Gabfest Extra: Day 16—The End, for Now

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Oct. 16 2013 7:04 PM

Gabfest Extra: Day 16—The End, for Now

David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Ross Douthat on the likely end of the shutdown.

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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 and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat.

You can write us at gabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Mike Vuolo and Andy Bowers.

John Dickerson is Slate's chief political correspondent and author of On Her Trail. Read his series on the presidency and on risk. Follow him on Twitter.

David Plotz is the editor of Slate. He's the author of The Genius Factory and Good Book.