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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Obamacare, covering President Trump, and Chelsea Manning.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Mark Joseph Stern in Slate: “GOP Congressman, Overwhelmed by Constituents Concerned About ACA Repeal, Sneaks Out of Event Early”
- Matt Yglesias in Vox: “Poll: the Affordable Care Act is now more popular than ever”
- Jack Shafer in Politico: “Trump Is Making Journalism Great Again”
- Charlie Savage in the New York Times: “Chelsea Manning Describes Bleak Life in a Men’s Prison”
John chatters about his Whistlestop episode about Andrew Jackson.
David chatters about Osita Nwanevu’s recent exhortation that people run for office.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.