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POLITICO Playbook's must-listen briefing on what's driving the day in Washington. Hosted by Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer.
Rank #1: A subtle change in tone from some Republicans on climate.
Driven by a public clamoring for action and pressure from corporate CEOs, lawmakers are noting an evolution in attitudes toward climate action among some of their Republican colleagues – a subtle but significant shift in tone that could pave the way for modest legislation this year. Playbook presents Global Translations, POLITICO's newest podcast, which tackles big global problems that don't respect political boundaries. We though you might enjoy this episode of the show, so we're including it here in your feed. Guests include:Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL)Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE)Catherine McKenna, Canada’s first foreign minister for climate and the environmentDan Byers, U.S. Chamber of CommerceIf you like the show, search for Global Translations wherever you listen.
Rank #2: January 28, 2019.
What lies ahead for Congress now that the shutdown is over, Wall Street's reaction as the 2020 presidential race heats up and more in today's Audio Briefing.
An inside-the-beltway show that's truly for beltway outsiders. Each week the HuffPost Politics team offers an entertaining alternative to the Sunday shows you've stopped watching. Along with their outside the beltway guests, join Arthur Delaney and Elise Foley as they analyze the news of the week and explain why it should matter to you.
Rank #1: The Resistance Gets A New Mantra.
This week, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren tried to read a letter penned by Coretta Scott King and an objecting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided that she should the maximum amount of attention she could possibly receive by silencing her on the floor of the Senate. Smooth move, Ex-Lax, for out of this dust-up, a new slogan of resistance was born.Meanwhile, you've probably noticed that Donald Trump's White House is the leakiest one in memory, and this week, the Huffington Post told the story of the President making oddball late-night calls and complaining about the quality of Air Force One handtowels. But hey, should you be concerned by all of this? Well, the people who keep leaking stories like this clearly are.Finally, as you may have heard, one of the more potent members of Trump's inner-circle is former Breitbart News' media maven Steve Bannon, who is a different sort of conservative than your standard issue Beltway Republican. One way in which he differs? He's a full-on... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Rank #2: America, Where Do We Go From Here?.
This week on the podcast, we reflect on the Pulse nightclub terrorist attack that left 49 dead and dozens more wounded. We talk about the LGBT community, gun reform, and what if anything can be done to prevent another mass shooting.We also sit down with Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein. She lays out her platform for us, and explains why she's unlike Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.
Rank #1: Farzad Mostashari on how government really works.
Farzad Mostashari has been on the frontlines of health care's biggest stories — from New York City's war on smoking to the Obama administration's $30 billion push for electronic health records. Now he's the CEO of Aledade, a fast-growing company that blends digital and population health and riding the wave of Obamacare startups. Farzad sat down with POLITICO's Dan Diamond to discuss his beginnings in public health (starts at the 2:20 mark), his move to become the nation's leader on health IT (8:55), his thoughts on the Meaningful Use program (15:00), what it's like to be a government regulator (20:30), why he started Aledade (28:00), whether MACRA is a boon for the industry (34:00), if independent doctors are endangered and how new Medicare pilots will help (41:00). Plus: Don't miss the lightning round quiz at 48:00.
Rank #2: Kate Baicker on busting Obamacare myths.
The politics of health care are messy. Obamacare is haunted by myths. And that's why Harvard's Kate Baicker — a former White House economist and one of the nation's most acclaimed researchers — is so focused on using evidence, not anecdotes, to shape America's health policies. Baicker talks about building a career in research (starts at the 1:55 minute mark), her pioneering work with the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment (8:45), what she thinks of Obamacare’s cost controls and President Obama’s pitch for a public option (24:30), whether the ACA did enough to bend the cost curve (34:00), and what beltway pundits get wrong about health policy (41:30). Plus: Don't miss the lightning round quiz at 46:10. We’d appreciate your help: Please share PULSE CHECK and rate us on your favorite podcast app! Have questions, suggestions or feedback? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.
Rank #1: Slow Burn: A Podcast About Watergate.
Whistlestop presents a preview of Slow Burn, an eight-episode miniseries about Watergate. People called her crazy, and to be fair she must have seemed crazy. But she was onto something. How Martha Mitchell, the celebrity wife of one of Nixon’s closest henchmen, tried to blow the whistle on Watergate—and ended up ruining her life. Find out more at slate.com/slowburn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: The Making of the American Presidency (Part 1).
