DACA, September’s legislative pileup, and North Korea on the Political Gabfest.

Is Trump Helping or Hurting the GOP’s Legislative Agenda?

Is Trump Helping or Hurting the GOP’s Legislative Agenda?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Sept. 8 2017 10:38 AM

The “DACA Attack-A” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about DACA, September’s legislative pileup, and North Korea.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, September’s legislative pileup, and North Korea. Kevin Townsend joins cocktail chatter for his last episode as the Gabfest’s researcher.

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For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, the hosts discuss New America’s relationship with Google. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at slate.com/gabfestplus.

Update, Sept. 8, 2:35 p.m. EDT: On this show, which was recorded on Sept. 7, David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the decision by New America to end its Open Markets program. Slate’s Future Tense program is a partnership with New America and Arizona State University. Slate had no involvement in the Open Markets program parting ways with New America.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.