• By Slate   -   Jan 17, 2017

    HOW DO YOU INSPIRE WOMEN TO RUN FOR OFFICE? ELECT TRUMP

    A couple of days after the 2016 election,New Jersey patent attorney Rabiya Kader met up with a few female friends to regroup. Devastated...

    Congress, Donald Trump, Election, Running
    • By Slate   -   Jan 17, 2017

      I RAN FOR OFFICE AND WON

      You-yes, you-should be running for political office . But what would it entail, exactly? Slate spoke to four first-time candidates...

      Running
      • By Slate   -   Jan 17, 2017

        RUN FOR OFFICE

        On Friday, Donald J. Trump, liar, con man, bigot, serial assailant, former reality TV star, failed casino magnate, failed football...

        Running, Republicans, Health, Donald Trump
        • By Slate   -   Jan 16, 2017

          WHAT FRANKENSTEIN HAS TO DO WITH ANTI-VAXXERS

          In 1780, University of Bologna physician Luigi Galvani found something peculiar: When he applied an electric current to the legs of...

          • By Slate   -   Jan 16, 2017

            OBAMA'S LEGACY WON'T BE HIS POLITICAL ACHIEVEMENTS

            A decade ago, Barack Obama was already contemplating his presidential legacy. I know because I talked to him about it in 2006, during...

            Barack Obama
            • By Slate   -   Jan 16, 2017

              NOROVIRUS IS COMING

              Dread fills the parent who finds herself cleaning up kid vomit in the middle of night. I know because it happened to me last weekend....

              U.S.
              • By Slate   -   Jan 16, 2017

                WE'RE GOING TO NEED THAT $4,000 BACK

                When Kristin Hook, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland, found out in early November that she would receive a raise...

                • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                  WHY AREN'T MORE DEMOCRATS RALLYING AROUND JOHN LEWIS?

                  A new conventional wisdom is emerging among Very Serious People in Washington, D.C. It essentially holds that while Russia intervened...

                  Election, Donald Trump, Democrats
                  • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                    THE BALLPOINT PEN EDITION

                    Listen to Episode No. 140 of Slate Money:

                    • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                      ONE LAST TIME

                      Welcome to the final Slate Plus Digest of the Obama era. I'll be doing that all week, probably: Here I am, taking out the trash for...

                      • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                        A TERRORISM THRILLER TO CURL UP TO

                        In its sixth season, after having engaged in geopolitical crises in Iran, Pakistan, and Germany, Homeland arrives in Brooklyn. The...

                        • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                          BUYER BEWARE

                          In a nearly unprecedented move, President-elect Donald Trump not once but twice this week met with executives of very large firms and...

                          Election, Donald Trump
                          • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                            JAMELLE BOUIE ON THE TRUMP CABINET

                            Listen to Episode 659 of Slate 's The Gist:

                            • By Slate   -   Jan 14, 2017

                              WHY DOES DONALD TRUMP CONTINUE TO DEFEND RUSSIA AND ATTACK U.S. INTELLIGENCE?

                              I don't believe Donald Trump colluded with Russia to hack the Democratic National Committee. I don't think anyone working on Trump's...

                              U.S., Donald Trump, Democrats
                              • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                JASON CHAFFETZ DOESN'T CARE ABOUT ETHICS

                                It is going to be practically impossible for Donald Trump to take office next Friday and stay on the right side of the Constitution's...

                                Donald Trump
                                • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                  THE ANGLE: OREGON PROBLEMS EDITION

                                  Don't know, don't care: On Thursday, during Ben Carson's confirmation hearings for the position of secretary of housing and urban development,...

                                  • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                    THE BEST OF SLATE PODCASTS

                                    In this edition of our members-only podcast digest, listen to the best segments of the week:

                                    • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                      THE CHEAPER, GENERIC “EPIPEN” IS GREAT

                                      EpiPens, devices commonly used to deliver the epinephrine necessary to keep airways open during severe allergic reactions, particularly...

                                      • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                        MAKE AMERICA LATE AGAIN

                                        Reporters covering Donald Trump waited 167 days between press conferences . On Wednesday morning, journalists waited another 14 minutes...

                                        Election, Donald Trump
                                        • By Slate   -   Jan 13, 2017

                                          RED JUSTICE IN A BLUE STATE

                                          Here's a riddle: What state incarcerates a higher percentage of its black population than Alabama, Florida, and Louisiana?