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 Oct 12, 2018
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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.

Episode Date
The “Tinkle Contest With a Skunk” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Michael Cohen’s sentencing, the search for America’s next White House chief of staff, and Trump’s threat to shut down the government over border wall funding.<br><br>Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to<a href="https://twitter.com/SlateGabfest"> @SlateGabfest</a>. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our <a href="http://www.facebook.com/Gabfest">Facebook</a> page. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on<a href="http://www.facebook.com/Gabfest"> Facebook</a> and follow us on Twitter<a href="https://twitter.com/slategabfest"> @SlateGabfest</a>. The email address for the Political Gabfest is gabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 13, 2018
The "Last Wasp" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the legacy of George H.W. Bush, the power-grab by Wisconsin Republicans, and election fraud in North Carolina.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 06, 2018
The "Not Off the Table" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the mounting number of liars being investigated by Mueller, President Trump’s confrontation with the courts over the border, and the lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s plans to add a citizenship question to the census.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>This episode is brought to you by Helix, a new kind of DNA testing. Try today for a deep discount at helix.com/gabfest.&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 29, 2018
The "Sealed Indictment" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss what may be next for the Mueller investigation, the California wildfires, and new revelations about Facebook’s leadership team.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br>This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: <br><br>SimpliSafe, protect your home today with twenty-four seven monitoring for just fifteen dollars a month, visit <a href="https://simplisafe.com/gabfest">simplisafe.com/gabfest</a>.<br><br>Helix, a new kind of DNA testing. Try today for a deep discount at <a href="http://helix.com/%5BCODE%5D">helix.com/</a>gabfest.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2018
The “House Speaker John Lewis” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss unfounded allegations of fraud in the Florida recount, decisions facing House Democrats about their leadership and agenda, and the lawsuit challenging Trump’s unprecedented appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br>This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: <br><br>Express VPN, take back your Internet privacy today. Find out how you can get 3 months free at <a href="https://www.expressvpn.com/gabfest">expressvpn.com/gabfest</a><br><br>and&nbsp;<br><br>Enemies: The President, Justice and The FBI. Streaming Saturday, only on Showtime.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 15, 2018
The “Way Too Much News” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the extraordinary midterm elections, whether the success of ballot initiatives protecting voting rights marks a turning point in ballot access, and the ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 08, 2018
The "Most Important Election of our Lifetimes Since the Last Election” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and guest David Axelrod, discuss the intersections of politics and violence and also Trump’s attempts to steer the election coverage leading up to the midterms.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 01, 2018
She's Running: Political Gabfest Presents The Waves
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This week, our friends at the feminism and politics podcast <em>The Waves </em>crafted a special episode all about women and the midterm elections. Hosts Christina Cauterucci and Hanna Rosin are joined by Senior Political Reporter for Glamour Celeste Katz, and D.C. State Democratic Committeewoman Latifa Lyles, to discuss how the ways women run for office have changed, if women <em>really</em> make better leaders, and how female politicians are depicted in the media. <br><br>Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research assistance by Alex Barasch. Special thanks to T. J. Raphael for editorial direction on this episode.&nbsp;<br><br>This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: <br><br>M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of shoes, go to<a href="https://mgemi.com/women/?src=thewaves50&amp;utm_campaign=podcast-2018-q4-thewaves50&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_source=pod-thewaves"> mgemi.com/WAVES.</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 28, 2018
The “Now We Have Pipe Bombs” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the pipe bombs sent to Trump critics, the state of the midterm elections, and whether Saudi Arabia will be punished for the death of Jamal Khashoggi.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 25, 2018
The "Cheek Swab" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Trump administration’s response to the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test, and the debate around Georgia’s voter security measures.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 18, 2018
The "Angry Mob" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the dire new climate report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the aftermath of the Kavanaugh confirmation, and Taylor Swift’s new engagement with politics.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 11, 2018
The “All County Building Supply and Maintenance” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Kavanaugh controversy, Trump’s apparent tax evasion, and whether the new North American trade deal is better than the old one.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 04, 2018
The “Live from Austin: Do You Have a Drinking Problem, Senator?” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the state of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, the possibility that former felons will regain the right to vote in Florida, and guest DeRay Mckesson’s new book, <em>On The Other Side of Freedom.<br></em><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 01, 2018
The “One Hundred Percent Certain” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the testimony of both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 28, 2018
The “What Happens At Georgetown Prep...” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and David French (Senior Fellow of the National Review Institute) discuss the value of an FBI investigation into accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s declassification of documents related to the Russia investigation, and revised thinking about police shootings.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 20, 2018
Special: The "Kavanaugh in Crisis" Edition
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In this special bonus episode, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss the sexual misconduct allegations facing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 17, 2018
The “Trump Economy” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss who deserves credit for the economy, the state of the midterm campaigns, and the Trump administration's attempt to indefinitely detain migrant children.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 13, 2018
The "Unsung Hero" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss anonymous dissent within the Trump administration, Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, and backlash against The New Yorker for inviting and un-inviting Steven Bannon to their Festival.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 06, 2018
The “Packing and Cracking” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss lawyer Don McGahns’s departure from the White House team, North Carolina’s political gerrymandering and John McCain’s legacy.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 30, 2018
The “Eight Count” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Tuesday’s conviction of Manafort, Cohen’s guilty plea and McGahn’s cooperation with the special counsel as well as the Kavanaugh nomination.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 23, 2018
The "Unhinge Me Now" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and CNN Political Analyst Kirsten Powers discuss the relevance of Omarosa Manigault Newman’s criticisms of President Trump, the results from state primaries around the country and the Title IX investigation of the sexual harassment of a male student at NYU.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 16, 2018
Gabfest Presents: Slow Burn
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David Plotz talks with Leon Neyfakh, host of the Slate podcast Slow Burn, about season two of the hit show. Subscribe to Slow Burn <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/watergate.html">here</a>.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 13, 2018
The “War on Your Mind” Edition
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<br>Emily Bazelon, Benjamin Wittes, and David Plotz discuss revelations from Paul Manafort’s trial, proposed White House changes to legal immigration, and Alex Jones’s banishment from social platforms.<br><br>For Slate Plus, Emily &amp; David talk to Ben about Lawfare.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at <a href="https://my.slate.com/membership/welcome/">www.slate.com/gabfestplus</a>.<br><br>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/slategabfest">@SlateGabfest</a><br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Gabfest">facebook.com/Gabfest</a><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/gabfest.html">slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 09, 2018
The “3D-Printed Gabfest” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Ruth Marcus, and David Plotz discuss Paul Manafort’s trial, blueprints for 3D-printed guns, and potential capital gains tax cuts. Lara Bazelon joins for Slate Plus to discuss sexism in courtrooms.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 02, 2018
The “Pay With Cash” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Michael Cohen’s release of secret recordings with Trump, the gubernatorial race in Georgia, and justice for the death of Markeis McGlockton. <br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at <a href="http://www.slate.com/gabfestplus">www.slate.com/gabfestplus</a>.<br><br>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/slategabfest">@SlateGabfest</a><br>Facebook: <a href="http://facebook.com/Gabfest">facebook.com/Gabfest</a><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at <a href="http://slate.com/gabfest">slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 26, 2018
The "Double Negative" Edition Live from Glenside, PA
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are live in Glenside, PA to discuss the fallout of the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki and the latest indictments of Maria Butina and the 12 Russian officers. Plus, with midterms on the horizon, who in the Democratic party is positioning themselves for a 2020 presidential nomination?<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 19, 2018
The “Carpool Justice” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Kennedy, the U.S. relationship with NATO, and federal policies around breastfeeding.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 12, 2018
The "Abolish ICE" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jacob Weisberg, and David Plotz discuss potential replacements for Justice Kennedy on the Supreme Court, liberal chants to ‘Abolish ICE’, and why Scott Pruitt resigned.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 05, 2018
The “Red Court, Red Dem, and Red Hen” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Justice Kennedy’s retirement,&nbsp; the New York primary upset, and the meaning of civility.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 28, 2018
The “Wicked, Even for Trump” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Ruth Marcus discuss the future for children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, DOJ findings on the FBI and 2016 presidential election, and elite schools' admissions policies.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2018
The “Special Place in Hell” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Dahlia Lithwick discuss the U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, <em>Husted v. A. Philip Randolph </em>at the Supreme Court, and the impact of Trump on Tuesday’s primaries.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 14, 2018
The “I Beg My Pardon” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the President’s pardon power, the decision in <em>Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission</em>, and Bill Clinton’s bumbling book tour.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 07, 2018
The “Ambien and Racism” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss #WhereAreTheChildren and new immigration policies, the death toll in Puerto Rico, and Roseanne’s racism.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 31, 2018
The “Open Hostility” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the state of U.S.-North Korea relations, Stacey Abrams’ Georgia primary win, and Trump’s call for an investigation of his investigators.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 24, 2018
The “Leaks and the Leaky Leakers Who Leaked Them” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss protests over the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the rash of White House leaks, and racial bias in marijuana arrests in New York City.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 17, 2018
The “Is Every Attorney in New York a Crook?” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss news of multiple shady payments to Michael Cohen’s business and the downfall of Eric Schneiderman. Max Fisher, writer of The Interpreter at the New York Times, joins the gang to discuss Trump’s announced abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 10, 2018
The "Live in St. Louis" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Mueller team’s questions for President Trump and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ indictments. Jason Kander joins in to talk about voting rights and the 2018 elections.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 03, 2018
The “Hardest Job in the World” Edition
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On this week’s <em>Slate</em> Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Ronny Jackson’s will-he-won’t-he Cabinet nomination, arguments before SCOTUS in <em>Hawaii v. Trump</em>, and John’s new piece on the presidency.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 26, 2018
The “Slimeball” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss fallout from the Michael Cohen raid, James Comey’s world tour, and racism at Starbucks.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 19, 2018
The “Farewell My Blue-Eyed Monster” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss whether Donald Trump should be panicking about the raid on Michael Cohen’s office, what Paul Ryan’s retirement portends, and Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 12, 2018
The “Caravan of Gabfesters” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Robert Mueller's investigation, President Donald Trump’s attacks on immigration and Amazon, and corruption at the EPA.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 05, 2018
The “Pardon Me” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and Jack Hitt, co-host of Gimlet’s Uncivil, discuss the census citizenship question, Trump’s brewing legal trouble, and gerrymandering.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 29, 2018
