John Dickerson
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John Dickerson is a Slate political columnist, the moderator of CBS’s Face the Nation, and author of On Her Trail. Read his series on the presidency and on risk.

Political Gabfest
April 29 2016 4:38 PMA SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount RushmoreThe Political Gabfest shares its picks and answers listener questions live in Atlanta.
Political Gabfest
April 25 2016 1:59 PMThe Changing Face of Our CurrencyThe Political Gabfest examines the faces of the American dollar. 
Political Gabfest
April 15 2016 12:54 PMWhat #NeverTrump Can Learn From This Spooky 1964 Campaign Ad The Political Gabfest examines a surprisingly topical attack ad from LBJ’s 1964 race against Barry Goldwater.
Whistlestop
April 12 2016 11:21 AMStand Up for AmericaIn 1968, Alabama Gov. George Wallace appealed to segregationists and blue-collar workers during his presidential bid as a third-party candidate.
Political Gabfest
April 8 2016 9:34 AMThe “Does Bernie Sanders Know Anything About Anything?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s decline, Sanders’ triumph, and SCOTUS’ decision in One Person, One Vote.
Political Gabfest
March 31 2016 5:35 PMThe “Corey’s Gory Story” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump’s recent attacks on women, the delegate math for the Democratic race, and President Obama’s scolding of the media.
Whistlestop
March 23 2016 11:16 AMGoldwater’s Contested Convention—How 2016 Is Like 1964In 1964, despite the efforts of many establishment Republicans, Sen. Barry Goldwater clinched the GOP nomination for president.
Political Gabfest
March 17 2016 5:30 PMThe “Rough Them Up” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the latest Super Tuesday results, the violence at Trump rallies, and President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
Political Gabfest
March 10 2016 5:10 PMThe “Maybe It’s Hillary Who Should Drop Out” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump’s latest victories, the implications of Bernie Sanders’ Michigan upset, and the life and death of Nancy Reagan.
Political Gabfest
March 4 2016 10:20 AMThe “Hate and Castrate” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump’s seemingly inevitable nomination, what Hillary Clinton can do about it, and oral arguments in Whole Women’s Health v. Cole.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 26 2016 12:09 PMThe “Is Trump’s Nomination Inevitable?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Nevada caucus, the Supreme Court’s first case without Scalia, and the continued Apple versus FBI phone-unlocking feud.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 23 2016 2:26 PMWhat It Takes to Moderate the CBS Republican DebateJohn Dickerson fills us in on what it’s like to run the show in Greenville, South Carolina.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 19 2016 11:35 AMThe “I Have a Gun, and Her Name Is America” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the vicious fight to replace Scalia, new GOP shenanigans, and Apple’s standoff with the FBI over unlocking the iPhone.
Whistlestop
Feb. 9 2016 12:28 PMWhen the Straight Talk Express Rolled Through New HampshireAhead of the 2000 Republican primary, Sen. John McCain held 114 town hall meetings in the Granite State and visited every town.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 5 2016 10:33 AMThe “Coin Toss” EditionListen to Slate’s show on the results of the Iowa caucus, our predictions for the upcoming primaries, and what the Big Short says about big banks, regulation, and politics.
Political Gabfest
April 28 2016 7:03 PMThe “Live from Georgia” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the most recent Super Tuesday results and their effect on the presidential race.
Political Gabfest
April 22 2016 10:43 AMThe “Dreaming of 1237” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the New York primary results and the Supreme Court’s hearing of the pivotal immigration case United States v. Texas.
Political Gabfest
April 14 2016 5:34 PMThe “Count Me Out” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the New York primary, Paul Ryan’s rejection of a possible presidential nomination, and the fallout from North Carolina’s LGBT-discriminatory law.
Political Gabfest
April 8 2016 6:31 PMThe Political Gabfest Analyzes the Significance of the Panama PapersThe hosts take a closer look at the information leak.
Political Gabfest
April 1 2016 12:41 PMThe Political Gabfest Designs Mount Rushmore Part 2Who are the four American greats that we should feature on a Mount Rushmore remake?
Political Gabfest
March 24 2016 5:29 PMThe “Patrolling and Securing” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the bombing in Brussels, the temperature of the presidential race, and Zubik v. Burwell.
Political Gabfest
March 21 2016 10:29 AMWho We’re Reading Right NowWhich writers best capture the pulse of American politics? 
Political Gabfest
March 14 2016 3:47 PMWhat We Like About These Despicable PrimariesThe Political Gabfest finds the good in the 2016 presidential race. 
Political Gabfest
March 4 2016 12:30 PMClarence Thomas Finds His VoiceWhat made the justice finally speak up, and why now? 
Political Gabfest
Feb. 26 2016 4:07 PMThe Sleepless Lives of Presidential Candidates What do the candidates do in their down time? (What down time?)  
Whistlestop
Feb. 24 2016 1:16 PMThe Reagan-Ford Vice Presidential DanceRonald Reagan was almost Gerald Ford’s vice president and vice-versa. Which is strange, since neither man cared much for the other.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 22 2016 12:37 PMBehind the Scenes at the Republican DebateJohn Dickerson takes the Political Gabfest behind the curtain.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 12 2016 11:43 AMThe “Happy Valentine’s Day, Rubio Robot” EditionListen to Slate's show about the the New Hampshire primary, the future of the presidential race, and the blow to President Obama’s climate change action.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 5 2016 1:37 PMAre Grown-Ups Too Old to Get Grades?Think you’re more than just a number? Not if you work at Yahoo!
Politics
Feb. 2 2016 11:47 AMWhat We Learned in IowaMaybe the GOP contest isn’t really about the establishment and outsiders.

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