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Kamala Harris, Progressive Prosecutor?
Senator Kamala Harris has drawn criticism for beginning her 2020 campaign by pitching herself as a â€˜progressive prosecutorâ€™ despite a more mixed record. Alex Wagner sits down with two people who have thought deeply about the power of prosecutors in America: Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler and the New York Times Magazine Legal Correspondent Emily Bazelon. What is the debate about Harrisâ€™s record? What exactly is that record? And how does it fit into the broader conversation about criminal justice?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Charged 2+: Bail
This is a teaser of this week's bonus episode of Charged, which is available to Slate Plus members only. To listen in full, sign up for Slate Plus at slate.com/charged.This week, Bazelon goes deeper into the issues of bail with Insha Rahman of the Vera Institute. They discuss the history of bail in the United States, how bail bond companies work, and the current movements to end cash bail in several states.
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The Underhanded Undercount Edition
Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the new revelations in the census case, Trumpâ€™s threatened tariffs, and the criminal charges against the school safety officer who failed to confront the Parkland shooter.Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our Facebook page. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @SlateGabfest. The email address for the Political Gabfest is email@example.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research and show notes by Bridgette DunlapSlate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices