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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The "2016 Starts Now!" Edition

Saturday, November 10, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss President Obama’s election to a second term, some of the factors that led to his victory over Mitt Romney, and ballot wins for same-sex marriage and legalizing pot (well, at least until the Feds get involved). 

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Soundcheck

Why Joe Biden Should Have Been A Pop Star: The 2012 Election In Song

Monday, November 05, 2012

Joe Biden is a "rock star" -- according to The Gregory Brothers, at least. The Brooklyn group best known for turning viral internet videos into catchy hits pledged to "songify" each of the debates leading up to this year's election -- and they delivered on that promise. We talk with them about their pitch-correcting technique, and why they prefer Joe Biden's voice over any other. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Romney on Foreign Policy

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Fred Kaplan, War Stories columnist for Slate, talks about Mitt Romney's foreign policy speech.

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Soundcheck

Romney Campaign Hits The Panic Switch, And It Hits Back

Thursday, August 16, 2012

It is happening again: a political campaign uses a song to pump up the crowd - apparently without really listening first.  And the band says no way. 

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Money Talking

Corner Office to Oval Office; Apple After Steve Jobs

Friday, June 01, 2012

With unemployment rising again and U.S. growth slowing, the economy will continue to dominate the presidential race. Mitt Romney argues his business experience has prepared him to turn these indicators around. But how does skill at running a company translate into skill at running a country?

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Soundcheck

Campaign Songs 2012

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

As ten states cast their ballots in Republican presidential primaries today, we take a listen to the music of 2012’s political campaigns. Allison Stewart, who has written about politics and music for outlets like the Washington Post, guides us through the candidates’ song selections – and musical endorsements – of late.

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