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Which Often Derided ’90s Alt-Rock Band Did Slate Famously Declare Was “Good”?

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13.04.2024 30

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The Slatest for Feb. 9: Joe Biden Has Always Been Gaffe-y. So How Bad Is This, Really?

Tweet Share Share Comment It’s been a gaffe-filled week for Joe Biden—and to top it all off, a report from the DOJ special...

10.02.2024 10

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The Slatest for Feb. 8: The Supreme Court Sides With Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment It seems pretty clear that the Supreme Court isn’t going to let individual states like Colorado...

09.02.2024 3

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The Slatest for Feb. 7: Will Trump’s SCOTUS Case Be Like Bush v. Gore All Over Again?

Tweet Share Share Comment The Supreme Court is poised to consider two major cases that could influence the U.S. presidential...

08.02.2024 10

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The Slatest for Feb. 6: Will the Supreme Court Let Trump’s Election Interference Trial Move Forward?

Tweet Share Share Comment An appeals court has officially rejected Trump’s argument that he should be immune from prosecution...

07.02.2024 50

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The Slatest for Feb. 5: The Supreme Court Has Another Chance to Kill the Voting Rights Act

Tweet Share Share Comment Last week, the 8th Circuit court dealt a potentially fatal blow to the (already weakened) Voting...

06.02.2024 10

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The Slatest for Feb. 2: A Big Defeat for Republican Hardball Tactics

Tweet Share Share Comment Last year, 10 Republican state senators in Oregon tried to block a whole host of Democratic...

03.02.2024 20

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The Slatest for Feb. 1: Fani Willis Really Could Have Handled This Better

Tweet Share Share Comment Nothing has been proved about the misconduct allegations against Fani Willis, the prosecutor who...

02.02.2024 7

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The Slatest for Jan. 31: What Residents of the Texas Border Town at the Center of the Immigration Debate Really Want

Tweet Share Share Comment Greg Abbott is fighting Joe Biden over a small border town’s community park—and the Supreme Court...

01.02.2024 6

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The Slatest for Jan. 30: What a 2022 Prediction About Trump Not Running for President Misunderstood

Tweet Share Share Comment Two years ago, Jeremy Stahl predicted that Trump wouldn’t run for president again in 2024. Well, he...

31.01.2024 20

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The Slatest for Jan. 29: What to Make of That $83.6 Million Price Tag

Tweet Share Share Comment $83.6 Million  The verdict came in late in the afternoon on Friday, after the jury only needed a...

30.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 26: A Preview of How Trump Will Act on Trial

26.01.2024 20

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The Slatest for Jan. 25: Mitch McConnell Acknowledges the Congressional Pickle He Finds Himself In

Tweet Share Share Comment What exactly is happening with this border bill Congress is expecting? Senate Minority Leader Mitch...

26.01.2024 20

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The Slatest for Jan. 24: If Biden Doesn’t Change His Strategy, He Will Lose to Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment New Hampshire should have been the state most predisposed to Nikki Haley, the one she could win....

25.01.2024 70

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The Slatest for Jan. 23: Why New Hampshire Will Likely Embarrass Biden

Tweet Share Share Comment Tonight is the New Hampshire primary—for the Republicans, at least. For the Democrats, officially,...

24.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 22: There’s Something Fishy About This Supreme Court Case

Tweet Share Share Comment Something stinks in the Supreme Court—and it’s not just because the pair of cases it’s...

23.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 19: The Law Won’t Stop Trump From Becoming President Again—but This Might

Tweet Share Share Comment The Iowa caucuses really drove home that Trump is back—and even if his criminal trials go ahead as...

20.01.2024 7

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The Slatest for Jan. 18: Texas Is Trying to Incite a Violent Clash at the Border. Where Is the Supreme Court?

Tweet Share Share Comment Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the state’s National Guard to block Border Patrol agents from...

19.01.2024 30

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The Slatest for Jan. 17: Tech-Bro Billionaires Have Found a New Candidate to Line Up Behind

Tweet Share Share Comment Now that Vivek Ramaswamy is out of the presidential race, billionaire tech bros are suddenly lining up...

18.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 16: One Reason DeSantis’ Big Gamble on Iowa Didn’t Pay Off

Tweet Share Share Comment Well! Trump won the Iowa caucuses handily last night—and while the result isn’t surprising, it...

17.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 12: We’re Getting a Preview of Trump’s Chaotic Legal Strategy, and It Doesn’t Bode Well for Jack Smith

Tweet Share Share Comment Trump’s New York fraud trial is giving us a preview of the legal strategy he’ll probably deploy in...

13.01.2024 30

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The Slatest for Jan. 11: The Town Hall Question That Tripped Up Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment Last night there was yet another GOP presidential primary debate, and this time only three candidates...

12.01.2024 9

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Congress Isn’t Divided Into Two Parties. It’s Divided Into 16 Warring Cliques. We Dug Up Them All.

It’s not just the presidency. It’s an election year for the House and Senate too, and all the coalitions on Capitol Hill will be scrapping for...

11.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 10: Is There an Amount of Money That Could Get Trump to Shut His Mouth?

Tweet Share Share Comment On Tuesday, E. Jean Carroll will be taking Trump to court once again. Having already affirmed that the...

11.01.2024 70

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The Slatest for Jan. 9: Trump’s Horrifying Presidential Immunity Argument Gets Its Day in Appeals Court

Tweet Share Share Comment Today, Trump’s legal team got to lay out their case for why he should enjoy absolute immunity for...

