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John Dickerson is Slate's chief political correspondent and author of On Her Trail. Read his series on the presidency and on risk. Follow him on Twitter.

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Dec. 6 2013 8:37 PMHow Obama’s Political Fortunes Predict His Economic Message
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Dec. 4 2013 4:36 PMHave You Tried Signing Up for Obamacare—Just for Kicks?Will Slate’s health care guinea pig finally get insured?
Political Gabfest
Nov. 29 2013 3:16 PMThe Hobby Lobby Liberal Sobby GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Iranian nuclear deal, the religious rights of corporations, and the future of the filibuster.
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Nov. 27 2013 3:10 PMTurkey.govSlate’s annual guide to your Thanksgiving dinner-table arguments.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 22 2013 3:04 PMLive From Brooklyn: The Ich Bin Ein Gabfester GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Kennedy assassination and how the U.S. would be different if he'd lived.
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Nov. 21 2013 8:20 PMThe Old Senate Was Already DeadPassing filibuster reform just made it official.
History
Nov. 17 2013 11:37 PMKennedycareFifty years before Obamacare, JFK had his own health care debacle.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 15 2013 1:43 PMThe Don't You Dare Call It a Catfight GabfestListen to Slate's show about saving Obamacare, whether Elizabeth Warren could beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, and what driving laws cyclists should have to follow.
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Nov. 8 2013 9:03 PMA Sorry ApologyPresident Obama wants to apologize without taking responsibility. That’s not how apologies work.
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Nov. 7 2013 6:47 PMVirginia Is for LosersThe blame game over Ken Cuccinelli’s failed race is really a fight over the future of the Republican Party.
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Nov. 5 2013 7:06 PMThe Establishment's ManNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s road to the White House begins now. Can he survive his own party?
Political Gabfest
Nov. 4 2013 12:10 PMMaybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.govA transcript of the Nov. 1 Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 30 2013 7:18 PMGabfest Extra: What Went Wrong With Healthcare.gov?John Dickerson and David Auerbach discuss how a real software company would deal with the Obamacare mess.
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Oct. 29 2013 9:10 PMIt Gets BetterThe president always had a tough time selling Obamacare. Now his weak assurances are making Republicans look wise beyond their years.
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Oct. 25 2013 6:41 PMWhy We Need a Healthcare.gov Witch HuntIt is the only way we have a shot of settling a big debate: Can government do big things?
Political Gabfest
Dec. 6 2013 1:22 PMThe Motor City Massacre GabfestListen to Slate's show about a federal lawsuit that could gut Obamacare, minimum wage strikes, and Detroit's bankruptcy.
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Dec. 4 2013 4:33 PMAlways Be SellingPresident Obama's vision for the American Dream rides on his ability to play the salesman.
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Nov. 29 2013 10:36 AMPunch MeHealthcare.gov is supposed to work soon. Democrats are preparing for more bad news.
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Nov. 22 2013 6:12 PMInside LBJ’s Home the Night After JFK DiedJohnson was worried about a coup, what he heard on TV, and that a boy named Buddy was good to his girlfriend.
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Nov. 22 2013 9:33 AMDemocrats Are Itching for a FightAnd it will have to come from something other than filibuster reform.
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Nov. 18 2013 1:41 PMAre You a Scott Walker Conservative?Why Wisconsin’s governor may be Chris Christie’s toughest competition in 2016.
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Nov. 15 2013 3:45 PMObama’s Credibility GapOnce a president loses his cred, it’s hard to get it back.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 12 2013 12:07 PMThe “It's Not Plagiarism If You Say It in a Loud Voice” EditionA transcript of the Nov. 8 Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 8 2013 11:23 AMWhy Rand Paul's Plagiarism Won't Doom His Presidential Aspirations
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Nov. 6 2013 12:20 PMTrenton StrongGOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie isn’t afraid to make the case for government in the age of Tea Party politics.
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Nov. 4 2013 1:47 PMSystem MalfunctionHow politics, partisanship, and spin doomed healthcare.gov.
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.
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Oct. 30 2013 6:32 PMObamacare’s Newest IllsAmericans are being squeezed by the pincer movement of government incompetence and private insurance company greed.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2013 5:36 PMAn Experiment: We’re Posting the Whole Transcript of This Week’s Political Gabfest
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.

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