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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Roy Moore’s Senate candidacy, a GOP tax plan funded by repealing the individual mandate, and the potential appointment of a special counsel to investigate the Clinton Foundation.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Gloria Steinem for the New York Times in 1998: “Why Feminists Support Clinton”
- Mariam Khan and Justin Fishel for ABC News: “What all 52 Republicans senators say about embattled Alabama candidate Roy Moore”
- Ruth Marcus for the Washington Post: “If Republicans believe Roy Moore’s accusers, why not Trump’s?”
- Alan Rappeport and Thomas Kaplan for the New York Times: “Tax Bill Thrown Into Uncertainty as First G.O.P. Senator Comes Out Against It”
- John Tozzi for Bloomberg: “Obamacare Signups are Up 47% From Last Year So Far”
- Julia Ioffe for the Atlantic: “The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks”
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