Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest
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.
May 5 2016 4:46 PMThe “Suspending My Campaign” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump as Republican nominee, SCOTUS’ hearing of McDonnell v. United States, and Yale not renaming Calhoun College.
April 28 2016 7:03 PMThe “Live from Georgia” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the most recent Super Tuesday results and their effect on the presidential race.
April 22 2016 10:43 AMThe “Dreaming of 1237” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the New York primary results and the Supreme Court’s hearing of the pivotal immigration case United States v. Texas.
April 14 2016 5:34 PMThe “Count Me Out” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the New York primary, Paul Ryan’s rejection of a possible presidential nomination, and the fallout from North Carolina’s LGBT-discriminatory law.
April 8 2016 9:34 AMThe “Does Bernie Sanders Know Anything About Anything?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s decline, Sanders’ triumph, and SCOTUS’ decision in One Person, One Vote.
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! 
April 29 2016 4:38 PMA SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount RushmoreThe Political Gabfest shares its picks and answers listener questions live in Atlanta.
April 25 2016 1:59 PMThe Changing Face of Our CurrencyThe Political Gabfest examines the faces of the American dollar. 
April 15 2016 12:54 PMWhat #NeverTrump Can Learn From This Spooky 1964 Campaign Ad The Political Gabfest examines a surprisingly topical attack ad from LBJ’s 1964 race against Barry Goldwater.
April 8 2016 6:31 PMThe Political Gabfest Analyzes the Significance of the Panama PapersThe hosts take a closer look at the information leak.
April 1 2016 12:41 PMThe Political Gabfest Designs Mount Rushmore Part 2Who are the four American greats that we should feature on a Mount Rushmore remake?