Slate's Political Gabfest

Slate's Political Gabfest

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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by iTunes Listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks. You can join the conversation on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/gabfest.

Episodes

The “Welcome to the Kleptocracy” Edition  

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.

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The “Safe and Special Place” Edition  

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.

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The “Should You Work for President Trump” Edition  

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.

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The "Even Longer National Nightmare" Edition  

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.

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Keep Calm with Slate's Election Newscast  

Slate presents a rolling audio newscast all day on Nov. 8. Hosted by Alison Stewart and This American Life's Zoe Chace. Find the audio at www.slate.com/newscast.

Year of Great Books | What Should We Read Next?  

It’s time to choose the final selection for Slate's Year of Great Books, a Slate Academy series. This time, Laura Miller and Slate Plus members will be joined by John Dickerson, host of CBS’s Face the Nation and panelist on the Political Gabfest.

Hear John talk to Laura about 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.

Cast your vote here.
To sign-up for this Slate Academy, visit Slate.com/GreatBooks

The “Is it Tuesday Yet” Edition  

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. 

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The "Live From Boston" Edition  

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.

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The "I Will Keep You in Suspense" Edition  

David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are
joined by Slate's editor-in-chief, Jacob Weisberg, to discuss
the
third Presidential debate and the possible danger zones that exist
for an opinionated journalist, like
Amy Goodman, covering a
protest.

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The "Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted By Donald Trump" Edition  

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John
Dickerson discuss the sexual assault allegations against Donald
Trump, the latest from WikiLeaks on Hillary Clinton and whether its
ethical to choose not to vote in this election.

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Gabfest Extra: The "Grabfest Post Debate Special" Edition  

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, John
Dickerson and Jacob Weisberg of Trumpcast, join forces to debrief and
decompress after the second Presidential debate.

The “That Mexican Thing” Edition  

John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and David
Plotz discuss Donald Trump's taxes, the yapping dog of the VP debate
and the Supreme Court's attempt to avoid ties with their cases this
season.  

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The “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” Edition  

Hosts John Dickerson, David Plotz and
Emily Bazelon discuss whether Hillary Clinton will surge out of the
first debate, if Donald Trump should bring up the misdeeds of Bill
Clinton and if the most recent  crime numbers really represent the
nation's crime.

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Gabfest Extra: The “I'm So Relieved” Edition  

Trumpcast host Jacob Weisberg and Gabfest hosts David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson team up for some post-Presidential-debate review.

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The “Time to Panic” Edition  

David
Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's
attempt to leave the birther conspiracy club, how the New York and
New Jersey bombs could impact the election and what a pardon for
Edward Snowden would represent for US national security.

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The "Hack, Sputter, Cough" Edition  

David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington
Post to discuss Hillary Clinton's hidden pneumonia, Donald Trump's
charitable self-portraits and the political potential of the latest
economic report. 

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The “Bart Simpson Versus Lisa Simpson” Edition  

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John
Dickerson debate the ethical murkiness of Donald Trump's payment to
Attorney General Pam Bondi, the candidates' preparation styles for
the upcoming debates and the reparations offered by Georgetown
University. 


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The “Make Mexico Great Again” Edition  

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John
Dickerson discuss Donald Trump's visit to Mexico, the breakup of Huma
Abedin and Anthony Weiner, and the Senate races of 2016. 

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The "Meet the New Trump" Edition  

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. 

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The “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick” Edition  

David
Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Slate
Contributor Frank Foer to discuss Paul Manafort's ties to Russia, the
violence in Milwaukee and political responses, and the return of
Juanita Broaddrick to the media spotlight. 

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