PHILADELPHIA — America’s political conventions should last for two days each at the very most. And they should happen in the fall.
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PHILADELPHIA — It’s day one of the Democratic National Convention, and everyone is here. Michelle Obama is here. Bernie Sanders is here. Every single reporter in the country is here. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is kind of here. But someone is missing. He has a center part, an amazing attitude, and my entire heart. His…
Welcome to ConBag, a daily roundup of gossip from the Democratic National Convention, which we are attending for four very sweaty days.
A day after announcing his run for the 4th district of Colorado’s House, newly-out Republican and former Bachelor Ben Higgins has announced that actually, never mind!
Welcome to the fourth and final night of the 2016 Republican National Convention. And folks, we’ve got a special treat for you tonight: Brilliant billionaire and all around great guy Peter Thiel has been granted top billing. We can’t wait!
Like Bruce Willis drilling himself into the core of an evil asteroid, Third Eye Blind performed to a sea of GOPers at a charity concert in Cleveland last night with the apparent intention of pissing everyone off.
Sometimes, people on the internet argue about things. But what unites us all? Laughter.
At a rally in Annandale, Virgina, Hillary Clinton delivered an uncomfortable joke about Pokemon and voting that your mom is sure to love. “I don’t know who created Pokemon Go,” Clinton said, “but I’m trying to figure out how we get them to Pokemon Go to the polls!” The crowd, ostensibly filled with women just like my…
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg does not fancy a Donald Trump presidency. In fact, in characteristic outspokenness, she recently remarked that she could not fathom what the United States would become were he elected.
If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, she plans to model gender equality by giving women equal representation in the Cabinet.
On Sunday, July 3, singer Lily Allen attended a garden party hosted by Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev. The guest list included such insufferable cretins as News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch and now-ex UKIP leader Nigel Farage. Upon discovering this, Allen threw herself into the righteous task of documenting—and…
The presidential election isn’t the only nightmare awaiting us in November. Welcome to Congressional Cacophony, a new feature on The Slot about House and Senate races that really, really matter. Suggestions? Pitches? Email us.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s lyrics have apparently become more popular on Google than the Federalist Papers.
“I have to say, as an Israeli politician coming to the States this time, I feel less uncomfortable than I usually do,” Israeli parliament member Merav Michaeli told me last month during an interview at Gawker Media’s offices, referring to the orange-tinged radioactive cloud currently looming over the United States…
In a late-night vote taking place during a Democratic sit-in urging action on gun control, the House of Representatives voted to approve a contentious $1.1 billion bill to help stop the spread of Zika that House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) described as “a responsible compromise.”
On November 8th, it will be time to decide a new President of the United States. If you’re not registered to vote, now’s the time to make sure you’re ready when it comes time to visit the polls. Here’s all the information you need to get it done.
“I have only said like 1000 times I will be a private citizen in January,” failed Republican presidential candidate and agitated ninth grader Marco Rubio tweeted approximately one month ago, in response to a Washington Post story that suggested he was unsure about his political future. On Wednesday, the Washington…
On the latest episode of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, our host took a beautiful rhetorical dump on the Republican Party, whose comrades in the Senate recently rejected four extremely sane measures restricting gun sales one week after 49 people were murdered in an Orlando gay club.
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