The Nuclear Option: Plotz and Bazelon Discuss

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Nov. 21 2013 7:09 PM

Gabfest Extra: The Nuclear Option

David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the Senate Democrats’ vote to end filibusters of most presidential appointments.

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Welcome to a Gabfest Extra examining the vote today by Senate Democrats to end the filibuster of most presidential appointments below the level of Supreme Court. David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss.

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Podcast production by 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 Slate's editor at large. He's the author of The Genius Factory and Good Book.