Slate's Political Gabfest

The "Welcome Back, Vladimir" Edition

March 19, 201560 min
John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Julia Ioffe discuss the reelection in Israel of Bibi Netanyahu, the reappearance in Russia of Vladimir Putin, and the resignation from Congress of Rep. Aaron Schock.
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