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Dec. 26 2012 2:12 PMPundit Audit 2012Here’s what I got wrong in the most exciting election year since 2008.
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Dec. 5 2012 1:51 PMThe Secrets of the 2012 CampaignObama and Romney’s top strategists reveal their hidden hopes, fears, and a few lessons from this year’s presidential contest.
View From Chicago
Nov. 26 2012 1:10 PMWhy Did Asian Americans Mostly Vote for President Obama?Democrats court them, Republicans may alienate them.
Politics
Nov. 16 2012 5:27 PMTax Hike NationRepublicans always talk tough about not raising taxes. Now they know they have to cut a deal.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 16 2012 2:49 PMThe All In GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Petraeus affair, President Obama’s news conference on Benghazi and the fiscal cliff, and the Supreme Court’s review of the Voting Rights Act.
Politics
Nov. 15 2012 5:21 PMHow To Run a Killer CampaignThe president’s campaign manager explains how the Obama campaign did it.
Politics
Nov. 14 2012 5:36 PMIf We Lose, It Was StolenWhy conservatives still think urban voter fraud rigged the election.
Moneybox
Nov. 14 2012 11:00 AMObama Did Worse In Places With Stronger Labor Market Recoveries
Moneybox
Nov. 13 2012 1:46 PMRick Perry: The Candidate Who Might Have Been
Moneybox
Nov. 12 2012 12:30 PMWould You Hire a Successful Politician To Run Your Business?
Moneybox
Nov. 11 2012 12:01 PMThe Biggest Question in 2013 Public Policy—Do House Republicans Want To Accomplish Anything?
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 10 2012 6:45 AMObama Again, Bond Is Back, and Pot Is Legal (In Two States)The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Politics
Nov. 9 2012 6:48 PMWhy the Tea Party FailedAnd why its next battle will be with the GOP.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 9 2012 3:19 PMThe 72 Percent White GabfestListen to Slate's show about President Obama’s re-election, the future of the GOP, and ballot victories for marriage equality and marijuana decriminalization.
Explainer
Nov. 9 2012 12:27 PMCharles Darwin Got 4,000 Votes in GeorgiaWhat happens when a protest candidate wins an election?
Moneybox
Dec. 20 2012 9:12 AMGDP Revised Upwards, GDI Revised Downward
Politics
Dec. 3 2012 7:09 PM“The Socially Awkward Do It Better”Meet the hip geeks who outwitted Mitt Romney and the Republicans.
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Nov. 21 2012 7:45 AMTen Articles To Help You Explain This Election to Your RelativesWant to be the most informed person at the table and convert your in-laws?
Sports Nut
Nov. 16 2012 4:59 PMMiguel Cabrera Is Mitt RomneyThe Tigers slugger was the candidate of old white men. Lucky for him, that’s who decides baseball’s MVP awards.
Behold
Nov. 16 2012 10:16 AMNew Photo Shows How Michelle Enjoyed That Victory Hug
Moneybox
Nov. 15 2012 9:28 AMWhen Republicans Win, They Do Better With Voters At All Income Levels
Moneybox
Nov. 14 2012 5:06 PMRepublicans Could Learn A Lot From Obama's "Make People's Lives Better" Strategy
Moneybox
Nov. 13 2012 2:18 PMThe Auto Bailout Didn't Save Obama
Moneybox
Nov. 13 2012 10:26 AMThe White Vote Declines as It Usually Does
Moneybox
Nov. 12 2012 10:37 AMIf Republicans Were Really Surprised by the Election Result, We Should Worry About Their Policies
Longform
Nov. 10 2012 7:36 AMThe Longform Guide to Presidential LosersRomney, McCain, Kerry, Gore—a collection of stories about life after losing the big one.
Politics
Nov. 9 2012 9:15 PMWhy Romney Never Saw It ComingHe was the numbers guy. But in the end his numbers were all wrong.
The Spectator
Nov. 9 2012 6:29 PMHow Bruce Springsteen Elected Barack ObamaSandy, Snooki, Christie, Bruce, and Barack.
Map of the Week
Nov. 9 2012 3:06 PMIf States Were as Big as Their Vote CountsA cartogram of votes cast, state by state.
View From Chicago
Nov. 9 2012 11:55 AMCitizens United Is Still Worth HatingEven though the fat-cat super PACs lost at the polls.

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