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Slate's Trumpcast

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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Jacob Weisberg, chairman of Slate, along with Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie, and writers Virginia Heffernan and Josh King, will be talking to journalists, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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Becoming the Opposition

September 16th, 2017

Josh King talks to Philippe Reines, longtime spokesman and adviser to Hillary Clinton, about playing Donald Trump in debate prep and his former boss' book What Happened. Slate Plus listeners, stick around after the show to hear our producer, Jayson De Leon, talk to The Ringer’s Editor-at-Large, Bryan Curtis, about ESPN’s Jemele Hill. To sign up...

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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matt Miller, formerly of the DoJ and currently an MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, about the latest surrounding the Trump-Russia investigations.Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live.We're also still taking your questions for a future...

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The Party That Can't Govern

September 13th, 2017

Jamelle Bouie talks to Julia Azari, a professor of political science at Marquette, about Trump's relationship with the GOP and why the Republicans can't govern.Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live.We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with...

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How to Read L’Affaire Russe

September 11th, 2017

Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes about who's saying what in the Trump-Russia investigation and why it's important to know the difference.You can read Ben's piece over at Lawfare by clicking here.Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message...