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What Mueller Might Have on Manafort

Two FBI surveillance orders suggest that the special counsel sees Trump’s former campaign chairman as the key to the Russia investigation.

Politics
Sept. 22 2017 10:28 PMThe Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
War Stories
Sept. 22 2017 3:14 PMTrump Has No Good Reason to Scrap the Iran DealThe reasons his administration has put forth are dishonest and will make us less secure.
Interrogation
Sept. 22 2017 12:43 PM“There’s No Office Left to Run For”New Yorker editor David Remnick on the rawness of Clinton’s What Happened—and his hopes for Obama’s presidential memoir.
Politics
Sept. 21 2017 7:40 PMNo Truth, No ConsequencesEvery attempt to repeal Obamacare has been built on lies. Graham-Cassidy is no different.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 21 2017 12:06 PMUnilateral Rocket ManDonald Trump is ignoring his duty under the War Powers Act to consult Congress about North Korea.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2017 5:21 PMObergefell Is Already Under AttackTrump is laying the groundwork to overturn marriage equality.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 1:44 PMOur DemagogueFor the first time at the U.N., the American president was just another populist thug.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 7:19 PMThe Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 19 2017 1:43 PMTime to Protect Our DemocracyAnthony Kennedy should follow Byron White’s guidance and strike down partisan gerrymandering.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 11:23 AMAll Tribes Are Not EqualAndrew Sullivan’s simplistic diagnosis—and unrealistic cure—for what ails us.
Crime
Sept. 18 2017 9:22 PMNo One Becomes a Cop Because It’s SafeThe shooting of a Georgia Tech student reminds us that police officers need to accept the risk that comes with showing restraint.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 18 2017 6:00 PMWho Are You Calling Lawless?The Trump administration says sanctuary cities are rule-breakers. But it’s the federal government that keeps losing in court.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 18 2017 11:04 AMShould a Judge Rely on the Law or His Own Common Sense?A dialogue on legal pragmatism and finding the “sensible” decision.
Politics
Sept. 18 2017 5:50 AM“I Am a Working-Class Guy” 
A Wisconsin ironworker is the Democratic Party’s new star. Does he have anything to offer besides his image?
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.
The Angle
Sept. 22 2017 5:24 PMThe Angle: Death Knell EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Iran deal, MoviePass, and Graham-Cassidy’s chances.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2017 1:41 PMThe “Alaska Purchase” Is Probably UnconstitutionalRepublican leaders can’t buy off Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s vote this way.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 22 2017 5:52 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Sept. 21 2017 6:39 PMThe Angle: I, Radical EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s North Korea threats, Battle of the Sexes, and how young Muslim Americans radicalize.
The Angle
Sept. 20 2017 6:15 PMThe Angle: Obergefell Next EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Graham-Cassidy, Netflix and stand-up, and the threat to gay marriage.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 2:01 PMIt Wasn’t GridlockThe cynical reason why Republicans called off bipartisan talks to stabilize Obamacare.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 11:13 AMWhy Democrats Should Love the GOP Health Care PlanGraham-Cassidy could turn a red electoral map blue.
The Angle
Sept. 19 2017 6:24 PMThe Angle: Rocket Man EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on sanctuary cities, charter schools, and Trump’s speech at the U.N.
War Stories
Sept. 19 2017 1:39 PMTrump’s Dark Vision for the WorldHis U.N. speech used his “America First” doctrine to justify dangerous hostility toward our enemies.
Interrogation
Sept. 19 2017 7:15 AMMerkel’s LegacyAs Germany prepares to head to the polls, the chancellor’s exhausted, Europe’s in shambles, and a neo-Nazi party is on the rise.
The Angle
Sept. 18 2017 6:12 PMThe Angle: Gaping Chasm EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Emmys, the new health care bill, and the racial wealth gap.
War Stories
Sept. 18 2017 1:25 PMTrump’s First U.N. Appearance Was a ClunkerBut why is the United Nations so worried about bureaucracy at a time like this?
Roads & Kingdoms
Sept. 18 2017 10:50 AMThe Secret History of America’s Oldest Tofu ShopThe Japanese immigrants who brought tofu to America, decades before hippies and health nuts discovered it.
Open Thread
Sept. 18 2017 12:01 AMThe Birth of Grey OwlJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Sept. 18.
Politics
Sept. 15 2017 9:27 PMBerkeley’s BindAfter being mocked by the right-wing media in advance of Ben Shapiro's speech, the school now faces angry students, frustrated faculty, and the return of Milo.

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