What Democrats should do to capitalize on the defeat of Trumpcare.
It showed us how government by misogynists actually translates into policy.
Trump is trapped between the myth of his omnipotence and a desperate need to evade accountability for his administration’s failures.
The House’s hard-liners didn’t sink the American Health Care Act. The bill’s failures belong to Paul Ryan alone.
Neil Gorsuch’s chummy, back-slapping Supreme Court confirmation hearings should’ve been held beside a keg.
Slate’s daily newsletter on the death of the AHCA, Kellyanne Conway’s conflict, and everyone calling Trump a liar.
You can’t unite a party that is fundamentally divided.
President Obama’s senior aide Ronald Klain tells Dahlia Lithwick why it’s time for the Dems to take a stand.
Not just falsehood by falsehood, but as the defining feature of his presidency.
The Trump campaign’s Russia ties became clearer this week, and the president’s wiretapping allegations drew blowback.
And Donald Trump has said nothing.
Did you think confirmation hearings were for real questions?
It appears as though she hasn’t yet divested her polling firm. If that’s the case, it’s possible she’s committing a serious federal crime.
Slate’s daily newsletter on the pros and cons of filibusters, the president’s 1950s bed setup, and lawmakers really going too far with partisan...
His compromises on Trumpcare are making it harder, not easier, to pass.
There’s a secret, cynical reason Paul Ryan can’t give conservatives what they want on the American Health Care Act.
Congressional Republicans have proven they care more about loyalty to the president than their own principles, or even the law.
The shameful legacy of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams.
Slate’s daily newsletter on the GOP’s Trumpcare conundrum, Disney’s “exclusively gay” moment, and witches opposing fascism.
The magazine laid the foundations for the movement it now opposes.
It’s time to return to a Cold War mentality.
The president is using his office as a platform to contest the very nature of truth.
His signature legislative priority—repeal and replace Obamacare—doesn’t yet have the votes.
Why journalists should stop asking President Trump multipart questions.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s dangerous, unlawful decision to reassign a prosecutor because she opposes the death penalty.
How a lurid 19th-century memoir of sexual abuse produced one of the ugliest features of American politics.
A lot more than you might think.
Slate’s daily newsletter on misguided laptop bans, Gorsuch’s cruel judicial comments, and a biased House Committee.
With spare body parts stolen from Atticus Finch, Richie Cunningham, and Snoopy.
His evasive answers indicate that he believes it’s improper to speak of previous Supreme Court cases. He’s wrong.
Court reporters charge outrageous fees to reproduce trial transcripts. That’s bad for defendants, journalists, and democracy.
Republicans broke every rule to block Merrick Garland. Now, they’re outraged that anyone would challenge Neil Gorsuch.
That’s why they spent the Comey hearing defending Trump and Michael Flynn—and attacking the FBI.
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The second KKK shared a disquieting kinship with European fascist movements. Why did it fail to take over American politics?
The judge’s infamous dissent reveals he may not have the temperament to serve on the Supreme Court.
On Day 2 of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, it remains unclear.