Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest
Aug. 18 2016 5:30 PMThe “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Paul Manafort, unrest in Milwaukee, and Juanita Broaddrick.
Aug. 11 2016 6:15 PMThe “Many People Are Saying” EditionListen to Slate’s show about GOP defections from Trump and the art of the political apology.
July 29 2016 4:49 PMWhat’s It Like to Interview President Obama One-on-One?John Dickerson walks us through an hour with the president.
July 22 2016 4:52 PMWhy Are Tweets So Much Nastier Than Facebook Comments?And what can Twitter do to control hateful messages?
July 15 2016 6:14 PMGot Questions?The Political Gabfest hosts answer your questions live from their Washington show.
July 13 2016 7:00 PMWatch a 360 Stream of Slate’s Political Gabfest Live in Washington, D.C.
July 8 2016 10:29 AMThe “Seven Salty Almonds, Six-Pointed Stars, Five Secret Emails” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the FBI findings on Clinton’s emails, Trump tweeting a six-pointed star, and Obama’s late-night habits.
July 1 2016 1:46 PMStephen Colbert Has One Big Question About the 2016 Presidential CampaignAnd it’s: “What the hell is going on?”
June 23 2016 5:28 PMThe “Show Me the Money” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s failed fundraising, a potential anti-immigrant right-wing, and Clinton’s choices for vice president.
June 16 2016 7:40 PMThe “Brexit Pursued by a Bear” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Orlando, the U.K.’s upcoming Brexit vote, and whether anti-Trump Democrats should protest the GOP convention.
June 9 2016 6:15 PMThe “Textbook Definition of Racism” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Republican Party amid Trump’s judge comments, Clinton clinching the nomination, and the Stanford rape case.
June 2 2016 5:36 PMThe “Is Trump the Gorilla and America the Kid?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about California’s Democratic primary, Obama’s new overtime rules, and a gorilla killing at the Cincinnati Zoo.
May 26 2016 5:32 PMThe Weiner EditionListen to Slate’s show about Clinton scandals new and old, the fascinating Anthony Weiner documentary, and Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker.
May 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “I Threw a Chair in Reno Just to Watch It Fly” EditionListen to Slate’s show about a potential Democratic Party crackup, new Trump shenanigans, and the Supreme Court’s (non)decision in Zubik v. Burwell.
May 12 2016 5:10 PMThe “Goofy Elizabeth Warren” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s escalating conflicts with Paul Ryan and Elizabeth Warren, pending legal action on North Carolina’s HB2, and Facebook’s news algorithm.
Aug. 12 2016 5:33 PMWhat Donald Trump Said About Sexual Harassment to MeThe Political Gabfest talks to journalist Kirsten Powers about her recent interview with Donald Trump.
Aug. 5 2016 10:29 AMThe “Get That Baby Out of Here” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump picking fights, gender in the campaign, and recent court decisions on voter ID laws.
July 28 2016 8:06 PMThe “Bunch of Malarkey” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Democratic convention and the DNC email hack.
July 21 2016 7:58 PMThe “Your Word is Your Bond” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Republican convention and the departure of Fox News head Roger Ailes.
July 14 2016 4:49 PMThe “Last Week Was Awful and Next Week I Have to Go to Cleveland” Edition—Live From D.C.Listen to Slate’s show about the recent police shootings, the Atlantic cover story on what ails American politics, and the upcoming party conventions.
July 12 2016 3:40 PMHow Does This Keep Happening?After a week of grim news related to gun violence and police brutality, many of us are wondering the same thing.
July 5 2016 9:45 AMThe “Live From the Aspen Ideas Festival” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trumpism, Brexit, and populism around the world, in addition to the new landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion.
June 24 2016 1:36 PMBringing Down the HouseThe Political Gabfest takes a look at the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control.
June 20 2016 2:48 PMAre You Stuck Wearing Suit Jackets in the Summer Heat?Slate staffers share how they dress professionally on the campaign trail.
June 13 2016 12:41 PMWhat Is the (((Echo)))?Twitter has become an echo chamber of parentheses—but what do they mean?
June 6 2016 12:14 PMShould I Sit Out of the Trump Takedown?The Political Gabfest weighs the options for journalists who oppose Donald Trump.
May 31 2016 12:25 PMShould the Statute of Limitations Apply to the Bill Cosby Case?The Political Gabfest debates the sexual assault charges brought against Bill Cosby 12 years ago.
May 23 2016 5:46 PMShould We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.
May 16 2016 3:01 PMWho Is Ben Rhodes?The Political Gabfest takes a closer look at Ben Rhodes—a national security adviser to Obama.
May 6 2016 1:11 PMWhich Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars!