Gabfest Extra: Day 7 of the Government Shutdown

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Oct. 7 2013 6:19 PM

Gabfest Extra: Day 7 of the Government Shutdown

Dickerson and Plotz on the dawn of a new week of political dysfunction.

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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 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.