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Rubio Just Collapsed

The Florida senator took a drubbing in New Hampshire. Can he really be the GOP establishment’s best hope?

War Stories
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Crime
Feb. 9 2016 3:20 PMObama Just Signed a Really Bad Criminal Justice LawIs this really the best Congress can do?
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 12:59 PMRubioBotThe question isn’t whether Marco Rubio is a robot—it’s who programmed him.
Politics
Feb. 8 2016 7:47 PMKasich and Christie Race Against the ClockTwo governors bet everything on New Hampshire.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 8 2016 4:57 PMFlint Wasn’t Allowed DemocracyThat’s part of the reason nobody acted when its water was poisoned.
Foreigners
Feb. 8 2016 4:31 PMThe Day After the United Kingdom Leaves the EUIt could be the beginning of the end of both of them.
View From Chicago
Feb. 8 2016 12:26 PMTed Cruz Is Not Eligible to Be PresidentAt least according to the most plausible constitutional interpretation.
Cover Story
Feb. 8 2016 5:31 AMBernie’s WayThe Vermont senator doesn’t want to bring Republicans and Democrats together. He means to tear it all down.
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. 9 2016 5:02 PMWhat Twitter Is Saying About the New Hampshire Primary ResultsThe instant spin room.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 9 2016 4:24 PMTed Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.
Politics
Feb. 9 2016 1:36 PMThe Vulgar DealmakerDonald Trump rallies his New Hampshire base ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
The Angle
Feb. 9 2016 12:40 PMThe Generation Gap EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Gloria Steinem’s unfortunate comments, the naked careerism of Ted Cruz, and a review of the hilarious Full Frontal.
Politics
Feb. 8 2016 5:51 PMTed Cruz Wants to Protect Our DaughtersHow the Texas senator made drafting women into the military a wedge issue. 
Politics
Feb. 8 2016 4:34 PMThe Unctuous Genius of Ted CruzHow the candidate turned naked careerism into a winning campaign strategy.
Politics
Feb. 8 2016 1:19 PMMarco Rubio Wants to Assure New Hampshire Voters That He Can Lead The Florida senator is trying to make up for the damage he did at Saturday’s debate.
History
Feb. 8 2016 9:03 AMHow Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Won the 1964 New Hampshire Primary Without Lifting a Finger Four friends thought running the “old man” would be a fun thing to do.
Politics
Feb. 7 2016 2:35 PMThe Return of Jeb BushWhy the goofy, patrician candidate is finally hitting his stride.
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.

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