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Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.

Latest Episodes

“Whistle while you spy.”

Trump promises a foreign leader something so alarming that an intelligence staffer becomes a whistleblower, Corey Lewandowski launches his Senate campaign during an impeachment hearing, and the President wages war on California. Then Obama campaign manager David Plouffe joins Jon and Dan to talk about the 2020 election and his new podcast, Campaign HQ.

90 MIN3 days ago
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“Whistle while you spy.”

“Fair Fight 2020!”

An attack on Saudi Arabia leads to Trump saber-rattling on Iran, new allegations surface against Brett Kavanaugh, the United Nations convenes a Climate Action Summit next week, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren avoid direct confrontation, and Crooked Media partners with Stacey Abrams to fund Fair Fight 2020. Then Politico’s Natasha Bertrand talks to Tommy about the news that the President may have used government resources to prop up his struggling hotels.Learn more about our partnership with Fair Fight 2020 & donate: votesaveamerica.com/fairfight

68 MIN6 days ago
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“Fair Fight 2020!”

“Joe, put your records on.” (Debate recap special!)

Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the highlights, lowlights, and weird jokes from the third Democratic primary debate hosted by ABC in Houston, Texas.

81 MIN6 days ago
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“Joe, put your records on.” (Debate recap special!)

“Taliban sleepovers and midnight cat videos.”

The President cancels secret negotiations with the Taliban in between tweeting cat videos, the House investigates whether the Defense Department has been propping up Trump’s businesses, and Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders start to pull away from the pack. Then Ady Barkan talks to Jon F. about his new video series on health care and his new memoir, Eyes to the Wind, which you can get at beaherofund.com.

72 MIN1 weeks ago
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“Taliban sleepovers and midnight cat videos.”

“High crimes and weather map misdemeanors.”

The House's impeachment inquiry ambles on as Trump’s crimes pile up, a North Carolina special election looms, and the Democratic presidential candidates talk about the climate crisis for seven hours on CNN.

72 MIN2 weeks ago
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“High crimes and weather map misdemeanors.”

2020: Bill de Blasio on taxing the rich and rooting for the Red Sox

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Jon L. to talk about staying in the race, running a city, achieving universal pre-K, beefing with Cuomo, and why he's still a Red Sox fan.

66 MIN2 weeks ago
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2020: Bill de Blasio on taxing the rich and rooting for the Red Sox

“Trump’s lost summer.”

Trump caps off a lost summer by golfing and rage-tweeting through a hurricane, and a debate begins about which states are most important in 2020. Then political strategists David Axelrod and Mike Murphy, co-hosts of the Hacks On Tap podcast, talk to Jon F. about the Democratic primary and upcoming debate.

68 MIN2 weeks ago
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“Trump’s lost summer.”

"Our lawless, wall-less president."

Alyssa Mastromonaco and Jon L. discuss reports that Trump has promised pardons if aides break the law to build his border wall, the winnowing of the Democratic presidential field, and a new Senate seat opening in Georgia. Then, Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joins to discuss the House, the Squad, and the fight for gun control and policies rooted in empathy.

72 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
"Our lawless, wall-less president."

"Nuke the Hurricane."

Trump makes an enemy of China and the chairman of the Fed while the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, Trump gets a new primary challenger, and the next Democratic debate might take place over two nights. Then, Dan talks to Ben Wikler, the chair of the Wisconsin Democratic party, about the organizing that is already going on in the state.

95 MIN3 weeks ago
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"Nuke the Hurricane."

“The Chosen One.”

Donald Trump has a meltdown for the ages that includes snubbing Denmark because they refused to sell him Greenland, accusing American Jews of stupidity and disloyalty, caving to the NRA, and blaming everyone else for an economy that Trump says is the greatest. Then Stacey Abrams talks to Dan about her new effort to fight voter suppression and expand democracy.

94 MINAUG 23
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“The Chosen One.”

Latest Episodes

“Whistle while you spy.”

Trump promises a foreign leader something so alarming that an intelligence staffer becomes a whistleblower, Corey Lewandowski launches his Senate campaign during an impeachment hearing, and the President wages war on California. Then Obama campaign manager David Plouffe joins Jon and Dan to talk about the 2020 election and his new podcast, Campaign HQ.

90 MIN3 days ago
Comments
“Whistle while you spy.”

“Fair Fight 2020!”

An attack on Saudi Arabia leads to Trump saber-rattling on Iran, new allegations surface against Brett Kavanaugh, the United Nations convenes a Climate Action Summit next week, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren avoid direct confrontation, and Crooked Media partners with Stacey Abrams to fund Fair Fight 2020. Then Politico’s Natasha Bertrand talks to Tommy about the news that the President may have used government resources to prop up his struggling hotels.Learn more about our partnership with Fair Fight 2020 & donate: votesaveamerica.com/fairfight

68 MIN6 days ago
Comments
“Fair Fight 2020!”

“Joe, put your records on.” (Debate recap special!)

Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down the highlights, lowlights, and weird jokes from the third Democratic primary debate hosted by ABC in Houston, Texas.

81 MIN6 days ago
Comments
“Joe, put your records on.” (Debate recap special!)

“Taliban sleepovers and midnight cat videos.”

The President cancels secret negotiations with the Taliban in between tweeting cat videos, the House investigates whether the Defense Department has been propping up Trump’s businesses, and Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders start to pull away from the pack. Then Ady Barkan talks to Jon F. about his new video series on health care and his new memoir, Eyes to the Wind, which you can get at beaherofund.com.

72 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
“Taliban sleepovers and midnight cat videos.”

“High crimes and weather map misdemeanors.”

The House's impeachment inquiry ambles on as Trump’s crimes pile up, a North Carolina special election looms, and the Democratic presidential candidates talk about the climate crisis for seven hours on CNN.

72 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
“High crimes and weather map misdemeanors.”

2020: Bill de Blasio on taxing the rich and rooting for the Red Sox

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Jon L. to talk about staying in the race, running a city, achieving universal pre-K, beefing with Cuomo, and why he's still a Red Sox fan.

66 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
2020: Bill de Blasio on taxing the rich and rooting for the Red Sox

“Trump’s lost summer.”

Trump caps off a lost summer by golfing and rage-tweeting through a hurricane, and a debate begins about which states are most important in 2020. Then political strategists David Axelrod and Mike Murphy, co-hosts of the Hacks On Tap podcast, talk to Jon F. about the Democratic primary and upcoming debate.

68 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
“Trump’s lost summer.”

"Our lawless, wall-less president."

Alyssa Mastromonaco and Jon L. discuss reports that Trump has promised pardons if aides break the law to build his border wall, the winnowing of the Democratic presidential field, and a new Senate seat opening in Georgia. Then, Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joins to discuss the House, the Squad, and the fight for gun control and policies rooted in empathy.

72 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
"Our lawless, wall-less president."

"Nuke the Hurricane."

Trump makes an enemy of China and the chairman of the Fed while the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, Trump gets a new primary challenger, and the next Democratic debate might take place over two nights. Then, Dan talks to Ben Wikler, the chair of the Wisconsin Democratic party, about the organizing that is already going on in the state.

95 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
"Nuke the Hurricane."

“The Chosen One.”

Donald Trump has a meltdown for the ages that includes snubbing Denmark because they refused to sell him Greenland, accusing American Jews of stupidity and disloyalty, caving to the NRA, and blaming everyone else for an economy that Trump says is the greatest. Then Stacey Abrams talks to Dan about her new effort to fight voter suppression and expand democracy.

94 MINAUG 23
Comments
“The Chosen One.”