Slate's Political Gabfest for July 25.

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July 25 2008 1:25 PM

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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.

David is frustrated with a series of books he is reading with his daughter. Called Percy Jackson and the Olympians, they are suspiciously similar to the Harry Potter series.

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Posted by Dale Willman on July 25 at 1:25 p.m.

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.