The Gabfest for May 4.

The Gabfest for May 4.

The Gabfest for May 4.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
May 4 2007 12:28 PM

The Gabfest and the 10 Republican Candidates

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Friday, May 4, 2007
In the middle of a conversation about Thursday night's Republican debate, David, Emily, and John set themselves a challenge: Could they name the 10 GOP candidates within 30 seconds? Tune in to find out (the name-those-men contest comes around the 12:30 mark). Other topics in this week's Gabfest: the war vote and the president's veto; George Tenet's new book; the latest from the presidential contests; and Rupert Murdoch's bid for the Dow Jones Co.

Here are some pieces the gabbers referenced:

Our e-mail address is Posted by June Thomas at 12:25 p.m.

Friday, April 27, 2007


Update: Here's John's late-night post-debate dispatch from his hotel room:

Posted by Andy Bowers at 11:40 a.m.

Here's the rundown for this week's show: Congress throws Bush some veto bait; John McCain announces that—surprise—he's running for president (while John, Emily, and David ponder whether McCain's brain is too old); and a new book argues that women who don't work outside the home are endangering their own futures.

And we're waiting for John to send us some audio from the South Carolina debate last night. I'll post it whenever it comes in. Posted by Andy Bowers at 11:17 a.m.

Friday, April 20, 2007

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On this week's show, the Gabfest panelists offer their take on the Virginia Tech shootings, Alberto Gonzales' amazingly bad performance before the Senate, and the hugely significant "partial-birth abortion" decision from the Supreme Court. We also have a slew of links for you:

Emily on colleges detecting a troubled student.

Video of Colbert at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Robert Kennedy on Martin Luther King Jr.

Official Rich Little Web site.

ABC News/Washington Post Poll.

News stories on Hillary's favorable rating and Romney's bad number.

Our e-mail address is Posted by Andy Bowers at 12:25 p.m.

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones.

Andy Bowers, the creator and executive producer of Slate podcasts, is the co-founder and chief content officer of Panoply.

John Dickerson is a co-anchor of CBS This Morning, co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest, host of the Whistlestop podcast, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail.

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.