Political Gabfest on Hillary Clinton, Sen. Marco Rubio, and Congress’s bipartisan consensus on Iran legislation.

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April 17 2015 10:28 AM

The “Chicken in Every Burrito Bowl” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the recently launched presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sen. Marco Rubio, and Congress’s bipartisan consensus on Iran legislation.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Hillary Clinton’s and Sen. Marco Rubio’s runs for the presidency and Congress’s bipartisan Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act.

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Emily chatters about Nazila Fathi’s memoir The Lonely War, one woman’s account of the struggle for modern Iran.

John chatters about his gratitude toward Gabfest listeners regarding his new job.

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