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The GOP Is Coming After Medicare, and the Democrats Can Barely Contain Themselves

The strategy: Hang Republican ideology around Donald Trump’s neck.

The Angle
Dec. 7 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Fakes, Lies, and Propaganda EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on government by generals, investing in the Trump era, and what counts as “fake news.”
War Stories
Dec. 7 2016 1:41 PMDoes Trump Want to Put Generals in Charge of Everything?And does John Kelly have what it takes to run a bloated bureaucracy like the Department of Homeland Security?
The Dismal Science
Dec. 7 2016 5:50 AMHow to Invest Your Savings in the Trump EraDiversify. Then diversify some more.
The Angle
Dec. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Angle: Guilty Burdens EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Keith Ellison and Israel, reluctant racial confessors, and becoming a citizen in the age of Trump.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 4:13 PMI’m Not Your Racial ConfessorThe black person’s burden of managing white emotions in the age of Trump.
The Good Fight
Dec. 6 2016 5:55 AMWhy I Still Want to Be an American CitizenThe rise of Donald Trump is terrifying. But the U.S. remains the world’s best hope for realizing the ideal of a liberal, multiethnic democracy.
The Angle
Dec. 5 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Lemonade Stand EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a DAPL development, favorite books of 2016, and government by gimmickry.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 5:06 PMTrump’s Worst Enablers Are Establishment RepublicansHis conspiracy-mongering will be fine by them so long as he signs their legislation.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 5 2016 7:03 AMA Long Strange Trip to GabonOne of the world’s strongest psychedelic drugs has become an unlikely tourist draw
Politics
Dec. 3 2016 4:42 PMSomali Refugees Are Not a ThreatTheir Columbus community is being painted as a hotbed of terror. It’s the opposite.
The Angle
Dec. 2 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: Strong Cheese EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, hate in America, and Donald Trump’s locker room.
Politics
Dec. 2 2016 5:33 PMSo We’re Still Blaming Jill Stein and James Comey, Huh?Ask why the campaign was so close in the first place.
War Stories
Dec. 2 2016 11:26 AMMad Dog or Warrior Monk? Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Defense Doesn’t Fit Any Stereotypes.The good and bad of Gen. James Mattis.
The Angle
Dec. 1 2016 6:10 PMThe Angle: Backlash Theory EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trumpcare and pregnancy, a chess victory, and how racists respond to anti-racism.
The Angle
Nov. 30 2016 6:16 PMThe Angle: Tax The Rich EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s tax policies, WIC's drawbacks, and Mitt Romney's meal.
Politics
Dec. 7 2016 5:47 PMThe Walter Scott Case Was a TestCan cops kill with impunity? Now we know the answer.
The World
Dec. 7 2016 9:15 AMRevolution InterruptedBetween Fidel’s departure and Trump’s arrival, everything is up for grabs in Cuba.
War Stories
Dec. 6 2016 7:40 PMThe Real Subject of Obama’s Final National Security Speech Was the Man He Wouldn’t NameThe president returns to old themes to send a message to Donald Trump.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 6:14 PMA Moral Panic for the Age of Trump“Pizzagate” is the latest in a long line of child-sex-ring myths.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 2:04 PMThe Smearing of Keith Ellison Reveals the Warped Priorities of the Israel LobbyThe attacks on the would-be DNC chairman are undermining an ally of Jews in America.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 6:19 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 5:28 PMIs Paul Ryan Really Crazy Enough to Take on Medicare?Maybe Donald Trump isn’t the one who needs restraining.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 5 2016 3:56 PMActually, Paul Ryan, the President’s Words Do MatterTrump’s defenders say his lying tweets aren’t to be taken literally. They are sending us down a terrible road.
Cover Story
Dec. 4 2016 10:55 PMThe Stunt PresidencyDonald Trump plans to replace governing with gimmickry. It’s already working.
Politics
Dec. 2 2016 8:03 PMThe President-Elect Is a Roman EmperorAt the Carrier plant and his “thank you” rally, Donald Trump reveled in his own volatility.
History
Dec. 2 2016 5:35 PMWhen to Rename a Building, and WhyYale adopts a new approach to deciding whether Calhoun College and other university properties need new names.
Politics
Dec. 2 2016 4:49 PMDonald Trump’s Locker RoomThis is how he talks about the rest of America when he’s with his buddies.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 2 2016 6:00 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Dec. 1 2016 3:59 PMThe Myth of the Rust Belt RevoltDonald Trump didn’t flip working-class white voters. Hillary Clinton lost them.
Politics
Nov. 30 2016 4:26 PMHow Nancy Pelosi Won (and Spun)Pelosi framed her toughest challenge for House leadership as a vote-counting masterpiece.

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