Michael Grunwald

Michael Grunwald, a staff reporter for the Washington Post, is the author of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise.

The Zeitgeist Checklist
Feb. 3 2007 1:00 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Extra Articulate EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Jan. 20 2007 7:07 AMZeitgeist Checklist: Barack Obama, Presidential ExplorerWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Dec. 30 2006 6:31 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Jerry Ford EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Dec. 16 2006 7:59 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Earmark-Free EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Nov. 17 2006 6:52 PMZeitgeist Checklist, Quagmire EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Nov. 4 2006 7:05 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Kerry's Back EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Oct. 20 2006 6:42 PMZeitgeist Checklist: Still Turning the CornerWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Oct. 7 2006 7:50 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Underage Page EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Aug. 5 2006 8:10 AMThe Zeitgeist ChecklistWhat Washington is talking about this week.
Politics
Nov. 10 2003 11:06 AMRiver BlindnessThe Army Corps of Engineers' continuing campaign to pour concrete into the Mississippi.
Politics
Jan. 15 2002 11:21 AMNYSE Guys Finish FirstWhy did Rudy Giuliani give the New York Stock Exchange a billion-dollar handout?
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Jan. 26 2007 6:59 PMZeitgeist Checklist: SOTU, So What?What Washington is talking about this week.
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Jan. 13 2007 6:51 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Escalation/Surge EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Dec. 22 2006 6:22 PMZeitgeist Checklist, Miss USA EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Dec. 8 2006 6:38 PMZeitgeist Checklist, Iraq Study Group EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Nov. 10 2006 6:28 PMZeitgeist Checklist, Landslide EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Oct. 28 2006 7:15 AMZeitgeist Checklist, Course-Staying EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Oct. 13 2006 6:49 PMZeitgeist Checklist, GOP Collapse EditionWhat Washington is talking about this week.
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Aug. 12 2006 7:22 AMThe Zeitgeist ChecklistWhat Washington is talking about this week.
Politics
March 3 2004 5:46 PMJohn Kerry's WafflesIf you don't like the Democratic nominee's views, just wait a week.
Politics
May 5 2003 6:08 PMThe Corps CoredThe Bushies take a big bite out of the Army Corps of Engineers budget.
Hey, Wait A Minute
June 15 2001 8:30 PMSwamp ThingThe plan to restore the Everglades is not what you think it is. 

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

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Future Tense
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Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.