Jamelle Bouie
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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

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July 22 2016 12:12 AMDonald Trump’s Speech Was Just Another ScamThe world he described doesn’t exist.
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July 19 2016 3:43 PMMelania’s Speech Was a Goof. The Rest of Monday Was a Horror Show.The GOP’s message: Fear brown people.
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July 18 2016 7:14 PMThe GOP Is Sick, and the Never Trump Floor Fight Was a SymptomParty unity? Trump's ass.
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July 15 2016 4:57 PMThe Traditionalist vs. the Train WreckTrump’s and Clinton’s responses to Nice go to the core of their political personas.
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July 13 2016 5:55 AMBernie’s ChangeThe triumph of the Sanders insurgency was to democratize fundraising, one small donation at a time. Will it remake liberal politics?
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July 8 2016 6:06 PMIs America Falling Apart or Finally Waking Up?Lessons from a week of violence.
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July 5 2016 5:34 PMOur Political Culture Doesn’t Know What to Do With Trump’s Explicit PrejudiceOnce-fraught ideas and symbols are now a routine matter of partisan combat. This is scary.
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June 28 2016 2:32 PMBernie Blew ItElizabeth Warren is the surrogate he was supposed to be. His supporters have become Clinton’s. How Sanders overplayed his hand.
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June 24 2016 6:17 PMEmbattled Whiteness Gave Us Brexit. It Won’t Give Us President Trump.The “Leave” vote was a move to reassert the racial hierarchies upended by global capitalism. Here’s why it could never happen here.
Political Gabfest
June 23 2016 5:28 PMThe “Show Me the Money” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s failed fundraising, a potential anti-immigrant right-wing, and Clinton’s choices for vice president.
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June 20 2016 6:02 PMThere Is No Donald Trump CampaignFiring your campaign manager is not a big deal when there’s nothing to manage.
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June 17 2016 1:09 PMWhether He Wins or Loses, We’re Stuck With TrumpTrump is reportedly thinking about his next grift: a cable news network.
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June 15 2016 6:12 PMTrump Is His Party’s Cross to BearBut how will Republicans bear him?
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June 14 2016 12:15 AMWhy Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
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June 8 2016 6:03 PMWhy Can’t Republicans Distance Themselves From Donald Trump?They’re afraid.
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July 20 2016 6:02 PMThe Message of the RNC Is Clear and TerrifyingRepressive white nationalism has supplanted small government as the creed of the GOP.
The Slatest
July 18 2016 10:05 PMThe Paranoid Scene at the America First Unity Rally in Cleveland
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July 15 2016 5:00 PMRacial Discontent Is Rising, but That’s Not Obama’s FaultThe anti-anti-racism of the right.
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July 13 2016 4:28 PMDonald Trump’s Other Demographic ProblemTrump is headed for a historic loss with a crucial group of whites.
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July 11 2016 5:07 PMWhat Bernie Sanders Has WonThe Democratic platform is a monument to his campaign.
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July 5 2016 10:15 PMThe Perfect Hillary Clinton ScandalThe ginned-up, self-inflicted email controversy had something for everyone, conspiratorial conservatives and bed-wetting liberals alike.
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June 30 2016 5:42 PMCan Donald Trump Even Count on a Convention Polling Bounce?His rise defied political orthodoxy. His collapse just might, too.
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June 27 2016 6:25 PMIs Elizabeth Warren Really the Best Choice for Vice President?Only if you think the symbolism of her nomination is bigger than the hole she’ll leave in the Senate.
Political Gabfest
June 24 2016 1:36 PMBringing Down the HouseThe Political Gabfest takes a look at the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control.
The Slatest
June 23 2016 12:16 AMThe Democrats Are Changing. Their Unprecedented Sit-In Over Gun Control Is Proof.
Political Gabfest
June 20 2016 2:48 PMAre You Stuck Wearing Suit Jackets in the Summer Heat?Slate staffers share how they dress professionally on the campaign trail.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2016 7:40 PMThe “Brexit Pursued by a Bear” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orlando, the U.K.’s upcoming Brexit vote, and whether anti-Trump Democrats should protest the GOP convention.
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June 14 2016 6:36 PMTrump Declared War on American Muslims on MondayDon’t treat it like just another speech.
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June 13 2016 1:45 PMDoes Terrorism Help Donald Trump?His swaggering, self-aggrandizing response to the Orlando shooting revealed the GOP candidate’s terrifying electoral strengths and clear political weaknesses.
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June 7 2016 10:37 PMThe Process WorkedThe Democratic primaries weren’t rigged. Despite their flaws, they produced a nominee with wide support across the party.

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