MT. PLEASANT, S.C.—I'm on the campaign trail, pretty literally, all day today, and will have a piece later about a confoundingly simple special election for Congress. The basic story is that Mark Sanford's relentless campaign to tie moderate Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch to Nancy Pelosi has allowed him to stay in the game and maybe win.
The 3-D printed gun is here, and it ... looks like a gun you'd make with a 3-D printer. Chuck Schumer and Steve Israel are taking the lead in the Senate and House, respectively, on renewing the ban on plastic weapons. It's never been controversial before—it cleared 400 votes 25 years ago. Will it be controversial now?
Stephen Hayes tells the unclassified tale of the Benghazi talking points, which will occupy House Republicans all week.
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?
A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull
Subprime Loans Are Back
And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.
It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.