Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The Joe Biden's White Teeth Edition

Friday, July 25, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Julia Ioffe. This week: The chaotic war in Ukraine, the continued fight over Obamacare, and profiling Joe Biden.


Transportation Nation

Cuomo: New York's Airports are "Inexcusable"

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

New York's governor used a press conference with the vice president to trash the city's airports.

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The Takeaway

As the U.S. Pivots to Asia, China Reasserts Its Influence

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

As the U.S. attempts its "pivot" to Asia, a region of growing economic power with potential new markets for American products, Chinese authorities are pushing back, claiming a new air defense identification zone in international air space. Peter Dutton is a professor and director of the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College. He explains that China is pressuring its neighbors and U.S. economic allies. Also joining the program is Nancy Soderberg, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, who examines American influence in the region.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on the V.P. debate.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on the V.P. debate.


The Brian Lehrer Show

The Campaign Trail To the NAACP

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Sherrilyn Ifill, civil rights lawyer, University of Maryland law professor and the author of The Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-first Century, offers analysis of Governor Romney's message yesterday and of Vice President Biden's speech today at the NAACP convention in Houston.

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It's A Free Country ®

NY Congressional Races Draw Big Name Campaigners

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

With less than a week to go before the midterm election, several House races in New York are factoring into national Democratic and Republican calculations.