Devin Nunes, political overreach, and coal, on the Political Gabfest.

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March 30 2017 5:42 PM

The “Darkness at Nunes” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Devin Nunes, political overreach, and coal.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and David Plotz discuss Devin Nunes, political overreach, and coal.

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Jamelle chatters about The Flintstones, the new DC Comics interpretation of the classic cartoon.

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David chatters about “How an Israeli historian led me to do the best things I’ve ever done,” by Gershom Gorenberg in the Washington Post.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.