The "Delete Facebook" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and New York Time's technology columnist Farhad Manjoo discuss Robert Mueller's job security, the Cambridge Analytica scandal and compare today's political climate to the 1960s.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 22, 2018
The "Rex Wrecks" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post discuss the Twitter-firing of Rex Tillerson, the special election results from Pennsylvania, and Betsy DeVos’s bizarre interview on <em>60 Minutes</em><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 15, 2018
The "Stormy Weather" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump’s tariffs and fledgling trade war, the Stormy Daniels lawsuit, and the relationships between sanctuary cities and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Please fill out the Slate podcast survey at <a href="http://slate.com/podcastsurvey">slate.com/podcastsurvey</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 08, 2018
The “There Once Was a Union Maid But Not Anymore” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the changes to gun sales following the Parkland shooting, the most recent White House shake-ups, and the future of public unions as <em>Janus v AFSCME</em> comes before the Supreme Court. <br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Please fill out the Slate podcast survey at <a href="http://slate.com/podcastsurvey">slate.com/podcastsurvey</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 01, 2018
The “Enough Thoughts and Prayers” Edition
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John Dickerson and David Plotz are joined by Annie Lowrey, of The Atlantic, to discuss the power of students organizing against gun violence, the Mueller indictments, and Mitt Romney’s newest campaign.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 22, 2018
The “Let’s Just Ban Everything” Edition
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 15, 2018
The “A Correction, Not a Crash” Edition
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On this week’s <strong><em>Slate</em></strong> Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the value of the Nunes memo and accusations of White House aide Rob Porter’s domestic abuse.<br><br>David Leonhardt joins the gang to discuss whether an increase in wages caused the stock market drop and a Slate Plus segment on emotional support animals.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 08, 2018
The “Hope Hicks’ Loose Lips Sinks Ships” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss criticism of the FBI by the White House and its allies, the State of the Union, and Hillary Clinton’s protection of an adviser accused of sexual assault.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 01, 2018
The “50,000 Texts” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the integrity of the FBI, the usefulness of government shutdowns and the value of survivor testimony during sentencing.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 25, 2018
The “A House is Not a Hole” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss if Republicans and Democrats should keep the government open, Trump's opinions on immigration and what positive outcomes can result from public dissection of Grace's Aziz Ansari story.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 18, 2018
The "Very Stable Genius" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the future of the Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting-related cases before SCOTUS.<strong><br><br></strong>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 11, 2018
The “Lost His Mind” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the buzz around Trump's relationship with Steve Bannon, partisanship within the Russia investigation, and a new (real) study about fake news.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 04, 2018
The "2017 Conundrums featuring They Might Be Giants" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson dig in, dissect and debate listener-generated conundrums with special performances from They Might Be Giants.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 28, 2017
The “Paul Ryan Has Died and Gone to Heaven” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the final tax bill, government agency leadership, and are joined by Linda Greenhouse to talk about her new book about covering the Supreme Court.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 21, 2017
The “Devil and Mister Jones” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Democrat Doug Jones’s win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill and the transgressions of men in the headlines.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 14, 2017
The "Wedding Cake" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss why Roy Moore appears to be surviving while Al Franken and many other harassers are being pushed out of office, the wedding cake case currently before the Supreme Court, and what impact President Trump could have on peace in the Middle East.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2017
The “Pass Through” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the momentum of the Republican tax plans, Project Veritas's attempted take-down of the Washington Post, and the Supreme Court's consideration of the privacy of cell phone data.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 30, 2017
Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate | Martha
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<em>The Gabfest presents a preview of Slow Burn, an eight-episode miniseries about Watergate.&nbsp; </em><br>People called her crazy, and to be fair she must have seemed crazy. But she was onto something. How Martha Mitchell, the celebrity wife of one of Nixon’s closest henchmen, tried to blow the whistle on Watergate—and ended up ruining her life. <br>Find out more at <a href="http://slate.com/slowburn">slate.com/slowburn</a>.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 28, 2017
The “Al Franken and Charlie Rose and Bill Clinton and Roy Moore and John Conyers Should All Resign” Edition
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David Plotz, Zoe Chace of This American Life, and Chairman of The Slate Group, Jacob Weisberg discuss the state of the GOP tax bills, the case for resignation by perpetrators of sexual harassment and the health of the magazine industry.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 23, 2017
The “She Was Just 17, You Know What I Mean” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the downward spiral for Roy Moore, the tax plans of the House and Senate, and the latest with the Russia investigation and Wikileaks.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 16, 2017
The "One Year and One Day" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Tuesday’s victories for Democrats, Trump’s first year, and the role of technology companies in Russian meddling.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at <a href="http://slate.com/gabfestplus">slate.com/gabfestplus</a>.<br><br>Twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/slategabfest">@SlateGabfest</a><br><br>Facebook: <a href="http://fb.com/gabfest">facebook.com/Gabfest</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:gabfest@slate.com">gabfest@slate.com</a><br><br>Show notes at <a href="http://slate.com/gabfest">slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 09, 2017
The "Cut, Cut, Cut" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the initial indictments from the Mueller investigation and the House’s tax cut bill. Civil War historian David Blightjoins in to dig in to John Kelly’s comments on the Civil War and Robert E. Lee.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 02, 2017
The "Live from Chicago" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson review Senators Flake and Corker’s fiery rebukes of President Trump. Special guest State's Attorney Kim Foxx joins in to discuss criminal justice reform in Chicago, and the hosts also explore if we have now arrived at a time of empowerment for survivors of sexual harassment and assault.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 26, 2017
The "President Pence" Edition
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&nbsp;Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss presidential calls to grieving families, Vice President Pence’s core politics, and the opioid crisis.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 19, 2017
The “Adult Day Care” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump Administration infighting, Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged gross misconduct, and the repeal of the Clean Power Plan<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 12, 2017
The “Thoughts and Prayers” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the Las Vegas shooting, the response to Puerto Rico’s suffering and Supreme Court's examination of gerrymandering.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 06, 2017
The “Everyone Listens to Women When They Speak Around Here” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Ruth Marcus (Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Washington Post) and Ross Douthat (New York Times Columnist) discuss Trump’s tax plan, shifting Republican power and pro athletes using their influence to inspire social change<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 28, 2017
The “Equinox, the Rocket Man” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson dig into the remix of the Obamacare repeal, Bob Mueller's shock and awe investigative tactics and Trump's visit to the U.N.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 21, 2017
The "What Happened” Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss President Trump's potential to destroy the two-party system, criticism of Hillary Clinton's new book and Franklin Foer joins in to talk about the power and influence of large technology companies.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 14, 2017
The “DACA Attack-A” Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss DACA, the September legislative pileup and the future of relations between the U.S. and North Korea<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 07, 2017
The “Après Moi, Le Déluge” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and David Leonhardt of the New York Times discuss Hurricane Harvey, Antifa, and insubordinate Trump officials.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 01, 2017
The “Get Me Another General” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and Kirsten Powers of CNN discuss Afghanistan strategy, Mitch McConnell’s presidential silent treatment and bail reform.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 24, 2017
The “Very Fine People” Edition
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, to discuss President Trump's response to Charlottesville, the impact of Charlottesville on the nation, and the upcoming Alabama Senate Race.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 17, 2017
The “Like the World Has Never Seen” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and Jamelle Bouie discuss Trump's improvisational words for North Korea, the unintended consequences of the federal government's stance on immigration and the value of public debate about the Google memo.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 10, 2017
The “Kelly and the Mooch” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post discuss White House chaos, affirmative action, and prosecutors withholding evidence.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 03, 2017
The “If Only This Were A Movie And Not Our Lives” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the Senate's skinny health care ideas, President Trump's bullying of Jeff Sessions and what the future will hold for transgender people in the U.S. military.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 27, 2017
The “Eventually We Will Get Something Done” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss what will follow the Senate health care collapse, the influence of Steve Bannon and the future approach to prosecution of sexual assaults on college campuses.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 20, 2017
The “I Love It” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss what can be done to protect American democracy, the state of the GOP healthcare bill, and Mark Leibovich joins in to assess Trump's draining of the swamp.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 13, 2017
The “ICBM” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the agenda of the Commission on Election Integrity, the Trump Euro tour, and the threat from a nuclear North Korea.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 06, 2017
The “Mitch McConnell Really Does Have a Secret Plan” Edition
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by Jacob Weisberg to talk about Mitch McConnell's next move on health care, the rulings of the Supreme Court and CNN's recent resignations.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 29, 2017
The "Lump of Coal" Edition
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Julia Ioffe, staff writer with the Atlantic, to discuss health care, special elections and the summer season of the Supreme Court.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 22, 2017
The "Mean" Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Slate's Jamelle Bouie discuss the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 15, 2017
The "I Expect Loyalty" Edition Live From Denver
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Live from Denver Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and the Washington Post's Ruth Marcus discuss the Comey testimony, the legal debate about cell phone data privacy and welcome Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to the mic to weigh in about the state of the Democratic Party.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 08, 2017
The “Jared Went to Him” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the Jared Kushner scandal, Trump's approach to climate and the President's recent European tour.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 01, 2017
The “Glowing Orb” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the presidential budget, Trump’s trip abroad, and a Supreme Court ruling on gerrymandering.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 25, 2017
The "Witch Hunt" Edition
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are joined by Jacob Weisberg to discuss the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes impact on the conservative movement and Attorney General Sessions’s war on drugs.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 18, 2017
The “Tuesday Night Massacre” Edition
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Hosts David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by former CIA officer and former independent Presidential candidate Evan McMullin for this episode, recorded-live from Washington DC. The group talks about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the state of conservatism in America and what DC and Utah can learn from each other.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfest plus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 11, 2017
Gabfest EXTRA: The “AHCA Returns” Edition
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Hosts David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss the health care vote and what the results might mean for millions of Americans seeking coverage.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 05, 2017
The "Deface the Nation" Edition
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Hosts David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss John's interview with President Trump, the public return of Hillary Clinton, and Bret Stephens now writing for the New York Times.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 04, 2017
The “One-Page Tax Plan” Edition
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Host's David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the health and tax plans on the table as the 100 day mark approaches, Obama's Wall Street speech, and a judge's block to an executive order on sanctuary cities.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 27, 2017
