The Political Gabfest for Feb. 19, 2010.

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Sen. Evan Bayh's election decision, whether Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel should leave the White House, and the Tea Party Manifesto.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:

Leslie Gelb's Daily Beast articlecalling for the Obama administration to clean house.

The Mount Vernon Statementunveiled at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Emily chatters about the Amy Bishop story.

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