Political Gabfest on New Hampshire and the Supreme Court’s blocking of Obama’s climate change rules.

Obama Tried to Regulate Coal Emissions. The Supreme Court Just Said No.

Obama Tried to Regulate Coal Emissions. The Supreme Court Just Said No.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Feb. 12 2016 11:43 AM

The “Happy Valentine’s Day, Rubio Robot” Edition

Listen to Slate's show about the the New Hampshire primary, the future of the presidential race, and the blow to President Obama’s climate change action.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the New Hampshire primary, the future of the presidential race, and the Supreme Court’s blow to President Obama’s climate change action.

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Emily chatters about the enjoyable novel A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.

John chatters about social media and studies about the effects of incessant images on our psyches, mentioning the work of psychologists Marianne Gary and Linda Henkel.

David’s chatter includes an apology to Emily about belittling her breakfast habits over the past years. He admits he is now eating breakfasts and loving them!

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