The “Bill Comes Due” Edition
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John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon are joined by New Yorker staff writer Adam Davidson to discuss tension with North Korea, President Trump's executive order and talk of tax reform and Bill O'Reilly's departure from Fox.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 20, 2017
The "Red, Red Line" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss U.S. foreign relations, Democratic hopes for 2018 and the United Airlines seat ejection.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 13, 2017
The “Crossing Many Lines” Edition
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Culture Gabfest host Dana Stevens swaps in for David Plotz, joined by Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson to discuss the end of the filibuster, White House conflicts of interest and President Trump's approach to human rights.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 06, 2017
The “Darkness at Nunes” Edition
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Gabfest hosts discuss Devin Nunes and the investigation into Russian interference in the Presidential election, what follows failure of the new health care bill and how to define President Trump's plan for energy independence.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 30, 2017
Gabfest EXTRA 2- the Vanishing Health Care Bill
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson give the latest on the vanishing House health care bill.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 24, 2017
Gabfest "EXTRA- the Health Care" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the health care vote (or non vote) suspense.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 24, 2017
The “Playing Sofball with Neil” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. Presidential campaign, Neil Gorsuch's smooth talking and the moves of an accused cop-killer, state prosecutor and governor of Florida.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 23, 2017
The “When I'm 64” Edition
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 16, 2017
The “Is This the Worst Bill in History” Edition
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Hosts Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the potential repeal and replacement of Obamacare, President Trump's accusation of wiretapping and the future for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br><br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br><br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br><br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br><br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 09, 2017
The “Live from the Free and Independent Republic of California” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson, live from LA, discuss President Trump’s address to Congress, Jeff Sessions and California’s potential to secede.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 02, 2017
The “Deploy, Detain, Deport” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss President Trump's immigration enforcement plans, the move to revoke bathroom rights for transgendered students and the downfall of Milo Yiannopoulos.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 23, 2017
The "Freaks and Leaks" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Julia Ioffe of The Atlantic to discuss the Russia scandal and ouster of Michael Flynn. They also examine the populist revolt to save Obamacare, and American-Israeli relations.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 19, 2017
The “Nevertheless She Persisted” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the legal fight over the President Trump's immigration executive order, the confirmation battles of DeVos and Sessions and Elizabeth Warren's grandstanding, and debate if comedy can shape public opinion and policy.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 09, 2017
The “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses … Ah, Screw It” Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss President Trump's immigration order, his nominee to the Supreme Court and the approaches of Washington's bureaucrats- should they change course?<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 02, 2017
The “Has it Really Only Been a Week?” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the actions President Trump has taken already in his first week, what projects may become priorities for the nation's infrastructure and lying- what significance do lies have to the new administration and its future?<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:gabfest@slate.com">gabfest@slate.com</a><br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 26, 2017
The “I Think We're Going to be Okay” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act, the challenges of covering glitter, Twitter and news from the Trump administration and the commuting of Chelsea Manning's sentence.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 19, 2017
The “Cloudy with 100 Percent Chance of Showers” Edition
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Hosts David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are joined by Slate's chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie to discuss Donald Trump's press conference, the confirmation hearings and the legacy President Obama leaves behind.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 12, 2017
The “It Still Seems Pretty Swampy To Me” Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss the new Congress and the botched effort to gut the House ethics office. And, in the first of three segments looking back at Obama’s presidency in its final three weeks, the hosts discuss Obama’s economic legacy.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 05, 2017
The "2016 Conundrum" Edition
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Hosts John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon tackle listener-generated conundrums - an annual Gabfest tradition, recorded live at the Brooklyn Bell House.<br><br>Join Slate Plus. Members get bonus segments (like a special Gabfest featuring Stephen Colbert!), exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 29, 2016
The “How Bad Could 2017 Be Anyway?” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by NPR's International Desk Editor William Dobson to discuss the attacks in Berlin and assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey. Gabfest hosts go on to take a look at the domestic and international world that Donald Trump will inherit as President.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 22, 2016
The “Red Dawn” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the appointment of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State and the possibility that Russian hackers could be responsible for the results of the Presidential election. Ta-Nehisi Coates joins in to discuss his recent essay “My President Was Black.”<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 15, 2016
The “Cling Tightly to One Tiny Piece of Good News” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon attempt to crack the code on Donald Trump's cabinet selections, talk over the real dangers of fake news and discuss what it would take to change the electoral college.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 08, 2016
The “Welcome to the Kleptocracy” Edition
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Host Emily Bazelon is joined by Adam Davidson of the New Yorker, and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Donald Trump's business conflicts of interest, the future of health care and the rights and wrongs of responding to Trump tweets.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 01, 2016
The “Safe and Special Place” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson examine what President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet appointments could portend, if Mike Pence was mistreated at a recent Hamilton performance and if Trump could cause real harm to the free press.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 23, 2016
The “Should You Work for President Trump” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss the potential influence of Trump's cabinet picks, how to decide whether to serve or not to serve and the seriousness of fake news.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 17, 2016
The "Even Longer National Nightmare" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Jacob Weisberg, chairman of The Slate Group, to discuss the election results, how Donald Trump will govern and what Trump skeptics and foes should do now.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 09, 2016
Year of Great Books | What Should We Read Next?
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It’s time to choose the final selection for <strong><em>Slate</em></strong>'s Year of Great Books, a <strong>Slate Academy </strong>series. This time, Laura Miller and <strong>Slate Plus</strong> members will be joined by John Dickerson, host of CBS’s <em>Face the Nation </em>and panelist on the <strong>Political Gabfest</strong>.<br><br>Hear John talk to Laura about<strong> </strong>what he manages to read during a presidential campaign, and why he’s eager to sink into a big, world-creating novel as soon as the election ends. <br><br>Cast your vote <a href="http://slate.com/articles/arts/year_of_great_books/2016/11/choose_a_classic_novel_for_john_dickerson_to_read_for_a_year_of_great_books.html">here</a>.<br>To sign-up for this Slate Academy, visit <a href="http://slate.com/greatbooks">Slate.com/GreatBooks</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 04, 2016
The “Is it Tuesday Yet” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss how close the presidential race may be, the impact of FBI director James Comey's comments, and they attempt to brainstorm survival tactics for the remaining days leading up to the election.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 03, 2016
The "Live From Boston" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson gab live from Boston's Wilbur Theater about the state of the Presidential race, what happens to Trump voters if he loses the race and how to repair voters' faith, and stamina, in the campaign process for future seasons.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 27, 2016
The "I Will Keep You in Suspense" Edition
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are<br>joined by Slate Group chairman, Jacob Weisberg, to discuss<br>the<br>third Presidential debate and the possible danger zones that exist<br>for an opinionated journalist, like<br>Amy Goodman, covering a<br>protest.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 20, 2016
The "Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted By Donald Trump" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John<br>Dickerson discuss the sexual assault allegations against Donald<br>Trump, the latest from WikiLeaks on Hillary Clinton and whether its<br>ethical to choose not to vote in this election.<br><br>Fill out our survey: panoply.fm/survey<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 13, 2016
Gabfest Extra: The "Grabfest Post Debate Special" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, John<br>Dickerson and Jacob Weisberg of Trumpcast, join forces to debrief and<br>decompress after the second Presidential debate.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 10, 2016
The “That Mexican Thing” Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David<br>Plotz discuss Donald Trump's taxes, the yapping dog of the VP debate<br>and the Supreme Court's attempt to avoid ties with their cases this<br>season. &nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 06, 2016
The “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” Edition
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Hosts John Dickerson, David Plotz and<br>Emily Bazelon discuss whether Hillary Clinton will surge out of the<br>first debate, if Donald Trump should bring up the misdeeds of Bill<br>Clinton and if the most recent&nbsp; crime numbers really represent the<br>nation's crime.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 29, 2016
Gabfest Extra: The “I'm So Relieved” Edition
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Trumpcast host Jacob Weisberg and Gabfest hosts David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson team up for some post-Presidential-debate review.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 27, 2016
The “Time to Panic” Edition
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David<br>Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's<br>attempt to leave the birther conspiracy club, how the New York and<br>New Jersey bombs could impact the election and what a pardon for<br>Edward Snowden would represent for US national security.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at<br>slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 22, 2016
The "Hack, Sputter, Cough" Edition
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David&nbsp;Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington<br>Post to discuss Hillary Clinton's hidden pneumonia, Donald Trump's<br>charitable self-portraits and the political potential of the latest<br>economic report.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 15, 2016
The “Bart Simpson Versus Lisa Simpson” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John<br>Dickerson debate the ethical murkiness of Donald Trump's payment to<br>Attorney General Pam Bondi, the candidates' preparation styles for<br>the upcoming debates and the reparations offered by Georgetown<br>University.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 08, 2016
The “Make Mexico Great Again” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John<br>Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's visit to Mexico, the breakup of Huma<br>Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and the Senate races of 2016.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 01, 2016
The "Meet the New Trump" Edition
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are joined by Adam Davidson of the New Yorker to discuss the new messages coming from Donald Trump, the new trove of Hillary Clinton emails and the geographic patterns of capital punishment in America.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 25, 2016
The “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick” Edition
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David<br>Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Slate<br>Contributor Frank Foer to discuss Paul Manafort's ties to Russia, the<br>violence in Milwaukee and political responses, and the return of<br>Juanita Broaddrick to the media spotlight.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 18, 2016
The "Many People Are Saying" Edition
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Kirsten Powers of Fox News, to discuss the defections from the Donald Trump fan club, the art and folly of the apology and theories of binge drinking in America.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 11, 2016
The “You Can Get the Baby Out of Here” Edition
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson, joined by Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post, discuss the weekly delights of Donald Trump, the role of gender in this election and how recent voting rights cases could impact this year's election outcomes.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 04, 2016
The “Bunch of Malarkey” Edition
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David<br>Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Michelle and<br>President Obama's endorsements of Hillary, the frustration of Sanders<br>fans and the DNC hack scandal.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 28, 2016
The “Your Word is Your Bond” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John<br>Dickerson discuss the royalty and the squires of the Republican<br>Convention and they consider the work place norms of Fox News in<br>light of allegations of sexual misconduct, recently brought against<br>longtime Fox CEO Roger Ailes.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 21, 2016
