Afghanistan strategy, Mitch McConnell’s silent treatment, and bail reform on the Political Gabfest.


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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Kirsten Powers discuss Afghanistan, Mitch McConnell’s presidential silent treatment, and bail reform.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend and Izzy Rode.

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