The Political Gabfest for Nov. 5, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Nov. 5, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Nov. 5, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Nov. 5 2010 10:43 AM

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon discuss the election results, women on the ballot, and redistricting.

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

The latest New York Times 2010 election map.
Politico's piece on whether Obama can pull a Clinton.
The Washington Post's piece on Sen. Mitch McConnell's response to the election results.
Politico's piece on the "Sarah Palin effect."
Slate's piece on how women candidates fared in the 2010 election.
The Washington Post's piece on how an influx of new money really affected the congressional races.
A Real Clear Politics piece on how the election results affect local redistricting.
Emily chatters on Bridgeport, Conn.''s inability to meet voter demand during the election.
David chatters on Joshua Farris' new novel, The Unnamed.
John chatters by asking listeners to send in suggestions on what he might've missed while hashing through election data all week.

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Posted on Nov. 5 by John Griffith at 10:45 a.m.

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