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David Plotz is Slate's editor at large. He's the author of The Genius Factory and Good Book.

Political Gabfest
Nov. 4 2013 12:10 PMMaybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.govA transcript of the Nov. 1 Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2013 5:36 PMAn Experiment: We’re Posting the Whole Transcript of This Week’s Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest
Oct. 18 2013 12:05 PMThe "Was That the Alamo or the Battle of the Bulge?" GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on the long-term implications of the shutdown and Facebook's privacy settings for teens.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 15 2013 8:15 PMGabfest Extra: Day 15, Veering Around MadlyDavid Plotz, John Dickerson, and Matt Yglesias on Capitol Hill confusion.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 11 2013 6:44 PMGabfest Extra: Day 11, Not So FastDavid Plotz and Ezra Klein on whether the emerging Obama/GOP deal is a cure or a band aid.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 9 2013 6:40 PMGabfest Extra: Day 9, Glimmers of Hope?Plotz and Weigel on signs of movement in the budget/debt ceiling showdown.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2013 6:19 PMGabfest Extra: Day 7 of the Government Shutdown
Political Gabfest
Oct. 4 2013 6:07 PMGabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 4Dickerson and Plotz on the end of Week 1 and a look ahead to Week 2.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 2 2013 6:26 PMGabfest Extra: The Government Shutdown, Day 2Dickerson and Plotz on whether there are any signs of a thaw.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 27 2013 12:27 PMThe Ted Cruz Is One Angry Canadian GabfestListen to Slate's show about Congress' debtageddon negotiations, the thaw with Iran, and whether revenge porn should be illegal.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 20 2013 12:25 PMThe Washington on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown GabfestListen to Slate's show about mass shootings and gun control, the looming government shutdown, and the pope's startling interview.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 6 2013 2:45 PMThe "Now, I Asked You So Nicely to Go to War" GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama’s Syria gamble, states defying the feds on guns and pot, and why campaign journalism is broken.
Recycled
Aug. 24 2013 10:26 AMPanda BoreThe National Zoo's obsession with pandas.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 16 2013 1:07 PMThe Bazelon Family GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama’s Egypt conundrum and Eric Holder’s sentencing reform gesture. Plus, an economist and a biologist make The Bet about an environmental doomsday.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 9 2013 2:22 PMThe "Actually We Don't Work for Jeff Bezos" EditionListen to Slate's show about the surprising sale of the Washington Post, Mitch McConnell’s Tea Party trouble, and the outrageous extremes of civil forfeiture law.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 1 2013 10:59 AMThe Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.gov GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on Obamacare's ongoing woes, NSA spying on allied leaders, and racial profiling by New York department stores.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 25 2013 11:21 AMThe Healthcare.bomb GabfestSlate's popular weekly political podcast covers the healthcare.gov debacle, and the outing of @Natsecwonk.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 16 2013 7:04 PMGabfest Extra: Day 16—The End, for NowDavid Plotz, John Dickerson, and Ross Douthat on the likely end of the shutdown.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 14 2013 6:06 PMGabfest Extra: Day 14, Deal or No Deal?David Plotz and John Dickerson on the emerging Senate deal.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 11 2013 11:17 AMThe Political Gabfest: “Do You Believe in the Devil?” GabfestBazelon, Dickerson, and Plotz on the government shutdown, Justice Scalia's interview with New York, and more campaign finance at the Supreme Court.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 8 2013 6:49 PMGabfest Extra: Day 8 of the Government ShutdownBazelon and Plotz on the legal questions raised by the D.C. impasse.
Slate Fare
Oct. 7 2013 8:36 AMThe Slate Store Is Open for BusinessIf you’ve always wanted a wicked Slate coffee mug or a wry Gabfest T-shirt, here’s your chance.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 4 2013 1:59 PMThe “How Clean Is Your CR?” GabfestListen to Slate's show about the government shutdown, the Obamacare rollout, and Jews leaving their faith behind.
Culturebox
Oct. 2 2013 4:59 PMThe Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington, D.C.A gloriously funny exhibition. And no, it has nothing to do with our political system.
Slate Fare
Sept. 22 2013 11:49 PMSlate’s New LookWe’ve redesigned the site to make it more beautiful and easier to use.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 13 2013 12:37 PMThe Putin Ex Machina GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama's swerving Syria policy, the New York City mayoral primary, and a twerking hoax video.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 30 2013 12:13 PMThe Terrifying, Looming, Touching-the-Void Awfulness GabfestListen to Slate's show about why Obama might bomb Syria. Also, the fall forecast for U.S. politics, and the lessons of summer vacation.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 23 2013 1:55 PMThe "Washington Is Really Not So Bad" EditionListen to Slate's show about what works in Washington. Plus, what Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk says about modern war.
Brow Beat
Aug. 9 2013 2:33 PMMother Jones and the New Republic join Slate’s Crusade Against Washington’s NFL Team Name
Sports Nut
Aug. 8 2013 5:34 AMThe Washington _________Why Slate will no longer refer to Washington’s NFL team as the Redskins.

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