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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 Slate’s David Plotz and John Dickerson.
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TODAY IN SLATE
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The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
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The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.