Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest has moved! Find new episodes here.

March 29 2018 5:03 PMThe “Pardon Me” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the census citizenship question, Trump’s (lack of) legal representation, and gerrymandering.
March 15 2018 6:52 PMThe “Rex Wrecks” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s firing of Rex Tillerson, Pennsylvania’s special election results, and public schools.
March 1 2018 9:16 PMThe “There Once Was a Union Maid but Not Anymore” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the NRA boycott, staff changes at the White House, and the future of public unions.
Feb. 15 2018 8:08 PMThe “Let’s Just Ban Everything” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the school massacre in Florida, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.
Feb. 2 2018 8:32 AMThe “Hope Hicks’ Loose Lips Sink Ships” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the tangled Russia investigation, Donald Trump’s first State of the Union, and Hillary Clinton’s collision with the #MeToo campaign.
Jan. 18 2018 8:58 PMThe “A House Is Not a Hole” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the potential government shutdown, Trump on immigration, and the Aziz Ansari story.
Jan. 4 2018 6:02 PMThe “Lost His Mind” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the buzz around Michael Wolff’s new book, investigations into Russian contact with the Trump team, and a new study about the impact of fake news.
Dec. 21 2017 7:12 PMThe “Paul Ryan Has Died and Gone to Heaven” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the tax bill, government agencies under Trump, and Linda Greenhouse’s new book about covering the Supreme Court.
Dec. 7 2017 6:49 PMThe “Wedding Cake” EditionListen to Slate’s show about harassment-related resignations, cake-decorating preferences at the Supreme Court, and the Middle East peace process.
Nov. 22 2017 9:16 AMThe “Al Franken and Charlie Rose and Bill Clinton and Roy Moore and John Conyers Should All Resign” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP tax bills, a new batch of sexual assault allegations, and the decline of the magazine industry.
Nov. 9 2017 6:22 PMThe “One Year and One Day” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Tuesday’s Democratic victories, Trump’s first year, and tech companies’ role in Russian meddling.
Oct. 26 2017 6:32 PMThe “Live From Chicago” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the growing fissures in the GOP, criminal justice reform in Chicago, and the empowerment of survivors of sexual harassment and assault.
Oct. 12 2017 6:15 PMThe “Adult Day Care” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s infighting, the fall of Harvey Weinstein, and the Clean Power Plan repeal.
Sept. 28 2017 6:36 PMThe “Everyone Listens to Women When They Speak Around Here” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s tax plan, shifting Republican power, and pro athletes using their influence to inspire social change.
Sept. 14 2017 6:05 PMThe “What Happened?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s flirtation with bipartisanship, Hillary Clinton’s new book, and Franklin Foer’s take on big tech.
March 22 2018 8:04 PMThe “Delete Facebook” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Robert Mueller’s job security, Cambridge Analytica’s data mining, and whether 2018 is really just a new take on the 1960s.
March 8 2018 7:03 PMThe “Stormy Weather” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s tariffs, the Stormy Daniels lawsuit, and sanctuary cities.
Feb. 22 2018 7:02 PMThe “Enough Thoughts and Prayers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about students protesting gun violence, the indictments of 13 Russian nationals, and Mitt Romney’s Senate run.
Feb. 8 2018 7:02 PMThe “A Correction, Not a Crash” EditionListen to Slate’s show about stock-market turbulence, the Nunes memo, and accusations that former White House aide Rob Porter is a domestic abuser.
Jan. 25 2018 7:06 PMThe “50,000 Texts” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the integrity of the FBI, the usefulness of government shutdowns, and the value of survivor testimony during sentencing.
Jan. 11 2018 8:12 PMThe “Very Stable Genius” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the future of DACA Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting rights at the Supreme Court.
Dec. 28 2017 9:00 AMThe “2017 Conundrums, Featuring They Might Be Giants” EditionListen to Slate’s show of listener-generated conundrums, answered live before a Boston Gabfest audience.
Dec. 14 2017 7:18 PMThe “Devil and Mr. Jones” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Democrat Doug Jones’ win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill, and awful men in the headlines.
Nov. 30 2017 4:41 PMThe “Pass-Through” EditionListen to Slate’s show about GOP tax cuts, Project Veritas’ attempted media entrapment, and Supreme Court arguments on cellphone tracking.
Nov. 16 2017 6:27 PMThe “She Was Just 17, You Know What I Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Roy Moore, the GOP tax plan, and a potential investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
Nov. 2 2017 5:38 PMThe “Cut, Cut, Cut” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Mueller’s indictments, the tax bill, and John Kelly’s comments on the Civil War.
Oct. 19 2017 5:40 PMThe “President Pence” EditionListen to Slate’s show about presidents and grieving military families, Mike Pence’s core politics, and the opioid crisis.
Oct. 6 2017 10:10 AMThe “Thoughts and Prayers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the shooting in Las Vegas, the federal response to Puerto Rico, and the Supreme Court’s examination of political gerrymandering.
Sept. 21 2017 4:00 PMThe “Equinox, the Rocket Man” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s latest attempt at repealing Obamacare, Robert Mueller’s investigation, and Trump’s tough talk at the U.N.
Sept. 8 2017 10:38 AMThe “DACA Attack-A” EditionListen to Slate’s show about DACA, September’s legislative pileup, and North Korea.

READ MORE STORIES