North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly’s exit, on the Political Gabfest.

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April 20 2017 6:46 PM

The “Bill Comes Due” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly’s departure from Fox News.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Adam Davidson discuss North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly leaving Fox News.

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This week, Emily chatters about a new study showing that male Supreme Court justices interrupt female justices more often. John chatters about a story from his latest Whistlestop episode. Adam chatters about threading the journalistic needle on President Trump.

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

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

Adam Davidson is co-founder and co-host of Planet Money. He also writes the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine.

John Dickerson is a Slate political columnist, the moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation, and author of Whistlestop and On Her Trail