Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest

The “Freaks and Leaks” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Trump’s Russia links, Obamacare, and American–Israeli relations.

Feb. 9 2017 7:13 PMThe “Nevertheless She Persisted” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the legal challenge to Trump’s immigration ban, Senate confirmations, and SNL’s White House satire.
Jan. 19 2017 5:34 PMThe “I Think We’re Going to Be OK” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Obamacare, covering President Donald Trump, and Chelsea Manning.
Jan. 6 2017 10:49 AMThe “It Still Seems Pretty Swampy to Me” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new Congress, the botched effort to gut the House ethics office, and Obama’s economic legacy.
Dec. 22 2016 5:49 PMThe “How Bad Could 2017 Be Anyway?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the attacks in Europe, policymaking under Trump, and North Carolina politics.
Dec. 16 2016 11:36 AMThe “Red Dawn” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Russia’s intervention in the U.S. election, Trump’s secretary of state, and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Atlantic cover story “My President Was Black.”
Dec. 9 2016 11:22 AMThe “Cling Tightly to One Tiny Piece of Good News” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s Cabinet picks, Pizzagate, and the Electoral College.
Dec. 2 2016 10:18 AMThe “Welcome to the Kleptocracy” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s conflicts of interest, the future of health care, and how journalists should cover Trump’s tweeting.
Nov. 23 2016 10:50 AMThe “Safe and Special Place” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s cabinet choices, the Hamilton–Pence kerfuffle, and how President Trump could obstruct journalists.
Nov. 17 2016 6:06 PMThe “Should You Work for President Trump?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President-elect Trump’s inner circle, how journalists and bureaucrats should respond to his presidency, and Facebook’s fake news problem.
Nov. 10 2016 2:58 PMWhat Do We Do Now?Slate’s Political Gabfest discusses how America can move forward after Trump's victory.
Nov. 4 2016 6:07 PMWas a Federal Jury Right to Acquit the Bundy Brothers?The hosts of Slate’s Political Gabfest discuss the case’s unique verdict.
Oct. 28 2016 5:22 PMWhat Do the Ghosts of America’s Past Have to Say About the Presidential Nominees?  Live from Boston, the Political Gabfest hosts a historical séance to understand the 2016 presidential election.
Oct. 21 2016 1:17 PMIs it Sneaky or Smart to Avoid the Moderator’s Questions?What John Dickerson thought of the third presidential debate.
Oct. 14 2016 1:47 PMHow Should I Talk About Trump to My Kids?And what else you should say about this election, according to the Political Gabfest.
Oct. 7 2016 12:23 PMThese Are Our Favorite Political SongsAnd why music in politics matter, according to the Political Gabfest.
Feb. 2 2017 5:12 PMThe “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses … Ah, Screw It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President Trump’s immigration order, his nominee to the Supreme Court, and the approaches of Washington’s bureaucrats to Trump.
Jan. 13 2017 10:47 AMThe “Cloudy With 100 Percent Chance of Showers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Trump dossier, Cabinet confirmations, and Obama’s political legacy.
Dec. 29 2016 5:23 PMThe “2016 Conundrums” EditionListen to Slate’s show of listener-submitted conundrums, answered live in Brooklyn.
Dec. 19 2016 12:15 PMIs Going to Journalism School Really Worth It?Or is it just a waste of time and money? Slate’s Political Gabfest has some thoughts.
Dec. 9 2016 3:30 PMOur Favorite Books and Gifts of the YearThe Slate Plus Political Gabfest gift guide.
Dec. 2 2016 1:50 PMHere’s How We Avoid the Filter BubbleWant to expand your news consumption habits?
Nov. 29 2016 11:15 AMHere Are the Thanksgiving Traditions You Should DitchAnd which ones should you keep? Slate’s Political Gabfest has ideas.
Nov. 18 2016 2:03 PMTrump’s Not Worth Your Thanksgiving Dinner ConversationSo what should you talk about instead? Slate’s Political Gabfest has ideas.
Nov. 11 2016 3:54 PMWhat Do We Do Now?The Political Gabfest wonders how to move forward.
Nov. 9 2016 5:38 PMThe “Even Longer National Nightmare” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s victory, how Trump will govern, and what his opponents should do now.
Nov. 3 2016 5:11 PMThe “Is It Tuesday Yet?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, FBI Director Comey’s letter, and how to cope with election stress.
Oct. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe “Live From Boston” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, the future of Trumpism, and how to repair the country after this election.
Oct. 20 2016 5:24 PMThe “I Will Keep You in Suspense” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the final presidential debate, Trump’s “rigged election” claims, and the prosecution of journalist Amy Goodman.
Oct. 14 2016 10:41 AMThe “Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted by Donald Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about turmoil in the GOP, WikiLeaked Clinton emails, and the ethics of not voting.
Oct. 7 2016 11:27 AMThe “That Mexican Thing” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s taxes, the VP debate, and the upcoming Supreme Court term.

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