GOP tax cuts, sexual assault allegations, and hard times for the magazine industry, on the Political Gabfest.

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Nov. 22 2017 9:16 AM

The “Al Franken and Charlie Rose and Bill Clinton and Roy Moore and John Conyers Should All Resign” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the GOP tax bills, a new batch of sexual assault allegations, and the decline of the magazine industry.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, David Plotz, Zoe Chace of This American Life, and chairman of The Slate Group Jacob Weisberg discuss the state of the GOP tax bills, the case for resignation by perpetrators of sexual harassment, and the health of the magazine industry.

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

Zoe Chace is a producer on This American Life. Before that, she was a reporter for NPR’s Planet Money team, as well as an NPR producer.

David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.