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Welcome to Gabfest Extra, a short, nightly podcast tracking the ups and downs of the budget standoff between President Obama and the GOP. Today’s panelists are David Plotz and Ezra Klein, of the Washington Post’s Wonkblog.
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Podcast production by Mike Vuolo and Andy Bowers.
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