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Emily talks about a release on Thursday of three more documents pertaining to the Bush administration and torture. The documents were obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union under the Freedom of Information Act.
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July 18, 2008
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz talk politics. This week, the economy takes another hit or two, Barack Obama tries to improve his foreign-policy credentials, and the flip-flop stages a comeback.
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The economic outlook for the United States is rough. The fallout surrounding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continues as Congress attempts to ride to the rescue. Also, a California bank failed this week, and inflation was up for the month of June.
Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor and writes about law, family, and kids. Her forthcoming book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Empathy and Character. Find her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook or Twitter.
John Dickerson is Slate's chief political correspondent and author of On Her Trail. He can be reached at email@example.com. Read his series on the presidency and his series on risk. Follow him on Twitter.
David Plotz is the Editor of Slate. He's the author of The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank and Good Book. He appears on Slate's Political Gabfest.