This episode of Whistlestop travels to the spring of 1787 when fifty-five men of property and elite status argued in Philadelphia at the Constitutional Convention for what President John Adams called "the greatest single effort of national deliberation that the world has ever seen,” and soon the American Presidency was born.Whistlestop is Slate's podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest host John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America's presidential carnival.Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus. Email: email@example.com. Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald and Elizabeth Hinson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Slate Daily feed includes new episodes from more than 30 shows in the Slate Podcast Network. You'll get thought provoking analysis, storytelling, and commentary on everything from news and politics to arts, culture, technology, and entertainment. Discover new shows you never knew you were missing.
Rank #1: Slow Burn: S3 Ep. 8: Dead Wrong.
Questions have swirled around the murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls ever since their deaths. Who killed them, and why? How come no one was ever charged in either case? Is Tupac still alive and hiding out somewhere?On the final episode of the season, we look at the investigations into the deaths of two rap legends and the competing theories of their cases. We also explore their enormous legacies, and what hip-hop lost when they died. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: Secret History Of The Future: A Brief History Of Timekeeping.
The first mechanical clocks were made to summon monks to prayer. Ever since, timekeeping technology has often been about control and obligation. But underneath a mountain in Texas, a new kind of clock is being built that’s meant to alter the way we think about time. Can it force us to connect our distant past with our distant future, tick by tick? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Explore the 2016 election and today’s political news with host Brian Beutler and his friends from both sides of the aisle. A weekly podcast from the New Republic.
Rank #1: The Republican Party's Descent Into the Dark Ages.
It’s hard to boil down all the ways the Trump campaign and presidency have reshaped American political norms into a single conceptual frame.But in his new, best-selling book Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and The Storming of the Presidency, Businessweek’s Joshua Green has done just that. He joined New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler in studio to discuss the duo's impact on politics, and whether there’s any going back to how things were before.
Rank #2: The Republicans' Obamacare 'Waterloo' Moment Has Arrived.
Trumpcare is dead! At least for now. Senate Republicans lack sufficient support to repeal and replace Obamacare, or do anything to the health care system on a purely partisan basis. So what happens next? Will Republicans sabotage Obamacare for revenge? Will they feel compelled to stabilize the health care system? And how will congressional Republicans’ passivity toward Trump change now that their legislative agenda is in freefall. Daily Beast politics editor Sam Stein joined New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler in studio to discuss.
As Slate’s resident interrogator, Isaac Chotiner has tangled with Newt Gingrich and gotten personal with novelist Jonathan Franzen. Now he brings his pointed and smart interview style to “I Have to Ask.”
Rank #1: Anthony Bourdain: A Previously Unaired Conversation from 2017.
Anthony Bourdain—the late chef and author—talks about his mistakes, the #MeToo movement, and Harvey Weinstein.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: Chuck Klosterman.
Chuck Klosterman is a writer and essayist. In a wide-ranging conversation with Isaac Chotiner, he discusses the costs of politicizing pop culture, the roots of Trump’s shamelessness, and why music is such a subjective art form. Email: email@example.comTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs.Please fill out the Slate podcast survey at slate.com/podcastsurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Rank #1: A Mueller Court Filing Reveals James Comey’s Arrogance.
Last month, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed something disturbing about former FBI Director James Comey. Here’s what Mueller disclosed: In January 2017, when Comey sent FBI agents to interview then–national security adviser Michael Flynn, Comey bypassed his own boss, Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. The story sounds innocuous, and it doesn’t serve either party’s narrative, so nobody made a fuss about it. But it’s important.
Rank #2: Why Men Find the New Congresswomen So Frightening.
There’s an extraordinary scene in the new Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic, On the Basis of Sex,in which crusading civil rights attorney Ginsburg takes her rebellious teenage daughter Jane to a rundown street somewhere in Manhattan sometime in the ’70s to meet with civil rights attorney Dorothy Kenyon, played Kathy Bates–ishly by Kathy Bates.
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Rank #1: The Breakthrough: Behind the Scenes of Hillary Clinton’s Failed Bid for President.
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes didn’t know their book would be called ‘Shattered,’ or that their extraordinary access would let them chronicle the mounting signs of a doomed campaign.
Rank #2: The Breakthrough: How a Small News Outlet Brought Down the State Hero.
VTDigger’s Anne Galloway was suspicious the moment she heard about a too-good-to-be-true development. She didn’t know how right she was.
