Gabfest Extra government shutdown Day 4 John Dickerson and David Plotz.
Gabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 4
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Oct. 4 2013 6:07 PM

Gabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 4

Dickerson and Plotz on the end of Week 1 and a look ahead to Week 2.

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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.

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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.

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