The Political Gabfest for June 18, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for June 18, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for June 18, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
June 18 2010 7:54 AM

The Curious Candidate Gabfest

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz discuss President Obama and the BP spill, California's Proposition Eight, and the unlikely Democratic candidate from South Carolina.

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

Alvin Greene's interviewwith Time.
Chris Cillizza's
piecediscussing theories about Alvin Greene's South Carolina Senate primary win.
David chatters about the World Cup.
Emily chatters about
Ontario v. Quon.
John chatters about
study finding that doctors recouped cuts in Medicare payments.

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Posted on June 18 by Gail Sullivan at 9:34 a.m.

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