The "Last Week Was Awful and This Week I Have to Go to Cleveland" Edition
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Live from Washington D.C., David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson<br>discuss the terrible recent U.S. shootings and they debate if we're<br>all to blame for politics' failures and what to expect at the<br>Republican National Convention.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 14, 2016
The "Seven Salty Almonds, Six-Pointed Stars, Five Secret Emails" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss Hillary Clinton's<br>trustworthiness ratings, Donald Trump's use of Jewish star-shaped<br>stars, and President Obama's nightly routines.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 07, 2016
The "Live from the Aspen Ideas Festival" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Purdue University President Mitch Daniels to discuss the state of Republican politics, Brexit and the most recent Supreme Court rulings.<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 01, 2016
The "Show Me The Money" Edition
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Slate Political Correspondent Jamelle Bouie is joined by Adam Davidson of Surprisingly Awesome and the New York Times, and Rachel Martin of NPR to discuss Trump's finances, or lack there of, the immigration and diversity component of Brexit and the "Veep-stakes."<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 23, 2016
The "Brexit Pursued by a Bear" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Jamelle Bouie discuss the Orlando shooting and its aftermath, are joined by the Economist’s Washington Bureau Chief and Lexington columnist David Rennie for a discussion of the “Brexit” vote, and ponder whether anti-Trump Democrats should protest the GOP Convention.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at http://slate.com/gabfestplus<br>Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="http://twitter.com/slategabfest">@SlateGabfest</a><br><a href="http://fb.com/Gabfest">Facebook: http://fb.com/Gabfest</a><br><a href="mailto:gabfest@slate.com">Email: gabfest@slate.com</a><br><a href="http://slate.com/gabfest">Show notes at http://slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 16, 2016
The "Textbook Definition of Racism" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's racist<br>and divisive remarks, Hillary Clinton's historic position in the<br>Democratic party, and the debate surrounding the Stanford rape case.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 09, 2016
The “Is Trump the Gorilla and America the Kid?” Edition
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon along<br>with Adam Davidson talk about why some Democrats don't appreciate<br>Hillary, and about the President's new overtime rule. The three also<br>debate who to blame for the untimely death of a gorilla at a Cincinnati<br>zoo.&nbsp;<br><br>Join<br>Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show<br>notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 02, 2016
The "Weiner" Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily&nbsp;Bazelon discuss Hillary Clinton's strategy to rise above scandals,&nbsp;the three discuss the new documentary “Weiner,” and they weigh in&nbsp;on the new twist in the Gawker v. Hulk Hogan case- Peter Thiel.<br><br>Join&nbsp;Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show&nbsp;notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 26, 2016
The “I Threw a Chair in Reno Just to Watch it Fly” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the threat of a Democratic Party fracture, the latest polls on Donald Trump's popularity and the Supreme Court's action plan with its current team of eight.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 19, 2016
The "Goofy Elizabeth Warren" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the meeting between Paul Ryan and Donald Trump, the accusation that Facebook is manipulating its trending news algorithm and the three discuss the showdown between North Carolina and the Federal Government on the topic of transgender rights.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 12, 2016
The "Suspending My Campaign" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's rise<br>to become the Republican Presidential nominee, and the future of<br>bribery in American government as the Supreme Court debates its<br>definition. They also talk about the decision of Yale University to<br>maintain the name John C. Calhoun on one of its buildings.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and<br>print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and<br>save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com<br>and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo<br>code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades,<br>well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit<br>Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code<br><strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>And by TrackR, a coin-sized device that locates misplaced keys, wallets,<br>bags, computers—anything in seconds. Make losing things, a thing of<br>the past. Get 30% off your first TrackR device by going to<br>TheTracker.com and using the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 05, 2016
The "Live From Georgia" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss how Ted Cruz's running mate announcement could impact the Republican race for the Presidential nomination. They also weigh in on Hillary Clinton's standing and the three offer some potential new tests for potential Presidential candidates of the future.&nbsp;<br><br>The<br>Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Goldman Sachs. Get<br>information about developments currently shaping markets, industries,<br>and the global economy on the firm’s podcast—Exchanges at Goldman<br>Sachs—available on iTunes.<br>And<br>by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades,<br>well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit<br>Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code<br><strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br>And<br>by Concur. Employees get simplified expense reports and business<br>leaders get full visibility into their company’s spending habits.<br>Expense. Travel. Invoice. Learn more at Concur.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br>And<br>by Ring. With Ring Video Doorbell, you can see and speak to anyone at<br>your door from anywhere in the world, using your smart phone.<br>Political Gabfest listeners get FREE EXPEDITED FedEx shipping when<br>you go to Ring.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br>With Ring Video Doorbell you’re always home!<br><br>Join Slate Plus!<br>Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more.<br>Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at<br>slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 28, 2016
The “Dreaming of 1237” Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John<br>Dickerson discuss the impact of the New York Presidential Primary on<br>the Democratic race for the Presidential nomination, the impact of<br>the New York vote on the Republican race for the nomination and the<br>gabfest hosts discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's debate about the case,<br>United States v. Texas which examines President Obama's deferred<br>deportation action.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and<br>print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and<br>save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com<br>and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo<br>code GABFEST.<br>And by ScoreBig. Did you know that 40<br>percent of all live event tickets go unsold? ScoreBig works directly<br>with your favorite teams and artists to get those unsold seats at<br>huge savings. Go to ScoreBig.com right now, click on the microphone<br>and enter the promo code GABFEST. You’ll save an extra 20 dollars<br>off your first ticket purchase.&nbsp;<br><br><br>And by by Trunk Club. Answer a few<br>simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a<br>trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you<br>look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, and shipping is<br>free. Go to TrunkClub.com/gabfest.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus<br>segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a<br>free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 21, 2016
The "Count Me Out" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John<br>Dickerson debate who will win the New York Primary, Paul Ryan's opt-out<br>of this cycle's Presidential contest and North Carolina's stance on<br>discrimination in bathrooms.&nbsp;<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought<br>to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your<br>own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage<br>meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus<br>offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter,<br>you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click<br>and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it<br>for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest.<br>And by HelloFresh, the meal kit<br>delivery service that makes cooking fun, easy, and convenient! Each<br>week, HelloFresh creates new, delicious recipes—complete with<br>step-by-step instructions—that are designed to take around 30<br>minutes to prepare. For $35 off your first week of deliveries, visit<br>HelloFresh.com and enter SPG when you subscribe.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus<br>segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a<br>free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 14, 2016
The “Does Bernie Sanders Know Anything About Anything?” Edition
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On this week’s&nbsp;<strong><em>Slate</em></strong>&nbsp;Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Wisconsin primary and possible demise of Trump, Bernie Sanders’ latest upset and the SCOTUS decision in&nbsp;<em>Evenwel v. Abbott</em>, or ‘One Person One Vote.’&nbsp;<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4 week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>. And by Audible.com, with more than 180,000 audiobooks and spoken-word audio products. Get a free 30-day trial and a free audiobook at&nbsp;<a href="http://audible.com/gabfest">http://audible.com/<strong>gabfest</strong></a>. And by TrackR, a coin-sized device that locates misplaced keys, wallets, bags, computers—anything in seconds. Make losing things a thing of the past. Get 30 percent off your entire order by going to TheTracker.com and using the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, an ad-free edition of the Political Gabfest and more. Sign up for a free trial today at&nbsp;<a href="http://slate.com/gabfestplus">http://slate.com/gabfestplus</a>.<br>Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="http://twitter.com/SlateGabfest">http://twitter.com/SlateGabfest</a>Facebook:&nbsp;<a href="http://fb.com/Gabfest">http://fb.com/Gabfest</a>Email:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:gabfest@slate.com">gabfest@slate.com</a>Full show notes and links at&nbsp;<a href="http://slate.com/gabfest">http://slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 07, 2016
The "Corey's Gory Story" Edition
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David&nbsp;Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson talk about Donald Trump's<br>support for his Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski, and his comments<br>on abortion. They also discuss Bernie Sanders's momentum and<br>President Obama's criticism of the media.<br>The Slate Political&nbsp;Gabfest is brought to you by Harry's, the shaving company that offers<br>German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right<br>to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with<br>the promo code GABFEST.<br>And&nbsp;by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more<br>than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy<br>to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to<br>ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest.<br>And&nbsp;by ScoreBig. Did you know that 40 percent of all live event tickets<br>go unsold? ScoreBig works directly with your favorite teams and<br>artists to get those unsold seats at huge savings. Go to ScoreBig.com<br>right now, click on the microphone and enter the promo code GABFEST.<br>You’ll save an extra 20 dollars off your first ticket purchase.&nbsp;<br>Join Slate Plus!<br>Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more.<br>Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:&nbsp;@SlateGabfest<br>Facebook:&nbsp;facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email:&nbsp;gabfest@slate.com<br>Show&nbsp;notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 31, 2016
The “Patrolling and Securing” Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily<br>Bazelon discuss the terror attacks in Brussels, the national<br>political races and the push for Obamacare exemptions under<br>consideration by the Supreme Court.<br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought<br>to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your<br>own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage<br>meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus<br>offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>And by Texture, the mobile app that<br>gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular<br>magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People,<br>Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one<br>currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at<br>Texture.com/political.<br>And by Amazon. Detective Harry Bosch is<br>back on the new season of Amazon’s Original Series Bosch, based on<br>the best selling novels by Michael Connelly. Stream the new season<br>now on Amazon Prime Video.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus<br>segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a<br>free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 24, 2016
The "Rough Them Up" Edition
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus to discuss the state of the Republican Party and Donald Trump's response to violence. The&nbsp;three are joined by Slate's Supreme Court Reporter Dahlia Lithwick to<br>assess President Obama's Supreme Court nomination.&nbsp;<br><br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and<br>print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and<br>save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com<br>and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo<br>code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br>And by Amazon. Detective Harry Bosch is back on the new season of<br>Amazon’s Original Series Bosch, based on the best selling novels by<br>Michael Connelly. Stream the new season now on Amazon Prime Video.<br>And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades,<br>well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit<br>Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code<br><strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>Join&nbsp;Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:&nbsp;@SlateGabfestFacebook:&nbsp;facebook.com/GabfestEmail:&nbsp;gabfest@slate.comShow&nbsp;notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 17, 2016
EXTRA: The "Super Tuesday Part 3" Edition
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John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the results of the latest Democratic and Republican Primaries and what twists and turns are yet to come this election season.&nbsp;<br><br><br>This special episode of the Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save<br>up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get<br>a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 16, 2016
Trumpcast: Is Trump a Racist?
