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Why did Trump summon the entire Senate to the White House to tell them things they already know about North Korea?

The Angle
April 26 2017 6:09 PMThe Angle: 100-Day Report Card EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s blunder-packed first 100 days.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:46 PMHouse Moderates’ Impossible ChoiceKill the health care bill, or lose your seat.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:25 PMDonald Trump Has Made Me Feel More AmericanIt’s not what he intended.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:22 PMThe Only Way BackDemocrats must promise to investigate every aspect of the Trump administration, even if it takes decades.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:20 PMWho Had the Better First 100 Days?William Henry Harrison, who died on Day 31, or Donald Trump?
Cover Story
April 26 2017 4:18 PMTrump, BoundOn Inauguration Day, the president seemed poised to destroy American democracy. Here are the people and institutions that have kept him in check—for now.
Politics
April 26 2017 6:00 AMAgainst Retweeting Trump’s Old TweetsDon’t succumb to the winsome melodies of the gotcha sirens.
Jurisprudence
April 25 2017 6:05 PMSex and Hate in the Mountain StateThe West Virginia Supreme Court debates whether an anti-gay hate crime is really a hate crime.
Politics
April 25 2017 2:04 PMJames Comey’s Real ProblemIt’s not that he’s partisan. It’s that he’s blind to his own biases, which helped Trump get elected.
Jurisprudence
April 24 2017 6:05 PMThe Empty WaistbandIn a biting dissent, Justice Sotomayor takes aim at the lie that lets police officers shoot unarmed men with impunity.
Politics
April 24 2017 5:46 PMTrump’s Defining TraitIt’s his insecurity. Why that should frighten us all.
Interrogation
April 24 2017 4:38 PM“He’s Learning on the Job”A lonely Trump defender in the academy attempts to continue defending Trump.
The World
April 24 2017 12:09 PMThe Republic Will StandWhy there won’t be a Trump- or Brexit-style surprise in the French election.
Politics
April 24 2017 5:55 AMWe Need a War TaxThe only way for anti-interventionists to succeed is to set specific policy goals.
Open Thread
April 24 2017 12:01 AMAll Clear on Gruinard IslandJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of April 24.
This Week in Trump
April 26 2017 5:32 PMThis Week in Trump: A Tax UnicornTrump finally reveals his big-time tax reform plan as he closes in on 100 days.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:26 PMTrump’s First 100 Days, in His Own WordsAll the tweets since Inauguration Day.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:23 PM“It’s Been Chaos”How our panel of frustrated Republican voters view Trump’s first 100 days.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:21 PMDonald Trump Is a Terrible NegotiatorHe said dealmaking was his greatest strength. One hundred days in, let’s review.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:19 PMThe Moderate’s Case Against TrumpYou don’t have to hate Donald Trump to see he is bad at his job.
Jurisprudence
April 26 2017 2:53 PMWeed-Whacking at the DOJCongress needs to stop Sessions from prosecuting growers in states where marijuana is legal.
War Stories
April 25 2017 6:46 PMUnstrategic ImpatienceNorth Korea’s nukes are a long-term worry, not an immediate crisis. Trump’s belligerence could change that.
The Angle
April 25 2017 5:45 PMThe Angle: Insecurity in Chief EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Comey’s fatal flaw, O'Reilly’s podcast, and Trump’s core character trait.
Supreme Court Dispatches
April 24 2017 8:46 PMBack at the Supreme Court, After GarlandIt’s strange being back in this place, and stranger still to hear them debate lunacy.
The Angle
April 24 2017 5:53 PMThe Angle: Would Be, Will Be, Is EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the March for Science, the Alex Jones trial, and Trump’s sense of time.
Politics
April 24 2017 5:27 PMSmooth MoveDonald Trump’s idiotic shutdown threat could destroy his presidency.
The Good Fight
April 24 2017 12:46 PMThe Real Lessons of the French ElectionFar from a triumph for liberal democracy, the results show just how imperiled it continues to be.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 24 2017 9:00 AMDiamonds Aren’t ForeverIn the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal mining is a remnant of the once-booming gem industry.
Jurisprudence
April 24 2017 5:45 AMReality CheckAlex Jones’ trial isn’t legally significant. But it’s still culturally terrifying.
The Angle
April 21 2017 5:08 PMThe Angle: Island in the Pacific EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on weed legalization; The Handmaid’s Tale; and Hawaii, the 50th state.

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