Political Gabfest on the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement.

What Is Harry Reid’s Legacy?

What Is Harry Reid’s Legacy?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
April 3 2015 11:23 AM

The “So, Who Can You Discriminate Against?” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Obama administration’s historic agreement on the framework of a nuclear deal with Iran, the fallout from Indiana’s and Arkansas’ controversial Religious Freedom Restoration acts, and the retirement of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada.

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Emily chatters about Ali Smith’s award winning novel How to Be Both.

John chatters about the epic nonstop flight, from New England to South America, of the blackpoll warbler.

David chatters about his rage—caused by the regular delays he experiences during his weekly travels throughout New York City.

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