The Political Gabfest for Sept. 3, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Sept. 3, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Sept. 3, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Sept. 3 2010 4:31 PM

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon discuss the beginning of the end in Iraq, a Palin profile, and the Washington, D.C., mayoral election

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


The Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin.
The Washington Post poll showing Vincent Gray has a 17-point lead over incumbent D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty.
Steve Greene chatters about politics and parenthood.
Emily chatters about Connecticut Senate candidates Linda McMahon and Richard Blumenthal.
John chatters about the Cook Report's current outlook for Republicans Senate wins.
David chatters about Tim Wu's new book, The Master Switch.

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