Todd Purdum
Todd Purdum

Todd Purdum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Politico’s recently appointed senior writer; his book about the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be available in 2014

Political Gabfest
Aug. 2 2013 11:43 AMThe "Friend of My Enemy Is Not Aiding My Enemy" GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Bradley Manning verdict, Edward Snowden’s move, and the latest NSA revelations. Plus, the specter of Clinton fatigue.
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May 21 2015 2:34 PM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
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May 22 2015 3:45 AM Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.