The New York Times digs into the Mendendez donor story, and finds a tale of Jersey sleaze good enough for A1—but minus the unsubstantiated hooker stuff. Like I said yesterday, it's embedded tough enough in the Undernews to do damage.
Steve Sloan peeks inside the lonely world of tax reform.
Bruce Bartlett judges the GOP revival.
Mitch McConnell sounds less than disruptive about an immigration reform bill.
We need a good guest worker program. The one we have now is not working very well. So there’s a practical reality to needing a guest worker program, and I’m sure that will be a part of the final bill.
It's a good time to watch "How to Survive a Plague," now on Netflix.
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
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Even if You Don’t Like Batman, You Might Like Gotham
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.