Gabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 1

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Oct. 1 2013 6:32 PM

Gabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 1

A quick, nightly podcast update on the mess in Washington.

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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.

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

Podcast production by Mike Vuolo.

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 Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.