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The Return of Jeb Bush

Why the goofy, patrician candidate is finally hitting his stride.

Politics
Feb. 7 2016 12:49 AMMarco Rubio Was a DisasterThe Florida senator was unprepared for an attack he should have seen coming.
Politics
Feb. 6 2016 10:58 PMChris Christie Won Saturday’s GOP DebateHe did it by beating up on a stunned Marco Rubio.
Slate Plus
Feb. 5 2016 6:25 PMBacon as a CloudThe Slate Plus Digest for Feb. 5.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 5 2016 3:14 PMAre Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 5 2016 12:40 PMChina’s Top DogsA growing number of Chinese pups and their owners are competing in high-end dog shows, but not without controversy.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 5 2016 3:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 11:32 PMBernie Wins the MSNBC Debate, NarrowlyHillary Clinton needed to land a punch. She didn’t.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 8:00 PMWhat Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Democratic DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 4:52 PMMarco Rubio’s SpinelessnessThe Florida senator attacks Obama for a perfectly normal speech about Muslims.
War Stories
Feb. 4 2016 4:33 PMHillary Clinton Told the Truth About Her Iraq War VoteHer foreign policy judgment can’t be understood without that context.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 9:00 AMGrowing Up With the BernBernie’s big brother talks about their childhood and the Vermont senator’s failed bid to be high school president.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 7:10 PMThe Iowa DelusionThe media says Trump lost Iowa and Rubio won. That’s insane.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 3:13 PMDonald Trump Torpedoed Rand PaulThe Kentucky senator’s ideas were no match for the real estate mogul’s racism and anti-black memes.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 10:30 AMThe GOP Horse RaceLiterally: an animation of the 2016 Republican presidential primary campaign as a horse race. 
Jurisprudence
Feb. 2 2016 5:36 PMIs an Anti-Abortion Activist With a Camera a Journalist?And what would that mean for journalism?
Politics
Feb. 6 2016 11:02 PMWho Won the GOP Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Politics
Feb. 6 2016 7:27 PMWhat Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Republican DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
Politics
Feb. 5 2016 5:10 PMWhy It’s Too Soon for Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco RubioHe should wait until that endorsement would do the most good.
Politics
Feb. 5 2016 1:10 PMWhat Does Marco Rubio Stand For?The senator’s chameleonlike nature makes him the GOP’s best hope to win the general election—if he can make it that far.
Metropolis
Feb. 5 2016 10:07 AMDoes Baltimore Need DeRay Mckesson?The Black Lives Matter activist has made the city’s mayoral election a lot more complicated. He may be just what it’s missing. 
Politics
Feb. 5 2016 2:10 AMBernie vs. Hillary Is Good for DemocratsThe big takeaway from the MSNBC debate is that the DNC should have held more debates.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 11:07 PMWho Won the Democratic Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 5:33 PMWhat Is a Bernie Sanders Progressive?The Vermont senator has chosen a very selective definition of progressive.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 4:40 PMHas Ted Cruz Lost His Mojo?After Iowa, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio are getting all the attention.
Politics
Feb. 4 2016 12:52 PMWhen Super PACs AttackWatch the money fly as they spend millions to tear down or bolster the candidates.
Foreigners
Feb. 4 2016 5:43 AMA Fortnight in LerosWhat I saw when I volunteered in a Greek refugee camp.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 5:11 PMJeb’s Futile Attacks on RubioBush’s super PAC spent millions trying to prevent the Florida senator from getting the outcome in Iowa he achieved. 
Crime
Feb. 3 2016 2:01 PMDoing Time in Solitary Is Unimaginably Hard. Getting Out Might Be Harder.Former inmates on the horror of the hole—and the terror of re-entry.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 9:35 AMTed Cruz Just Lied AgainThe Texas senator is now telling even bigger lies about his record on immigration.
Politics
Feb. 2 2016 4:02 PMHillary Clinton Is Entering the Tough StretchHer campaign and her candidacy will be tested in the next few weeks.

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