Slate's Emily Bazelon stopped by the Colbert Report on Monday to talk campaign finance and the Supreme Court's upcoming term with Stephen Colbert. Watch her assure Colbert that he doesn't have to get gay-married, then check out the Colbert-endorsed Political Gabfest and Gabfest Extra podcasts.
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John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
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Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.