Gabfest Extra government shutdown, Day 15.
Gabfest Extra: Day 15, Veering Around Madly
Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Oct. 15 2013 8:15 PM

Gabfest Extra: Day 15, Veering Around Madly

David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Matt Yglesias on Capitol Hill confusion.

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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, John Dickerson, and Matthew Yglesias.

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John Dickerson is a Slate political columnist, the moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation, and author of On Her Trail. Read his series on the presidency and on risk.

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.