The Political Gabfest for Sept. 10, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Sept. 10, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Sept. 10, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Sept. 10 2010 11:11 AM

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In this week's Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz provide an election update, opine on the politicization of 9/11, and weigh Rahm Emanuel's chances of becoming the next mayor of Chicago.


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

David mentions President Obama's Labor Day speech.

David chatters about a biopic about Ronald Reagan that has recently gotten a green light.

Emily chatters about her bear sighting.

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Posted on Sept. 10 by Gail Sullivan at 11:11 a.m.

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