Political Gabfest on the Supreme Court’s Jerusalem passport case, Hillary Clinton’s mobilization strategy, and America’s student loan crisis.

David Plotz Solves America’s Student Loan Crisis

David Plotz Solves America’s Student Loan Crisis

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
June 12 2015 11:49 AM

The “I’m Defaulting on My Student Loans” Edition

Listen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s “Jerusalem passport” case, Hillary Clinton’s mobilization strategy, and America’s student loan crisis.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Supreme Court’s “Jerusalem passport” case, whether it’s smart or cynical (or both) for Hillary Clinton to adopt Obama’s voter mobilization strategy, and what can be done to relieve the nation’s mounting student debt.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week’s show:

Emily chatters about Nate Silver’s debate with her 12-year-old son, Simon, on the latest Hot Takedown podcast from FiveThirtyEight.

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John chatters about Tim Weiner’s book One Man Against the World. Don’t forget to watch John on Face the Nation.

David chatters about the unreasonable subpoenas of Reason magazine.

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