Political Gabfest on Europe’s burgeoning immigration crisis, the Koch brothers’ vacillating views on Gov. Scott Walker, and the Supreme Court’s gay marriage cases.

Will the Supremes Make Marriage Equality the Law of the Land?

Will the Supremes Make Marriage Equality the Law of the Land?

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April 24 2015 11:48 AM

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Listen to Slate’s show about Europe’s burgeoning immigration crisis, the Koch brothers’ vacillating views on Gov. Scott Walker, and the Supreme Court’s gay marriage cases.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the recent boat disaster in the Mediterranean Sea and the burgeoning migration crisis in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East; the Koch brothers’ support (or not) for Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisconsin, in the 2016 GOP presidential primaries; and the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage cases.

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Emily chatters about Twitter’s new anti-trolling policies.

John chatters about the most recent episode of Whistlestop, in which he tells the salacious tale of the love child that nearly cost Grover Cleveland the 1884 presidential election.

David chatters about Tom Clavin and Bob Drury’s acclaimed bestseller, The Heart of Everything That Is.

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