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Jamelle Bouie about his latest article "How Trump Happened."<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 15, 2016
The “Maybe its Hillary Who Should Drop Out” Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily<br>Bazelon discuss the strength of Donald Trump's campaign for the<br>Republican nomination, the latest results within the Democratic<br>primary race and the loss of Nancy Reagan.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Casper, an online<br>retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper<br>mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day<br>period. And get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting<br>Casper.com/political and using the promo code POLITICAL.<br>And by Concur. Employees get simplified<br>expense reports and business leaders get full visibility into their<br>company’s spending habits. Expense. Travel. Invoice. Learn more at<br>Concur.com /gabfest.<br>And by Texture, the mobile app that<br>gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular<br>magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People,<br>Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one<br>currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at<br>Texture.com/political.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus<br>segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a<br>free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 10, 2016
The "Hate and Castrate" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the unfolding anti-Trump effort, Hillary Clinton's general election potential and the Supreme Court's recent debate<br>about abortion access in West Texas.&nbsp;<br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 50%&nbsp; compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST.<br>And by Audible.com, with more than 180,000 audiobooks and spoken-word audio&nbsp; products. Get a free 30-day trial and a free audiobook at Audible.com/ gabfest.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus&nbsp;segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a&nbsp;free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 04, 2016
Gabfest Extra: The “That Really Was a Super Tuesday” Edition
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David Plotz is joined by Slate's chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie to get the lowdown on all the Super Tuesday results<br><br>Slate’s Political Gabfest is brought to you Stamps.com. Buy and print<br>official U.S.postage using your own computer and printer. Sign up for<br>Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when<br>you use the promo code GABFEST.<br><br>And by Blue Apron. Create delicious, homemade meals in 35 minutes or<br>less. Visit BlueApron.com/GABFEST to get your first two meals<br>for free.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter:@SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 02, 2016
The "Is Trump's Nomination Inevitable?" Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon consider scenarios that could<br>lead to, or derail, a possible Trump nomination. They discuss what<br>kind of cases an 8-judge Supreme Court might decide and the Gabfest<br>hosts take up a new debate about Apple's security and privacy<br>measures in light of new information reported this week.&nbsp;<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and<br>print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and<br>save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com<br>and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo<br>code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>And by Concur. Employees get simplified expense reports and business<br>leaders get full visibility into their company’s spending habits.<br>Expense. Travel. Invoice. Learn more at Concur.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br><br>And by Texture, the mobile app that lets you tap directly into the<br>world's most popular magazines, anywhere, using your phone or tablet.<br>Dive deeper into Vogue, People, Esquire, Time—and hundreds<br>more—with interactive content for a richer reading experience.<br>Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/<strong>political</strong>.<br><br>And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish<br>clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20%<br>off their first order at Bonobos.com/<strong>gabfest.<br></strong><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more.&nbsp; Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 26, 2016
The “I Have a Gun and Her Name Is America” Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon discuss the future of the Supreme Court, the Republican race for the Presidential nomination, Jeb Bush's now famous hand gun and they are joined by Slate's technology writer Will Oremus to discuss Apple's fight to keep iPhone privacy settings under lock and key.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br><br>And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 19, 2016
Gabfest Extra: Antonin Scalia's Death
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The sudden death on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday has unleashed huge shockwaves in both the presidential race and the legal community. Luckily, Slate has podcasts covering both areas. In this special joint episode, Amicus host Dahlia Lithwick joins Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon and David Plotz to look at all the possible repercussions of Scalia’s death.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.slate.com/gabfestplus">www.slate.com/gabfestplus</a>.&nbsp;<br><br>Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="http://twitter.com/SlateGabfest">@SlateGabfest</a><br>Facebook:&nbsp;<a href="http://facebook.com/Gabfest">facebook.com/Gabfest</a><br>Email:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:gabfest@slate.com">gabfest@slate.com</a><br>Show notes at&nbsp;<a href="http://slate.com/gabfest">slate.com/gabfest</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 15, 2016
The "Happy Valentine's Day Rubio Robot" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John&nbsp;Dickerson discuss the Presidential race including the Republican&nbsp;rundown, the Sanders “steamroller” and whether Hillary Clinton<br>can stop “the Bern.” They also discuss the Supreme Court's recent&nbsp;stay and the potential for it to impact climate change.&nbsp;<br><br>The&nbsp;Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Texture, the mobile app&nbsp;that lets you tap directly into the world's most popular magazines,&nbsp;anywhere, using your phone or tablet. Dive deeper into Vogue, People,&nbsp;Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—with interactive content for a&nbsp;richer reading experience. Right now, try Texture for free at<br>Texture.com/<strong>political</strong>.<br>And&nbsp;by Audible.com, with more than 180,000 audiobooks and spoken-word<br>audio products. Get a 30-day trial and a free audiobook at&nbsp;Audible.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br>And&nbsp;by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish<br>clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20<br>percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/<strong>gabfest.</strong><br>Join&nbsp;Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at&nbsp;www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter:&nbsp;@SlateGabfestFacebook:&nbsp;facebook.com/GabfestEmail:&nbsp;gabfest@slate.comShow&nbsp;notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 12, 2016
Gabfest Extra: The "New Hampshire Primary" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and Slate's Jim Newell discuss the impact of the New Hampshire Primary on the Republican and Democratic parties.<br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Blue Apron. For less than $10 per meal, Blue Apron delivers all the fresh ingredients you need to create delicious, home-cooked meals. You can get your first two meals for free at BlueApron.com/GABFEST.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 10, 2016
Gabfest Extra: Whistlestop, The Straight Talk Express
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In this episode of Slate's podcast about campaign history, John Dickerson explains how retail politics won the day in the 2000 Republican primary in New Hampshire.<br><br>This week's This episode is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace.com. Enter the order code WHISTLESTOP at checkout to get 10% off. Squarespace—Build it Beautiful.<br><br>Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at&nbsp;<a href="https://exit.sc/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fslate.com%2Fpodcastsplus">slate.com/podcastsplus</a>.<br><br>Email:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:whistlestop@slate.com">whistlestop@slate.com<br></a><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 09, 2016
The "Coin Toss" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the impact of the Iowa Caucus on the Republican and Democratic Parties and David Plotz speaks with Adam McKay about America's financial system and his Oscar-nominated film,&nbsp;<em>The Big Short</em>.<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 50% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/POLITICALand<br>using the promo code&nbsp;<strong>POLITICAL</strong>.<br><br>And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code&nbsp;<strong>GABFEST</strong>.<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 05, 2016
Gabfest Extra: The “Is It Groundhog Day or Is It the Day After Iowa Caucuses” Edition
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David Plotz is joined by Slate's chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie and Chairman of the Slate Group Jacob Weisberg to offer breaking analysis of the Iowa Caucus with Political Gabfest flair.&nbsp;<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus<br>offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 02, 2016
The "Dark, Dark, Dark Money" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the latest from the campaign trail just days ahead of the Iowa caucus, the liklihood of Michael Bloomberg entering the race as an independent candidate and Jane Mayer's new book, “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.”<br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br>And by Credit Karma. Do not pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can get your credit report, right now, absolutely free. Just visit CreditKarma.com/SAVE to get<br>started! There are no strings attached and no credit card is required.<br>And by Texture, the mobile app that lets you tap directly into the world's most popular magazines, anywhere, using your phone or tablet. Dive deeper into&nbsp;<em>Vogue, People, Esquire, Time</em>—and hundreds more. There's interactive content for a richer reading experience. Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/POLITICAL.&nbsp;<br><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/Gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 29, 2016
The “Squirmishes” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss Ted Cruz and Donald Trump and the state of the Republican race for the Presidential nomination. They talk about the U.S. relationship with Iran and the water crisis in Flint Michigan. &nbsp;<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And Gabfest fans can get $50 towards any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/<strong>political&nbsp;</strong>and using the promo code&nbsp;<strong>POLITICAL</strong>.<br><br>And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and they have an interface that's easy to use. Gabfest fans can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/<strong>gabfest</strong>.<br><br>And by Credit Karma. Do not pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma you can get your credit report, right now, absolutely free. Just visit CreditKarma.com/<strong>save&nbsp;</strong>to get started! There are no strings attached and no credit card is required.<br><br>Join Slate Plus!<br>Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more.<br>Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter:<br>@SlateGabfest<br><br>Facebook:<br>facebook.com/Gabfest<br><br>Email:<br>gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Show notes at<br>slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 22, 2016
The "There Once Was a Union Maid But Not Anymore" Edition
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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the tightening race between Hillary and Bernie for Iowa, the Supreme Court’s upcoming blow to unions, and Sean Penn’s controversial interview with Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo.’<br><br>The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.<br><br>And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com slash gabfest—that's B-O-N-O-B-O-S dot com slash gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make.<br><br>And by HelloFresh, the meal kit delivery service that makes cooking fun, easy, and convenient! Each week, HelloFresh creates new, delicious recipes—complete with step-by-step instructions. They are designed to take around 30 minutes. Visit HelloFresh.com and enter gabfest when you subscribe – you'll get 35 dollars off your first week of deliveries.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 15, 2016
The “I'm From the Government and I'm Here to Help” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie and John Dickerson discuss the state of the Republican Party with less than a month to go before the first primary, President Obama's latest effort to improve gun control and gabfest hosts talk with author Jacob<br>Weisberg about his new book,&nbsp;<em>Ronald Reagan.<br></em><br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Twitter: @SlateGabfest<br>Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest<br>Email: gabfest@slate.com<br>Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 08, 2016
The "Conundrum" Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz debate a selection of<br>listener-generated conundrums that range from the political to the<br>fantastical.<br>Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only<br>podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at<br>www.slate.com/gabfestplus.Twitter:@SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.com<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 01, 2016
The “Year's Best Gabfest” Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon review some of the best Political Gabfest segments from 2015 including a conversation with Ta Nehisi Coates, a discussion of gender dynamics on Capitol Hill, a journey back in time to the night of President Lincoln's assassination, cocktail chatter and life hacks.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 25, 2015
The "Chaos Candidate" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the fourth Republican debate in Las Vegas (did America win it?), the court-martial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, and what can and should be learned from the big news events of 2015.   The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. That’s ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed. Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook. We post to the Facebook page throughout the week, so keep the conversation going by joining us there. Or follow us@SlateGabfest (#heygabfest)! The email address for the Political Gabfest isgabfest@slate.com.  <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 18, 2015
The “Is He Hitler or Mussolini?” Edition