10.01.2024 20

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The Slatest for Jan. 8: The Lessons We Need to Learn From Jan. 6 in 2024

Tweet Share Share Comment The third anniversary of the Jan. 6 attempted coup passed over the weekend, shrouded in an...

09.01.2024 5

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The Slatest for Jan. 5: The Golden Wedding Completely Missed the Point of The Golden Bachelor

Tweet Share Share Comment So, how was Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner’s much-anticipated televised wedding to show winner Theresa...

06.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 4: The Storm at Harvard Is Big News, Whether You Like It or Not

Tweet Share Share Comment The U.S. media, and particularly the New York Times, have gotten some flak for their voluminous...

05.01.2024 10

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The Slatest for Jan. 3: A Life-or-Death Abortion Case Is Heading for SCOTUS

Tweet Share Share Comment A federal court just set the stage for the Supreme Court to decide on the biggest abortion case since...

04.01.2024 30

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The Slatest for Jan. 2: A Guide to Quitting Things Correctly

Tweet Share Share Comment It’s 2024! We hope you had a lovely holiday season and that your year is off to a good start so far....

03.01.2024 7

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The Chaos Monsters and MVPs of 2023

Once again, it’s time to look back on the year that was. Behold: Slate’s unofficial guide to 2023’s biggest winners and losers, debased jokers,...

27.12.2023 9

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The Slatest for Dec. 21: The Supreme Court Can’t Be Trusted to Handle the Trump Cases

Tweet Share Share Comment Programming note: The Slatest will be off for the holiday season as of tomorrow! We’ll be back in...

22.12.2023 20

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The Slatest for Dec. 20: Why Taking Trump off the Ballot Would Be a Disaster

Tweet Share Share Comment The Colorado Supreme Court decided on Tuesday that the 14th Amendment bars Trump from appearing on the...

21.12.2023 30

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The Slatest for Dec. 19: Well-To-Do Families’ New Trick for Giving Their Kids an Edge

Tweet Share Share Comment Ambitious, well-to-do families have found a new way to give their kids an edge without resorting to...

20.12.2023 10

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The Slatest for Dec. 18: A Grim Milestone for Killer Cars

Tweet Share Share Comment An irresistible trend took hold in American cars 50 years ago, and now we’re all paying the price....

19.12.2023 8

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The Slatest for Dec. 15: Does Nikki Haley Actually Even Want to Beat Trump?

Tweet Share Share Comment We’re one month out from the Iowa caucuses … and Nikki Haley doesn’t seem like she’s really...

16.12.2023 4

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The Slatest for Dec. 14: Will Trump’s First 2024 Criminal Trial Be Delayed?

Tweet Share Share Comment Up until last week, it seemed like we’d be seeing Trump’s first 2024 criminal trial—the federal...

15.12.2023 30

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The Slatest for Dec. 13: The Supreme Court Is Going to Consider the Legality of the Abortion Pill

Tweet Share Share Comment The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about the legality of medication abortion this...

14.12.2023 7

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The Slatest for Dec. 12: The Must-Watch Movies That Came Out This Year

Tweet Share Share Comment In 2023, the movies went big. They were artistically ambitious. They became entire viewing events....

13.12.2023 20

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The Slatest for Dec. 11: The Secret Messages Hiding in One of the Most Popular ’90s Shows

Tweet Share Share Comment Did you know there were radical messages hiding inside the most popular prime-time soap of the 1990s?...

12.12.2023 2

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The Slatest for Dec. 8: The Best Gifts Under $25

Tweet Share Share Comment If you’re scrambling to finish up your holiday shopping and you’re getting stressed about how much...

09.12.2023 10

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The Slatest for Dec. 7: Members of Congress Are Fleeing in Droves

Tweet Share Share Comment Apparently, becoming the first House speaker to be voted out of the job was a bit rich for Kevin...

08.12.2023 20

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The Slatest for Dec. 6: The Parents Left Behind

Tweet Share Share Comment A week after the Hamas-Israel conflict ignited, a horrific hate crime happened stateside—a landlord...

07.12.2023 10

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The Slatest for Dec. 5: Important People Are Realizing How Bad CLEAR Is for Airports

Tweet Share Share Comment The Sunday after Thanksgiving broke a record for the most highly trafficked day for people getting...

06.12.2023 20

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The Slatest for Dec. 4: A Double Blow to Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment As of now, Trump’s federal election interference trial—this is the one in Washington—is set to...

05.12.2023 8

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The Slatest for Dec. 1: The Heartbreak of The Golden Bachelor Finale

Tweet Share Share Comment The Golden Bachelor finally made his decision—and Slate editor-in-chief Hillary Frey may never...

02.12.2023 20

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The Slatest for Nov. 30: Yes, Elon Musk Might Actually Want to Kill Twitter

Tweet Share Share Comment Elon Musk is once again raising eyebrows for his puzzling business decisions. This time, it’s for...

01.12.2023 50

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The Slatest for Nov. 29: Two Types of People Are Still Listening to Donald Trump

Tweet Share Share Comment When Trump first ran for president in the 2016 cycle, a lot of people justified their support for him...

30.11.2023 20

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The Slatest for Nov. 28: One Side Effect of the Strange Dynamics of the 2024 GOP Presidential Primary

Tweet Share Share Comment If you’ve been keeping up with reports on the upcoming Iowa caucus, you might have noticed some...

29.11.2023 10

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The Slatest for Nov. 27: One Big Advantage Trump Has Over the Rest of the GOP Field

Tweet Share Share Comment It seems that skipping all of the GOP primary debates—while simultaneously, you know, facing 91...

28.11.2023 10

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