Gabfest Extra: Shutdown Day 8, With Bazelon and Plotz

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Oct. 8 2013 6:49 PM

Gabfest Extra: Day 8 of the Government Shutdown

Bazelon and Plotz on the legal questions raised by the D.C. impasse.

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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.

Emily Bazelon also appeared on The Colbert Report last night, and host Stephen Colbert was kind enough to give our podcast a shout-out:

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Podcast production by Mike Vuolo and Andy Bowers.

Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor and the Truman Capote Fellow at Yale Law School. She is the author of Sticks and Stones.

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