Gabfest Extra: Government shutdown day 8, with Emily Bazelon and David Plotz.
Gabfest Extra: Shutdown Day 8, With Bazelon and Plotz
Slate's weekly political roundtable.
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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Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

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