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Political Gabfest
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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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 8,332 ratings
Nightly Sedation
I’m all for that! So true: we don’t need anymore surprises these days.😷
Ginagina Smith via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/14/20
Still the Gold Standard
I’ve been listening to this podcast since it’s inception I believe (2005?) when, as a recent college grad, I had to plug my iPod into my computer and download it. Ah, such a simpler time. Anyway, they set the standard for political podcasts and are still a must listen for me every Thursday. I...Read full review »
GoBlueCPK via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/13/20
A brave new world
Stephen Colbert is spot on!!! This podcast is a cocktail party for liberals. If you want bias confirmation without any facts disproving your narrative, this is the show for you! A utopia of sorts!
Freddie bag of donuts via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/12/20
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Published 08/13/20
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Published 08/06/20
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Published 07/30/20
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