Hosted by CBS News’ Bob Schieffer with H. Andrew Schwartz, “About the News” is series of conversations with the top people reporting the news, about the news, and its impact on politics and policy. A collaboration between the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at TCU, Schieffer and Schwartz host a weekly discussion with the most interesting people working in legacy media, digitally native platforms, social media companies, and top thought leaders.
Rank #1: The Bezos Effect: Dan Kennedy and the Future of Newspapers.
In this episode, we talk to Media Nation blogging guru Dan Kennedy about the future of newspapers and the technology that is changing the media landscape. Kennedy, a professor at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism and author of “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age,” discusses his often cited analysis of how the Washington Post is being run by its new owner Jeff Bezos and how the paper has been transformed into a model media and technology company. Dan and Bob Schieffer first met last spring at the Harvard Kennedy School, where Kennedy was a Joan Shorenstein Fellow and Bob was the Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow. Kennedy is currently working on book project called “The Return of the Moguls,” which will be about the Post under Bezos, the Boston Globe under Red Sox principal owner John Henry, and the Orange County Register under entrepreneur Aaron Kushner, to be published by ForeEdge in 2017. Kennedy is a frequent contributor to Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, a project that attempts to help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age. Download transcript here.
Rank #2: Walt Mossberg and the end of News Websites.
Steve Jobs launched the first ever podcast on stage with Walt Mossberg at Mossberg’s now legendary “All Things Digital Conference.” Mossberg, widely regarded as one of the world’s most influential journalists co-founded Recode. As executive editor of The Verge and Recode Editor-at-Large, Mossberg is at the forefront of the news media’s digital transformation. In this podcast, Mossberg provides unique insight into podcasting, the future of news and publishing and what it’s like to be entrepreneurial as a journalist. Download transcript here.
Politics. Policy. Polling. Pop Culture.Explore what America's thinking with two of the country's leading pollsters-the bipartisan team of Democrat Margie Omero and Republican Kristen Soltis Anderson. In this weekly podcast we take a fresh, friendly look at the numbers driving the week's biggest stories in news, politics, tech, entertainment and pop culture. Along with the occasional interview with pollsters, journalists, and other industry leaders, we'll lift the hood on the numbers revealing the hidden secrets of the public's mind.
Rank #1: #223: Presidential Tweeting and Ladysports.
Trump, “racially infused” tweets, and Democratic CandidatesTrump Approval (RealClear Politics)Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets (Reuters)2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination (RealClear Politics)Beto O’Rourke and the Value of PollingPolling is not evil voodoo magic (Kristen Soltis Anderson in the Washington Examiner)Polling Faux PasIncomplete polling for the Democratic Primary (St. Anselm College)All The Problems With This Anonymous Poll About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (HuffPo coverage of a poll reported in Axios)More General Election PollingHuge Turnout Is Expected in 2020. So Which Party Would Benefit? (New York Times, “The Upshot”)Trump Faces Tough Challenge From Top Democratic Candidates in Election Matchup (WSJ/NBC News)ImmigrationSlim majority supports deportation raids (POLITICO/Morning Consult)More on Presidential TweetingViews of Trump’s Twitter Attack on Four Congresswomen Highly Partisan (Ipsos)State of the Union and Conspiracies (Economist/YouGov)LadysportsDo you think if you were playing your very best tennis, you could win a point off Serena Williams? (YouGov)We Need To Stop Comparing Serena Williams To Men’s Tennis Players (HuffPo) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #2: #48: Political ads, FiveThirtyEight, & UK/Canada updates.