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John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz discuss Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric, the Supreme Court's deliberations around considerations of race in college admissions and the one-person, one-vote case before the Supreme Court. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST. And by Credit Karma. Don’t pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can see your credit score, right now, absolutely free. Just text GABFEST to 89800 to download the free Credit Karma app and get started. And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron sends gourmet recipes, and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, right to your door. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfectly portioned and come with an easy to follow recipe card—so you can create a delicious meal in 35 minutes or less. Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today atwww.slate.com/gabfestplus. Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook. We post to the Facebook page throughout the week, so keep the conversation going by joining us there. Or follow us@SlateGabfest (#heygabfest). The email address for the Political Gabfest isgabfest@slate.com.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2015
The "Everything is Absolutely Terrible" Edition
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The “Everything is Absolutely Terrible” Edition Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the mass shootings in California and Colorado, the Climate Summit in France and Rahm Emanuel's future as mayor of Chicago. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. And by The Message, an original science fiction podcast from Panoply and GE Podcast Theater. All of Season 1 is available now, so listen and find out why a 70-year-old alien recording seems to be killing people. Search for The Message on iTunes. Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed.Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook. We post to the Facebook page throughout the week, so keep the conversation going by joining us there. Or follow us@SlateGabfest (#heygabfest)! The email address for the Political Gabfest isgabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)  <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2015
The "Thousands Were Cheering" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Donald Trump's lie-telling, take the temperature on anti-immigrant sentiment and they debate the importance of maintaining or removing Woodrow Wilson's prominence from the Princeton University campus.The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron sends gourmet recipes, and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, right to your door. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfectly portioned—and come with an easy to follow recipe card—so you can create a delicious meal in 35 minutes or less. Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest      <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 26, 2015
The “I’m Not Throwing Away My Shot” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the growing threat of ISIS (live from the Superfest on Broadway show), the Supreme Court case over Texas abortion restrictions, and the hit musical Hamilton.   The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST.   And by MSNBC. For the past forty years, Chris Matthews has lived and breathed American politics. Chris explores today’s issues with passion, compassion, and persistence non-stop. Watch him on Hardball with Chris Matthews, weeknights at 7 Eastern only on MSNBC.   And by Credit Karma. Don’t pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can see your credit score, right now, absolutely free. Just text GABFEST to 89800 to download the free Credit Karma app and get started!   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.   Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 20, 2015
The "I Don't Like Philosophy or Welding" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss the fourth Republican debate, student protests at University of Missouri and Yale University and President Obama appealing executive action on immigration to the Supreme Court. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST. And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more. Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed. Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook. We post to the Facebook page throughout the week, so keep the conversation going by joining us there. Or follow us@SlateGabfest (#heygabfest)! The email address for the Political Gabfest isgabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 13, 2015
The "Predator in the Bathroom" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the 2015 election results, GOP candidates' debate demands, and the rising mortality of middle-aged white Americans. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for Stamps.com and get a 4-week trial and a $110 bonus offer when you use the promo code GABFEST. And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron sends gourmet recipes, and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, right to your door. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfectly portioned—and come with an easy to follow recipe card—so you can create a delicious meal in 35 minutes or less. Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 06, 2015
The "Jeb-With-A-Sad-Droopy-Exclamation-Point!" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the third Republican primary debate, the Obama-Boehner budget deal, and the violent arrest of a South Carolina high school student.The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Watch Rachel as she breaks down the big headlines for the local threads that tie them all together. It’s the Rachel Maddow Show … covering America one story at time. Weeknights at 9 Eastern only on MSNBC.And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make.And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 30, 2015
The “11 Hours and She Didn’t Flinch” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Hillary Clinton's best week ever, the failing campaign strategies of Jeb Bush, and Matthew Yglesias's essay in Vox about the "deep trouble" that Democrats are in. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 23, 2015
The "Sick and Tired of Your Damn Emails" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz recap the first Democratic debate and discuss Paul Ryan for Speaker of the House and the Wisconsin gun trial. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. And by The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Watch Rachel as she breaks down the big headlines for the local threads that tie them all together. It’s the Rachel Maddow Show covering America one story at time. Weeknights at 9 Eastern only on MSNBC. And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 16, 2015
The "Would You Like to Be Speaker of the House?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the tumultuous race for Speaker of the House. They also preview the Democratic debate with special guest David Axelrod and talk about the tepid presidential campaign of Jeb Bush.    The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/political and using the promo codePOLITICAL.   And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.    And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make.    Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 09, 2015
The Living Will Envy the Dead Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, David Plotz, and guest Julia Ioffe discuss the aftermath of John Boehner’s departure, the showdown between Vladamir Putin and Barack Obama over Syria, and a case involving prosecutorial fiddling with DNA evidence. The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money. OPEN ACCOUNT is available now on iTunes.     And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes.   And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/Gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 02, 2015
Gabfest Extra: House Speaker John Boehner Will Resign
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss the surprise resignation announcement of House Speaker John Boehner. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 25, 2015
The "Carly, Scotty, Franny" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the rapid fall of Gov. Scott Walker, the quick rise of Carly Fiorina, and the crossover appeal of Pope Francis.The Slate Political Gabfest is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron sends gourmet recipes, and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, right to your door. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfectly portioned—and come with an easy to follow recipe card—so you can create a delicious meal in 35 minutes or less. Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free.And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80 percent compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/gabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 25, 2015
The Live from San Francisco Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz analyze the second Republican presidential debate and discuss the possible government shutdown over Planned Parenthood. They also talk to author and podcaster Merlin Mann about time, attention, and productivity. The Political Gabfest is brought to you by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast—Exchanges at Goldman Sachs—available on iTunes. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. And by Bonobos. Bonobos takes the pain and hassle out of finding stylish clothes that fit. For a limited time, all new customers can get 20 percent off their first order at Bonobos.com/gabfest. Discover the difference that an expertly crafted, better-fitting wardrobe can make. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 18, 2015
The Completely Authentic, Totally Spontaneous, Fun-Loving Campaign Reboot Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Julia Ioffe of the New York Times Magazine discuss Hillary Clinton's campaign reboot, the catastrophic war in Syria, and the Iran nuclear deal. The Slate Political Gabfest  is sponsored by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak [pronounced Soo-Jin Palk] and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money. OPEN ACCOUNT is coming soon on iTunes. And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 11, 2015
The "Let's Get All Smug About That Kentucky Clerk" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the continuing controversy over Hillary Clinton's emails, the European refugee crisis, and a Kentucky clerk's defiant stand against marriage equality. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by CVS Health, working to save thousands of lives, one pill at a time, with industry leading programs that help people stay on their medication as prescribed. Visit CVSHEALTH.com to learn more. CVS Health, where Health is Everything. And by SAP. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile. Develop new streams of revenue. Predict the future. And reimagine the way they do business. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 04, 2015
The "Aw, What a Beautiful Little Anchor Baby!" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Jeb Bush's evolving stance on immigration, talk to David Leonhardt of the New York Times about the recently erratic global markets, and take up the controversy over topless women in Times Square. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 28, 2015
The Amabots and Amholes Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and author Jack Hitt discuss Donald Trump's immigration policy, the impact of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, and the New York Times piece about working conditions at Amazon. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Blue Apron. Blue Apron sends gourmet recipes, and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, right to your door. Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 21, 2015
The Blood Coming Out of Her Wherever Edition
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Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and Amanda Hess discuss the dustup between Donald Trump and newswoman Megyn Kelly and the single-issue presidential aspirations of Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig. They also talk to Slate's Will Oremus about the restructuring of Google. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by Volvo Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 14, 2015
The "Nine German Shepherds and One Raccoon" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the first Republican debate, a potential presidential run by Joe Biden, and the state of the #BlackLivesMatter movement a year after Michael Brown’s death.   The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/gabfest and using the promo code POLITICAL.   Also by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/gabfest.   And by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today atwww.slate.com/gabfestplus.   Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com   Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 07, 2015
The How to Debate a Drunk Person Edition
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Live from Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the upcoming Republican primary debate on Fox News, the New York magazine cover story about the many rape and assault allegations against entertainer Bill Cosby, and the indomitable rise of Uber. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. And by Blue Apron, the new service that delivers all the ingredients you need to make incredible meals at home. Discover a better way to cook.  Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 31, 2015
The "Who Will Donald Trump Insult Next?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss peak Trump versus percolating Kasich, the arrest and subsequent suicide of Sandra Bland, and the fate of the Guantanamo Bay detention center. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. And by SundanceNow Doc Club! The new streaming service for everyone who loves documentaries. Discover unforgettable films like The Queen of Versailles, The Staircase, and The Weather Underground. To get a free 30-day trial go to docclub.com/gabfest. And by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/gabfest. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 24, 2015
The John Kerry is Polishing His Nobel Peace Prize Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Obama's Iran nuclear deal, Scott Walker's presidential candidacy, and a pro-life group's undercover Planned Parenthood video. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code GABFEST. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 17, 2015
The "How Many Push-Ups Should the President Be Able to Do?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the sudden import of political polling, the First Amendment stakes of the Hulk Hogan sex-tape trial, and what questions we should be asking our presidential candidates. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. This episode is also sponsored by Harrys.com, which offers a better shaving experience. Go to harrys.com and enter the coupon code GABFEST for $5 off the starter set, and start shaving smarter today. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by SundanceNow Doc Club! The new streaming service for everyone who loves documentaries. Discover unforgettable films like The Queen of Versailles, The Staircase, and The Weather Underground. To get a free 30-day trial go to docclub.com/gabfest. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 10, 2015
