The Political Gabfest for April 16, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for April 16, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for April 16, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
April 16 2010 7:03 PM

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On this week's Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Tea Party's big tax-day moment, the Supreme Court vacancy, and the future of NASA.

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

New York Times piece discussing the New York Times/CBS poll on Tea Party demographics.
Adam Liptak's New York Times piece on the religious composition of the Supreme Court.
Listener and Gabfest conversion story winner Beth Feldman chatters about the Florida Senate's teacher merit-pay bill.
Emily chatters about a new book for adolescents, Vintage Veronica.
David chatters about aSlatemusic piece on Insane Clown Posse's "Miracles" video.
John chatters about an Associated Press poll on reactions to health care reform.

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Posted on April 16 by Gail Sullivan at 7:05 p.m.

Slate Senior Editor Emily Bazelon, Chief Political Correspondent John Dickerson, and Editor David Plotz host the Gabfest weekly.