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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.

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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.9K Ratings

5.9K Ratings

Battling Vector ,

Thoughtful & Impassioned Political Discussions

Whether it is a conversation about the news of the day or a more in-depth look focusing on a specific topic, our three hosts and their occasional guests have the most consistently intelligent discussions I have ever heard.

Gevurtz! ,

too much behind the paywall

I don’t think you should put coverage of the debates behind the paywall.

AnnaB68 ,

Plotz plotzes?

Listening on Sep. 12. Once again, I ask myself: is David this politically naive and/or stupid, or is he playing the fool to make the other two look smart?

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