The Killers and Rapists Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Matt Yglesias recap the recently ended Supreme Court term, discuss the dire economic situation in Greece, and debate the worthiness of Donald Trump's candidacy. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by SundanceNow Doc Club! The new streaming service for everyone who loves documentaries. Discover unforgettable films like The Queen of Versailles, The Staircase, and The Weather Underground. To get a free 30-day trial go to docclub.com/gabfest. And by Ziprecruiter. With Ziprecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/gabfest. And by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/gabfest. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 03, 2015
Extra: The "Wait! There's Marriage Equality!" Edition
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On this special mini-episode, everyone drops what they were doing to talk about a historic day at the Supreme Court. Emily Bazelon (calling from the side of a highway somewhere in New England), John Dickerson (hidden away in the CBS compound), and David Plotz react to the 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, determining that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 26, 2015
The Jiggery-Pokery Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the meaning and symbolism of Confederate iconography, and Pope Francis's encyclical on climate change. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/gabfest and using the promo code POLITICAL. And by Blue Apron, the new service that delivers all the ingredients you need to make incredible meals at home. Discover a better way to cook.  Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 26, 2015
The "I Would Build a Great Wall" Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Jamelle Bouie discuss the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the now-official presidential aspirations of both Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, and the increasingly effective campaign of Bernie Sanders. Slate's Political Gabfest is sponsored by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace.com. Enter offer code GABFEST at checkout to get 10% off. Squarespace—Build it Beautiful. And by SundanceNow Doc Club! The new streaming service for everyone who loves documentaries. Discover unforgettable films like The Queen of Versailles, The Staircase, and The Weather Underground. To get a free 30-day trial go to docclub.com/gabfest. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2015
The "I'm Defaulting on My Student Loans" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Supreme Court's "Jerusalem passport" ruling, Hillary Clinton's electoral strategy, and the crushing burden of student debt. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST. And by the University of California, committed to advancing our world through discovery. Learn more at universityofcalifornia.edu. The University of California—the power of public. And by Blue Apron, the new service that delivers all the ingredients you need to make incredible meals at home. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfectly portioned and come with an easy to follow recipe card, so you can create a delicious meal in 35 minutes or less. Discover a better way to cook.  Visit BlueApron.com/gabfest to get your first two meals free. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 12, 2015
This Gabfest Is On Background Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss upcoming First Amendment cases at the Supreme Court, Hillary Clinton's relationship with reporters, and Caitlyn Jenner's debut on the cover of Vanity Fair. Our sponsors: Volvo. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get full coverage for up to five years, including wear and tear. Visit volvocars.com/us. And: SundanceNow Doc Club, the new streaming service for everyone who loves documentaries. Discover unforgettable films handpicked by programmers like Susan Sarandon, Ira Glass and, yes, David Plotz. To get a free 30-day trial go to docclub.com/political.  Also: Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles -- and the perfect gift for Father's Day. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code POLITICAL. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 05, 2015
The Bags and Bags and More Bags of Cash Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the U.S. government's case against international soccer's most powerful and corrupt organization, the assault against the USA PATRIOT Act, and a curious Supreme Court case that could be a boon to Republicans. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.     And by the University of California, committed to advancing our world through discovery. Learn more at universityofcalifornia.edu. The University of California—the power of public.     Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 29, 2015
The "Osama bin Laden Sure Read Boring Books" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Osama bin Laden's reading list, Emma Sulkowicz's Mattress Performance, and the refusal by some male lawmakers to meet alone with female staffers.     The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.     And by Squarespace, the easiest way to create a beautiful website, blog, or online store. Squarespace features an easy to use interface, beautiful templates, and 24/7 customer support. Right now, go to Squarespace.com, and enter the offer code GABFEST at checkout to get 10% off. Squarespace. Build it Beautiful.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 22, 2015
The "I Don't Mean to Yell at You, But I Feel Good Doing It" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Seymour Hersh's conspiratorial counter-narrative of the killing of Osama bin Laden, the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, and Jeb Bush's retrospective view of the Iraq War.   The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.     Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code “POLITICAL".     And by the University of California, committed to advancing our world through discovery. Learn more at universityofcalifornia.edu. "The University of California—The power of public."     Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 15, 2015
The "Je Suis Pam Geller" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss whether Pamela Geller's "Draw Muhammad" event should be cheered or jeered, debate why the GOP presidential field is so diverse, and fret over the multistate military drill known at Operation Jade Helm.   The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by CVS Health, where Health is Everything. CVS is working to save thousands of lives, one pill at a time, with industry leading programs that help people stay on their medication as prescribed. Visit CVSHEALTH.COM to learn more.     Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 08, 2015
The "Can I Get Some of That Clinton Cash?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson are joined by Ta-Nahisi Coates to discuss the situation in Baltimore following the death of a black man while in police custody. They also talk about recent Supreme Court arguments over marriage equality and the death penalty and debate the week in Democratic campaign politics.     The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official U.S. postage using your own computer and printer, and save up to 80% compared to a postage meter. Sign up for a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer when you visit Stamps.com and use the promo code GABFEST.     And by the University of California, committed to advancing our world through discovery. Learn more at universityofcalifornia.edu. The University of California—the power of public.     And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/gabfest and using the promo code POLITICAL.     Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.   Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 01, 2015
The "Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the burgeoning refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East, the uneasy courtship between the Koch Brothers and Gov. Scott Walker, and the upcoming Supreme Court arguments over same-sex marriage.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest     Slate's Political Gabfest is brought to you by Squarespace, the easiest way to create a beautiful website, blog, or online store for you and your ideas. Squarespace features an elegant interface, beautiful templates, and 24/7 customer support. Right now, go to Squarespace.com, and enter the offer code GABFEST at checkout to get 10% off. Squarespace. Build it Beautiful.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 24, 2015
The Chicken in Every Burrito Bowl Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the newly launched presidential campaigns of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican contender Marco Rubio. They also talk about the recent action by Congress over the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest     This week's episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. If you go to stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top of the home page and enter GABFEST for a $110 bonus offer, including up to $55 in free postage and a no-risk trial. This week's episode is also sponsored by the University of California, committed to creating solutions to today’s environmental challenges. To uncover groundbreaking research from the University of California, visit slate.com/breakthroughs.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 17, 2015
The Live at the Bell House Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the shooting death of Walter Scott by North Charleston, SC police officer Michael Slager, the possibility of a President Rand Paul, and the sesquicentennial anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest     This week's episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. If you go to stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top of the home page and enter GABFEST for a $110 bonus offer, including up to $55 in free postage and a no-risk trial.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 10, 2015
The "So, Who Can You Discriminate Against?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Obama Administration's nuclear deal with Iran, the controversial "religious liberty" law in Indiana, and the retirement of Sen. Harry Reid.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest     This week's episode is sponsored by the University of California, committed to creating solutions to today’s environmental challenges. To uncover groundbreaking research from the University of California, visit slate.com/breakthroughs. This episode is also sponsored by PBS, presenting “Wolf Hall," based on the best-selling book series about political intrigue in the Tudor court. “Wolf Hall” airs on Masterpiece on PBS, Sunday, April 5 at 10/9 central.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 03, 2015
The "Say It with Me: President Ted Cruz" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Jamelle Bouie discuss the presidential ambitions of Sen. Ted Cruz, the Supreme Court case involving license plates and the Confederate flag, and the deliberate downing of a German airliner.     Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest     This week's episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. If you go to stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top of the home page and enter GABFEST for a $110 bonus offer, including up to $55 in free postage and a no-risk trial.   Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 27, 2015
The "Welcome Back, Vladimir" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Julia Ioffe discuss the reelection in Israel of Bibi Netanyahu, the reappearance in Russia of Vladimir Putin, and the resignation from Congress of Rep. Aaron Schock. This week's episode is sponsored by Stamps.com. If you go to stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top of the home page and enter GABFEST for a $110 bonus offer, including up to $55 in free postage and a no-risk trial. This episode is also sponsored by Harrys.com, which offers a better shaving experience. Go to harrys.com and enter the coupon code GABFEST for $5 off the starter set, and start shaving smarter today. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 20, 2015
The "Is It Dear Ali or Dear Ayatollah or Dear Mullah?" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Betsy Woodruff discuss the Republican letter to Iran's leaders, the Clinton nonexplanation of her private email account, and a University of Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant.   This week's episode is sponsored by “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” the new documentary series airing Sundays at 8, only on HBO.     Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus.  <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 13, 2015
Whistlestop: The Art of Political Umbrage-Taking
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In this episode of Slate's bite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson recounts the election of 1840, during which a candidate took to the trail for the very first time. Recommended for fans of Slate's Political Gabfest and American political history.     This week's show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series "Turning Points in American History." Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop.     Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.  <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 11, 2015
The hdr22@clintonemail.com Edition
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss the fallout from Netanyahu's speech before Congress, Hillary Clinton's use of private email to conduct public business, and the oral arguments in the Supreme Court's latest ObamaCare case. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 06, 2015
The "Bibi, Vidi, Vici" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Supreme Court's ObamaCare case, Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress, and whether Chris Christie's presidential campaign has already fizzled. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 27, 2015
The "Does President Obama Love America?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the legality of Obama's immigration policy, the strategy of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's university cuts, and recent rhetorical assaults on the president. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 20, 2015
The "Happy Valentine's Day, Judge Moore" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Alabama's legal thicket over marriage equality, whether to forgive Brian Williams, and Emily's New York Times Magazine story "The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor." Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 13, 2015
The "Vaxxers, Taxers, and Just the Facts-ers" Edition
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Annie Lowrey of New York magazine discuss the burgeoning anti-vaccine movement, the go-nowhere Obama budget, and the fog-of-war embellishments of NBC's Brian Williams. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 06, 2015
The "Can You Buy a President for $889,000,000?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Koch Brothers' big bet on 2016, the Supreme Court's death penalty case, and the merits of Jonathan Chait's "Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say" piece. Help us make our podcasts even better! Take Slate's listener survey at to slate.com/survey Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 30, 2015
The "Is It Rude to Fall Asleep During the State of the Union?" Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Obama's State of the Union address, the Supreme Court's next (final?) marriage equality case, and the controversy over the movie Selma. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 23, 2015
The Tom Hanks Went to Community College and So Should You Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the fallout from the French terrorist attack, whether Mitt Romney is really weighing a third presidential run, and Obama's ambition to make community college tuition free. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 16, 2015