Don’t forget your micro-assignment: Send us a polling 101 question for our explainer episode. 2016:On the Democratic side, the contest continues to roil. Straight Ace (Metrix). Huffington Post/IAHuffington Post/NHHuffington Post/nationalDemocratic insiders in Politico.DMR/Selzer/Bloomberg pollGOP side.Not sure the debate changed anything, polling-wise. Although maybe there’s Kasich-mentum?Huffington Post average: IAHuffington Post average: NHHuffington Post: nationalMassINC/WBURMatt MacWilliams on authoritarianismNBC/WSJ on GOP contestFull NBC/WSJ pollWe talk to Carl BialikYou say bialy, we say burrito. And we talk about fivethirtyeight, forecasting, and polling pollsters.FiveThirtyEight poll of pollstersUK updateTories aren’t shy, they’re busy! New reports on “what went wrong” in the UK election polling.BPC reportThe GuardianHuffington PostElephant in the valleyA majority of women receive unwanted advances. Like a mixtape.Elephant in the ValleyPoll your privilege (in Canada)Ask a Millennial: Judge for yourselfIs Judge Judy on SCOTUS? We Ask a Millennial.College grad study of civic engagementKey Findings:Just like wildly fluctuating snow predictions, we have wildly fluctuating IA & NH predictions. Get your snacks ready & hunker down for the long winter.If we’re teaching our children good manners, does that mean they’re future Trump supporters? A new parenting thing to keep us all up at night.And if my children don’t become tech zillionaires, perhaps they should move to Canada instead.And who needs RBG when you have Judge Judy? And who does better in demo? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Essential political news, analysis and history with veteran political analyst Ken Rudin.
Rank #1: Episode #271: First in War, First in Peace, First in Iowa.
Former Maryland Congressman John Delaney was the first Democrat to jump into the presidential race, way back in the summer of 2017. We revisit Ken's conversation with him from shortly after he began his campaign. Plus, we rebroadcast several other conversations looking at the communication styles of past presidents, the first woman to serve in Congress, and a biography of President James K. Polk. The post Episode #271: First in War, First in Peace, First in Iowa appeared first on Ken Rudin's Political Junkie.
Rank #2: Episode #303: When Is Late “Too Late?”.
This week, we ask why there are more Democratic candidates jumping into the presidential race - and what roadblocks will they face? We also review the history of late-announcing candidates. And we discuss the decision of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to seek his former Senate seat next year. The post Episode #303: When Is Late “Too Late?” appeared first on Ken Rudin's Political Junkie.
A reliable, honest and entertaining podcast about Washington D.C’s people, culture and politics.
Rank #1: 161: Hillbilly Elegy explained — The forgotten Americans.
In his new book “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis”, author J.D. Vance recounts his experience of growing up poor in the white working class communities of Appalachia. It’s not just a personal story but an examination of the culture from where he comes from, as Vance tries to understand why so today feel disillusioned and disconnected with American politics.This week on the podcast, Jimmy sits down with J.D. for a personal conversation about his family, community, and the state of American politics.
Rank #2: 164: Trump Foundation 101 -- Funny Money.
Donald Trump hasn’t given any money to the foundation that bears his name since 2008, and that’s just the beginning of the oddities surrounding Trump’s charitable giving. Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold has been digging into it, and you might by shocked by what he’s found.
The political news driving the day in D.C. and around the country. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can’t read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
Rank #1: Why Is Andrew Yang Still in This Race?... and More Stories.
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Rank #2: Republicans to scrap primaries and caucuses as Trump challengers cry foul... and More Stories.
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Republicans to scrap primaries and caucuses as Trump challengers cry foul 2) F-Bombs Away! 3) Biden bets it all on the black vote 4) The short arc of a Sharpie captures the long arc of Trump Please share your feedback by emailing email@example.com.
Tired of liberals and conservatives screaming partisan talking points? We were, and so we created The Politics Guys as a sane and civil alternative. Each week, a liberal and a conservative talk *to*, not at each other, in an attempt to better understand the week in politics & policy. We're not about scoring cheap partisan points or preaching to the ideological choir. We reject the notion that people who see the world differently are either stupid or evil. Our mission is to promote a shared, evidence-based understanding of American politics and policy. We hope you'll join us.
Rank #1: Ask The Politics Guys: What Do You Guys Read (and Watch)?.
This week’s Ask the Politics Guys question has come up a bunch of times from listeners. How do we keep up with political news, and what do we recommend for listeners trying to get a better big-picture understanding of American politics. (We’ll be posting links to all of the recommendations mentioned in this episode on … Continue reading "Ask The Politics Guys: What Do You Guys Read (and Watch)?"
Rank #2: PG55: Clinton’s Email, Trump’s Energy Policy, Obama’s Asian Trip, The TSA.
This week’s episode starts with a discussion of the State Department Inspector General’s report on Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server while she was Secretary of State. Both Mike and Jay agree that Clinton screwed up, though they don’t quite see eye-to-eye on how big (or how criminal) that screw-up was. Next, they … Continue reading "PG55: Clinton’s Email, Trump’s Energy Policy, Obama’s Asian Trip, The TSA"