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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Lexicon Valley
Feb. 26 2015 11:56 AM Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-sters Overheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.