Trump’s 100 days, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and sanctuary cities, on the Political Gabfest.

Should Obama Take Wall Street Money for a Speech?

Should Obama Take Wall Street Money for a Speech?

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April 27 2017 5:52 PM

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Listen to Slate’s show about Trump’s 100-day mark, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and the executive order on sanctuary cities.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss efforts to pass health care and tax plans before President Trump’s 100-day mark, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and a judge who blocked an executive order on sanctuary cities.

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

Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

  • Emily: The new book Awakening by Nathaniel Frank that tells “how gays and lesbians brought marriage equality to America.”
  • John: A 130,000-year-old mastodon bone found in California that could upend human history.
  • David: Obscura Day on May 6 and a story of saving the U.S. Patent Office in the War of 1812.

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