Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest

The Future of American Conservatism

Evan McMullin joins the Political Gabfest to discuss the GOP, Trump, and what D.C. and Utah can learn from each other.

May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump’s Insane Theory About ExerciseThe Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.
May 11 2017 10:48 AMThe “Tuesday Night Massacre” Edition—Live From D.C.Listen to Slate’s show about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the state of conservatism under Trump, and what Utah and D.C. can learn from one another.
April 27 2017 5:52 PMThe “One-Page Tax Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s 100-day mark, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and the executive order on sanctuary cities.
April 17 2017 10:16 AMThe “Red, Red Line” EditionListen to Slate’s show about America’s foreign relations, congressional races, and the United Airlines seat ejection.
April 6 2017 5:15 PMThe “Crossing Many Lines” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the end of the filibuster, human rights under the Trump presidency, and conflicts of interest.
March 24 2017 1:02 PMThe “Playing Softball With Neil” EditionListen to Slate’s show about James Comey, Neil Gorsuch, and Florida prosecutor Aramis Ayala.
March 9 2017 5:16 PMThe “Is This the Worst Bill in History?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the proposed Obamacare repeal, President Trump’s wiretapping accusation, and the future for Planned Parenthood.
Feb. 23 2017 7:18 PMThe “Deploy, Detain, Deport” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s deportation effort, the rollback of transgender bathroom guidelines, and the fall of Milo Yiannopoulos.
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.
May 18 2017 5:35 PMThe “Witch Hunt” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.
May 4 2017 7:17 PMThe “Deface the Nation” EditionListen to Slate’s show about John Dickerson’s interview with President Trump, the return of Hillary Clinton, and Bret Stephens at the New York Times.
April 20 2017 6:46 PMThe “Bill Comes Due” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly’s departure from Fox News.
April 13 2017 1:20 PMGoing NuclearRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about the end of the filibuster, human rights under Trump, and more.
March 30 2017 5:42 PMThe “Darkness at Nunes” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Devin Nunes, political overreach, and coal.
March 16 2017 4:57 PMThe “When I’m 64” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trumpcare, the president’s proposed budget, and the latest hurdles to the federal immigration ban.
March 2 2017 5:14 PMThe “Live From the Free and Independent Republic of California” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President Trump’s address to Congress, Jeff Sessions, and California secession.
Feb. 16 2017 7:07 PMThe “Freaks and Leaks” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s Russia links, Obamacare, and American–Israeli relations.
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.

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