Political Gabfest

The Ukraine, You Saw, You Conquered Gabfest

Listen to Slate’s show about Putin’s muscle-flexing in Ukraine, race in the Obama era, and the botched Jameis Winston investigation.

April 11 2014 10:51 AMThe “Emily, Would You Please Stop Being So Emotional?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about a possible Jeb Bush candidacy, “emotional” female politicians, and the ethics of taking your children on the high seas.
March 28 2014 10:12 AMThe "Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to Be President?" GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case, ageism in politics, and the spat between Democrats and Nate Silver.
March 14 2014 1:50 PMWould Lincoln Have Done Between Two Ferns?
Feb. 28 2014 11:48 AMIs Clarence Thomas’ Silence Disgraceful?
Feb. 14 2014 11:38 AMPlanet Money’s Adam Davidson Joins This Week’s Gabfest
Jan. 31 2014 2:38 PMCan Ezra Klein and Nate Silver Crack the Future of News?
Jan. 17 2014 1:10 PMThe "You're Married—Psych! You're Not Married" GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama's NSA reform plan, gay marriage in Utah, and abortion protesters in Massachusetts.
Jan. 6 2014 2:03 PMThe Three Jews, Two-and-a-Half Opinions GabfestListen to Slate's show about the minimum wage fight, the threat of violence in Sochi, and the campus politics of criticizing Israel.
Dec. 27 2013 9:47 AMOur Favorite Gabfest Segments of the YearSnowden a traitor? Are bikes like cars? Colbert’s surprise guest chatter, and more!
Dec. 13 2013 3:12 PMDo Tech and Wealth Ruin Cities?
Dec. 5 2013 2:27 PMLive on Air! The Really-It’s-Happening-Right-Now Gabfest.Watch a live stream of the taping of this week’s Slate Political Gabfest.
Nov. 22 2013 3:04 PMLive From Brooklyn: The Ich Bin Ein Gabfester GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Kennedy assassination and how the U.S. would be different if he'd lived.
Nov. 15 2013 1:43 PMThe Don't You Dare Call It a Catfight GabfestListen to Slate's show about saving Obamacare, whether Elizabeth Warren could beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, and what driving laws cyclists should have to follow.
Nov. 8 2013 11:23 AMWhy Rand Paul's Plagiarism Won't Doom His Presidential Aspirations
Nov. 1 2013 10:59 AMThe Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.gov GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on Obamacare's ongoing woes, NSA spying on allied leaders, and racial profiling by New York department stores.
April 4 2014 10:31 AMThe Live Nude Dancing at the Kitty Kat Lounge GabfestListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s latest campaign finance case, GOP budget and tax reform plans, and the play Arguendo.
March 21 2014 12:05 PMThe “We Are Invincible” GabfestListen to Slate’s show about Obama’s foreign policy, the looming ACA deadline, and Megan McArdle’s book The Up Side of Down.
March 7 2014 12:47 PMThe “Do I Look Stoned?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the crisis in Ukraine, decriminalizing marijuana, and revising the SAT.
Feb. 21 2014 11:29 AMThe You're No Frank Underwood GabfestListen to Slate's show about the uprising in Kiev, a failed unionization in Tennessee, and Season 2 of House of Cards.
Feb. 7 2014 1:20 PMThe “Take This Job and Shove It, ’Cause I've Got Obamacare” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the 2014 midterms, whether Obamacare will really reduce employment, and the 10th anniversary of Facebook.
Jan. 24 2014 11:48 AMWould This Documentary Have Saved Romney’s Campaign?
Jan. 10 2014 11:28 AMWill the Chris Christie Bridge Story Have Legs in 2016?
Dec. 27 2013 2:26 PMThe 2013 Conundrums GabfestListen to Slate's special year-end show about life's most confounding questions, as submitted by listeners.
Dec. 20 2013 12:02 PMShould Supreme Court Justices Make Way for the Next Generation?
Dec. 6 2013 1:22 PMThe Motor City Massacre GabfestListen to Slate's show about a federal lawsuit that could gut Obamacare, minimum wage strikes, and Detroit's bankruptcy.
Nov. 29 2013 3:16 PMThe Hobby Lobby Liberal Sobby GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Iranian nuclear deal, the religious rights of corporations, and the future of the filibuster.
Nov. 21 2013 7:09 PMGabfest Extra: The Nuclear OptionDavid Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the Senate Democrats’ vote to end filibusters of most presidential appointments.
Nov. 12 2013 12:07 PMThe “It's Not Plagiarism If You Say It in a Loud Voice” EditionA transcript of the Nov. 8 Political Gabfest.
Nov. 4 2013 12:10 PMMaybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.govA transcript of the Nov. 1 Political Gabfest.
Oct. 30 2013 7:18 PMGabfest Extra: What Went Wrong With Healthcare.gov?John Dickerson and David Auerbach discuss how a real software company would deal with the Obamacare mess.

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