Jamelle Bouie
Jamelle Bouie Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Trumpcast
Oct. 16 2017 12:35 PMThe Obama Backlash in Two PartsWhite racial resentment and the undoing of the Affordable Care Act.
Politics
Oct. 4 2017 12:23 PMThe Incredible Corrupting White HouseThe pervasive abuse of taxpayer money—and trust—will make our democracy harder to repair.
Books
Oct. 2 2017 5:55 AMWe Made Ta-Nehisi Coates Into a SymbolNow his new book forces us to consider him as a writer, nothing more and nothing less.
Politics
Sept. 29 2017 6:30 PMTrump’s Tax Cut Is a House of LiesBusiness as usual for this administration.
Trumpcast
Sept. 26 2017 9:25 AMTrumpcast Live From the Texas Tribune FestivalA panel discussion about white supremacy, Democrats in Texas, and the 2016 election.
Politics
Sept. 21 2017 7:40 PMNo Truth, No ConsequencesEvery attempt to repeal Obamacare has been built on lies. Graham-Cassidy is no different.
Politics
Sept. 17 2017 8:00 PMThe Wealth Gap Between Whites and Blacks Is WideningThe myth of racial equality is having real and devastating consequences.
Politics
Sept. 12 2017 6:58 PMSteve Bannon’s Intellectual Reputation Is a CharadeHis erudite-sounding arguments ignore facts and revise history to coincide with his nationalist worldview.
Politics
Sept. 6 2017 7:35 PMThe Wrong Side of the LawWhen the Trump administration refers to the “rule of law,” it really means “exclusion.”
Politics
Sept. 1 2017 6:34 PMWhite ElephantTrump has never been less popular—and never more clearly the head of a party of racial resentment.
Politics
Aug. 30 2017 7:20 PMHelp to Those Who Help ThemselvesThe GOP is incoherent on federal disaster relief because the party doesn’t believe in it.
Trumpcast
Aug. 25 2017 8:30 PMThe Complainer in ChiefDonald Trump has spent his week attacking the media and his political opponents. What else is new?
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2017 11:33 PMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: The Night King
The Slatest
Aug. 17 2017 9:47 AMRemoving Confederate Memorials Doesn’t Mean Washington and Jefferson Are Next
Trumpcast
Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PMThe Press Conference That Did Him In?Will Trump become a lame-duck president?
Politics
Oct. 11 2017 3:50 PMEd Gillespie Is Attempting a Trump Maneuver in VirginiaWhether he succeeds will be a crucial test of how far racist appeals go—and what kind works.
Politics
Oct. 2 2017 7:15 PMThere Is No “Hope” With Mass ShootingsEnding the violence will require a politics that doesn’t exist.
Politics
Oct. 1 2017 9:13 PMWhy Donald Trump Doesn’t Care About Puerto RicansHe promised a government for white America, and he’s fulfilling it.
Politics
Sept. 29 2017 4:24 PMGovernment by the Few“Minority rule” will enable the success of even more extreme candidates like Roy Moore—and Donald Trump.
Politics
Sept. 25 2017 9:11 PM“Us” Versus “Them”Trump’s obsession with the NFL protests above all else shows just whose president he is.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 7:19 PMThe Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
Trumpcast
Sept. 14 2017 9:58 AMThe Party That Can’t GovernDonald Trump is governing like a Republican—and so far the Republicans have proved incapable of governing.
Politics
Sept. 11 2017 2:54 PMDonald Trump Is Not an IndependentIn every way that matters, he is a Republican president leading a Republican administration.
Politics
Sept. 5 2017 6:35 PMTrump Can’t Score a WinHis inability to get anything through a Congress run by his own party is becoming an unprecedented failure.
Trumpcast
Sept. 1 2017 10:11 AMLessons for a RecoveryRacially discriminatory policies displaced thousands of New Orleans residents after Katrina. How can we ensure the same doesn’t happen after Harvey?
Politics
Aug. 28 2017 6:57 PMA Fetishization of “Law and Order”Trump wants nothing more than an unaccountable Joe Arpaio and the militarization of the police.
Politics
Aug. 23 2017 10:43 AMTrump’s Phoenix Rally Was EmbarrassingThe president is caught in a vicious cycle of failure and rage.
Politics
Aug. 17 2017 5:35 PMWhite Americans Have to Make a ChoiceThe fight over Confederate monuments is a fight over who this country is for. And only white Americans can end it.
Politics
Aug. 16 2017 7:53 PMThe GOP Can’t Hide From CharlottesvilleEven as the party rebukes Donald Trump’s remarks, it continues to enable his racist policies.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 9:48 PMThere Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.

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