Political Gabfest

The “Very Stable Genius” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the future of DACA Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting rights at the Supreme Court.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the future of the Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting-related cases before the Supreme Court.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.