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Political Gabfest

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Rank #111 in News & Politics category

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National
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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.

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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.

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Gabfest

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Bazelon and Dickerson are great, Plotz is okay. Give it a shot!

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Keep the whale chatter going😁🐳

iTunes Ratings

5641 Ratings
Average Ratings
4631
415
161
174
260

Gabfest

By PhilipThornblade - May 19 2019
Read more

Bazelon and Dickerson are great, Plotz is okay. Give it a shot!

Save the whales

By Ginagina Smith - May 10 2019
Read more

Keep the whale chatter going😁🐳

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Political Gabfest

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Rank #111 in News & Politics category

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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.

Rank #1: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 17 2018
58 mins
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Rank #2: 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 21 2014
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #3: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 22 2016
52 mins
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Rank #4: 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 11 2014
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #5: 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. 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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 05 2018
55 mins
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Rank #6: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 28 2017
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #7: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 12 2017
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #8: The "Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted By Donald Trump" Edition

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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and JohnDickerson discuss the sexual assault allegations against DonaldTrump, the latest from WikiLeaks on Hillary Clinton and whether itsethical to choose not to vote in this election.Fill out our survey: panoply.fm/surveyJoinSlate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-onlypodcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today atwww.slate.com/gabfestplus.Twitter:@SlateGabfestFacebook:facebook.com/GabfestEmail:gabfest@slate.comShownotes at slate.com/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 13 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #9: 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. 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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 12 2018
51 mins
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Rank #10: 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.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/gabfestPlease fill out the Slate podcast survey at slate.com/podcastsurveyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 08 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #11: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 21 2017
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #12: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 17 2016
57 mins
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Rank #13: 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.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.Twitter: @SlateGabfestFacebook: facebook.com/GabfestEmail: gabfest@slate.comShow notes at slate.com/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 29 2016
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #14: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 06 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #15: 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 25 2014
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Rank #16: The “Hardest Job in the World” Edition

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Ronny Jackson’s will-he-won’t-he Cabinet nomination, arguments before SCOTUS in Hawaii v. Trump, and John’s new piece on the presidency. 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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 26 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #17: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 10 2018
51 mins
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Rank #18: 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. 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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 03 2016
1 hour
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Rank #19: 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.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/gabfestLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 24 2018
54 mins
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Rank #20: 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 09 2015
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