Le "Je Suis Charlie Hebdo" Édition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the murderous attack on a French satirical newspaper, the start of the new Congressional session, and the NYPD's recent work slowdown. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 09, 2015
The Year's Best Gabfest Edition
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In segments culled from throughout 2014, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss when to call the cops, the rise of political partyism, and whether to read Hillary Clinton's Hard Choices. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 02, 2015
The “2014 Conundrum Show, Live in Chicago” Edition
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Ask Amy columnist Amy Dickinson discuss tough philosophical and ethical conundrums about sending kids to private school, keeping secrets from spouses, and why they wish they’d had more sex in their 20s. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 26, 2014
The "Why Close Guantanamo When You Can Open Havana?" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba with guest Will Dobson. They also talk about Jeb Bush's possible presidential run and Julia Turner joins to explain Slate's Year of Outrage. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 19, 2014
The America's National Shame Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called "torture report," the unraveling Rolling Stone story about an alleged rape at UVA, and the satirical performance art that was the Colbert Report. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2014
The "I'm Pregnant, Don't Fire Me!" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss a grand jury's refusal to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner and a Supreme Court case about protections for pregnant workers. They also debate whether Obamacare has hurt the Dems. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2014
Political Gabfest Extra: Windy City Wander
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David Plotz and Emily Bazelon recently took a spin through downtown Chicago. Hear their conversation about Chicago's history, its national profile, and a sea change in the city's mighty river.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2014
Political Gabfest Extra: San Francisco Treat
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Dana Stevens leads David Plotz on a drive through San Francisco, the city she called home for 12 years. They chat about Dana's grad-school era, David's deep mistrust of the ocean, and one gigantic camera. This extra was recorded on the 2014 National Gabfest Tour made possible by Acura.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 02, 2014
The "No True Bill" Edition
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Jamelle Bouie joins Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz to discuss the decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson. Also, the Facebook threat case headed to the Supreme Court and the GOP’s strong 2016 presidential field. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 28, 2014
The "Is Thanksgiving Red or Blue?" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss President Obama's immigration overhaul, the politics of the Keystone Pipeline, and whether Thanksgiving is a liberal or a conservative holiday. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2014
The President Whisperer Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the Supreme Court's new Affordable Care Act case, Obama's net neutrality stance, and the whisper campaign against White House aide Valerie Jarrett. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 14, 2014
The Multitudinous States Incarnadine Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the results of the midterm elections, what's next for both parties, and the trend in ballot initiatives. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 07, 2014
The "I'll Disown You If You Marry a Republican" Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the looming midterm elections, debate the exisence of "partyism," and attempt to understand Gamergate with New York Times video game critic Chis Suellentrop. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 31, 2014
The Fake ID Edition
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and special guest David Leonhardt of the New York Times discuss the influence of billionaire political donors, debate the value of voter ID laws, and talk about the legacy of the late Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 24, 2014
The "Is Amazon Evil?" Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Annie Lowrey discuss the political response to Ebola, ponder the presumptive 2015 Congress, and debate whether Amazon is a monopoly. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 17, 2014
The Live in San Francisco Superfest Edition
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With MC Mike Pesca, the Political and Culture Gabfests team up to discuss California's recent "Yes Means Yes" legislation and the new wave of political TV shows. They also debate the merits of the Silicon Valley ethos and play a few rounds of Dictionary. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 10, 2014
Political: The Jump the Fence Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the bungling, bullying Secret Service, the possibility that Mitt Romney may still harbor presidential ambitions, and the peculiar Senate race in Kansas. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 03, 2014
The Dead, Dead, Dead at 75 Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, the bombing campaign against ISIS, and Ezekiel Emanuel's Atlantic piece, "Why I Hope to Die at 75." Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 26, 2014
The Spanking Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the apparent desire for a progressive presidential candidate. They also talk about the growing Ebola epidemic and the controversy over corporal punishment. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 19, 2014
The They May Take Our Lives But They'll Never Take Our Freedom Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss President Obama's plans to defeat the Islamic State. They also talk about the war for women voters in the upcoming midterm elections and Scotland's move toward independence from the United Kingdom. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 12, 2014
The In the Cloud, No One Knows You're a Dog Edition
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Putin's dastardly designs on Ukraine with Slate foreign editor Will Dobson. They also talk about the upcoming midterm elections and the fallout over stolen photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 05, 2014
The Gabfest to End All Gabfests Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Dan Carlin. This week: Executive action on immigration, the Ex-Im Bank and crony capitalism, and the centenary of WWI. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 29, 2014
The "Why Isn't Everyone Rioting?" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Mike Pesca. This week: The aftermath of Ferguson, a grisly provocation by ISIS, and a proposed lottery to spur voter turnout. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 22, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The All Criminal Justice Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon with Vesla Weaver and James Forman, both of Yale University. This week: The deaths, at the hands of police, of Mike Brown and Eric Garner. Also, a discussion of On the Run, by sociologist Alice Goffman. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 15, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Conservative Nanny State Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson. This week: Is the GOP becoming a Party of ideas? Also, the move in Tennesse to toss out the Democratic judges on Tennessee State Supreme Court, and why people panic about Ebola even when they don't need to.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 08, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "What Does Congress Do All Day?" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz with special guests Jamelle Bouie and Annie Lowrey. This week: Continued violence in the Middle East, a potential lawsuit against Obama, and a small victory for the pro-choice contingent in the South. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Joe Biden's White Teeth Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Julia Ioffe. This week: The chaotic war in Ukraine, the continued fight over Obamacare, and profiling Joe Biden. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 25, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "So Sue Me" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: House Republicans plan to sue President Obama, Elizabeth Warren rallies the Democratic base, and a woman is arrested for leaving her nine-year-old at the park. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 18, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The May I Introduce You to President Harding and His Friend Jerry Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg. This week: A new round of violence between Israel and Hamas, Millennials may lean right politically, and Warren G. Harding named his penis. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 11, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The You're a Facebook Lab Rat Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: The High Court's Hobby Lobby decision, the impasse over immigration reform, and Facebook's ethically ambiguous research. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 04, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Get Your Hands Off My Cellphone, Officer Edition
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David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon discuss this week's Supreme Court ruling for police to have a warrant prior to searching the electronic device of a person arrested, Thad Cochran's win in Missippi, and Rand Paul's future in the GOP. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 27, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "I Don't Have a Title for This Show" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, Will Dobson, and John Dickerson. This week: Will Iraq break apart? Who is Abu Khattala? And are violent threats protected speech? Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Eric Cantor Sure Wears Beautiful Shoes Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: The shocking primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Hillary Clinton's Hard Choices, and a major blow against teacher tenure in California. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 13, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Go Ahead, Negotiate with Terrorists Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: The fallout following the deal that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Obama makes a push on carbon emissions, and the Mississippi Republican primary heads to a runoff. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 06, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The College, Why Bother? Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Jake Tapper of CNN. This week: Elliot Rodger sparks a national conversation about misogyny, American higher education is in crisis, and hard choices abound in Detroit. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 30, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Secret Waiting List Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: The Veterans Affairs scandal, the Republican primaries, and the question of reparations for African-Americans. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 23, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Google Will Never, Ever, Ever Forget You Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: discussing climate change with the Bad Astronomer, Phil Pait; Jill Abramson fired from The Gray Lady; and more.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 16, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The I Miss Monica Lewinsky Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Prayer at the Supreme Court, the Republican takeover of North Carolina, and Lewinsky redux. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 09, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "Go Ahead, Search My OkCupid Profile" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Race and the NBA with guest Mike Pesca, a botched execution in Oklahoma, and the Supreme Court on searching cell phones. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 02, 2014
The Political Gabfest: Texas Q&A
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The Q&A session from our live Austin, Texas, show with Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, joined by the Texas Tribune's Reeve Hamiltion, Emily Ramshaw, and Ross Ramsey.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 26, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "Can You Say President Rick Perry?" Edition
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Live from Austin, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are joined by the Texas Tribune's Reeve Hamiltion, Emily Ramshaw, and Ross Ramsey to discuss Common Core, the Texas gubernatorial race, and the presidential hopes of Rick Perry and Ted Cruz. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 25, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Ukraine, You Saw, You Conquered Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and Jamelle Bouie. This week: Will Dobson on Ukraine, race in America during the Obama presidency, and allegations of rape against Jameis Winston remain uninvestigated. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 18, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Emily, Would You Please Stop Being So Emotional Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Is it shaping up to be Bush v. Clinton in 2016? Is it sexist to say that a woman is too emotional? Is it reckless to sail the high seas with young children? Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 11, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Live Nude Dancing at the Kitty Kat Lounge Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: McCutcheon v. FEC clears the way for even more money in politics, Paul Ryan proposes a budget, and "Arguendo" dramatizes the Supreme Court. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 04, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to Be President?" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Jacob Weisberg, and New York Times columnist Gail Collins. This week: Hobby Lobby challenges Obamacare, the Age Question haunts Hillary, and Dems attack Nate Silver's Big Data journalism. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 28, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The We Are Invincible Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle. This week: U.S. foreign policy, Obamacare by the numbers, and McArdle's new book, The Up Side of Down. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 21, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The Between Two Ferns Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Congress v. the CIA, Jolly wins Florida-13, and Obama v. Galifianakis. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 14, 2014
The Political Gabfest: The "Do I Look Stoned?" Edition
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Slate's Political Gabfest live from Washington D.C., featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and New Republic editor Julia Ioffe. This week: The crisis in Ukraine, the decriminalization of marijuana, and the revamping of the SAT. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 07, 2014