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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

EU elections - the populists are coming

Thursday, May 15, 2014

EU elections - the populists are coming

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The Emily, Would You Please Stop Being So Emotional Edition

Friday, April 11, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Is it shaping up to be Bush v. Clinton in 2016? Is it sexist to say that a woman is too emotional? Is it reckless to sail the high seas with young children?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

A new direction for France?

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

A new direction for France?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The Sochi Winter Olympics and the image of modern Russia

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Sochi Winter Olympics and the image of modern Russia

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Obama's zen-like State of the Union address

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Obama's zen-like State of the Union address

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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Hour With David Remnick

Friday, January 24, 2014

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, talks about his recent Obama profile, his upcoming work with NBC at the Sochi Olympics, and more. Plus an "Ask the Editor" call-in.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can Hollande get the French economy back on track?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Can Hollande get the French economy back on track?

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The Takeaway

President Taft's Surprisingly Modern Diet Struggle

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Newly unearthed letters and diaries of President William Howard Taft show that the famously "corpulent" president pursued several modern dieting techniques, including keeping a food diary and seeking the council of a "physical culture man"—his year's version of a personal trainer. Dr. Deborah Levine, assistant professor of health policy and management at Providence College, discusses her findings about President Taft.

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The Takeaway

Can the President Issue More Debt Without Congress?

Monday, October 07, 2013

The standoff over the budget continues in Washington as experts are debating what can be done to avoid a government default. Article I of the Constitution clearly states that only Congress controls the federal purse strings. But some legal experts say the executive does have the power to intervene without Congress. Michael C. Dorf, law professor at Cornell, explains the legal—and not so legal—options the president has before him.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

George Packer and Dexter Filkins on diplomacy with Iran.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

George Packer and Dexter Filkins on diplomacy with Iran.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Ted Cruz Is One Angry Canadian Gabfest

Friday, September 27, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Debtageddon, is it coming?; Iran, is it good for the Jews?; revenge porn, is it legal?

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The Takeaway

Congress, The President and War: A History

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

While the United States has entered a great many conflicts in its 237 years, Congress has only declared war only 11 times. As President Obama seeks to convince members of the 113th Congress to intervene in Syria, Jennifer Weber, professor of history at the University of Kansas, explores the legislative and executive branches' historical relationship with war. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The "Hey Sucker, You'll Never Ever Make Partner" Gabfest

Friday, July 26, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: More Weiner sexting, yet another budget showdown, and further debate about the future of the law firm.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Boardwalk Bromance Gabfest

Friday, May 31, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Obama and Christie go to the beach, the showdown over judicial appointments and the Affordable Care Act under siege.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Barack Obama is Richard Nixon Gabfest

Friday, May 17, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Obama's second-term scandal trifecta, including the DOJ's snooping on reporters. Plus, the murder conviction of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The "Is Anyone Too Fat to Be President?" Gabfest

Friday, May 10, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, live from Cambridge, MA, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Obama's "red line," the modern surveillance state, and Christie's weight.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: A Guy Named Plotz Makes Jokes About a Guy Named Weiner Gabfest

Friday, April 12, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: A gun bill gains momentum, the Obama budget courts controversy and Anthony Weiner wants redemption.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Gigantic, Delicious, Sugary Drink Gabfest

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz. This week: Obama goes up the Hill, Michael Bloomberg's soda law is overturned, and the selection of a new pope raises the question: Can religion and modernity coexist?

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Screw You, Let's Have Lunch Gabfest

Friday, March 08, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and special guest Dave Weigel. This week: The Obama schmooze, the Paul filibuster and the Menendez prostitution scandal.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Send Them to the Glue Factory Gabfest

Friday, February 15, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Obama's SOTU, knowing when to retire (à la Pope Benedict XVI) and universal pre-k.

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