage Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014.
What Happens When We Get It Wrong? Slate’s Corrections Czar Talks About Our Policy on Errors and Typos.
We Don’t Really Care About Car Accidents Driving is horrifyingly dangerous. It doesn’t need to be this way.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?