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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon discuss the latest primaries, a prominent Republican coming out of the closet, and Glenn Beck preparing to rally in Washington, D.C.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:
A poll showing Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio would have the lead in Florida's general election.
E.J. Dionne's Washington Post piece on Tuesday's primaries.
Marc Ambinder's Atlantic piece on Ken Mehlman.
The Depression-era photos John mentioned.
Emily chatters about a slide show of 100-year-old Russian photographs, in color.
David chatters about how one driver can stop traffic jams.
John chatters about Primary, a film by Robert Drew.
Click here for a summary of this week's topics and links to articles by subject.
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