The Political Gabfest for July 16, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for July 16, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for July 16, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
July 16 2010 12:43 PM

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and William Saletan discuss the latest prospects for the midterm elections, the changing landscape of abortion providers, and the NAACP's resolution condemning the Tea Party.

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

Washington Post poll showing six in 10 voters lack faith in the president to make the right decisions for the country.
CBS News poll on Obama's handling of the economy.
Pew Research Center poll showing that 35 percent of voters approve of health care reform.
NAACP resolution condemning Tea Party racism.
Gay rights ruling from Massachusetts.
Emily's New York Times Magazine piece on abortion providers.
Emily chatters about the book Mr. Peanut.
John chatters about the impact of upcoming governors' races.
Will chatters about a Duke study on race and athletes, which he also wrote about this week.

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Posted on July 16 by Gail Sullivan at 12:43 p.m.

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