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The Chuck ToddCast: Meet the Press

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

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1325 Ratings
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Chuck Rocks!

By johent - Nov 28 2019
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Nice to hear the truth. The reason Chuck interrupts is to keep the conversation on track, time constraints and he’s not a Fox host.

Love this podcast

By acc65 - Oct 17 2019
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Great interviews, interesting and timely guests, full and seemingly unedited discussions

iTunes Ratings

1325 Ratings
Average Ratings
856
175
94
61
139

Chuck Rocks!

By johent - Nov 28 2019
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Nice to hear the truth. The reason Chuck interrupts is to keep the conversation on track, time constraints and he’s not a Fox host.

Love this podcast

By acc65 - Oct 17 2019
Read more
Great interviews, interesting and timely guests, full and seemingly unedited discussions

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The Chuck ToddCast: Meet the Press

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Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in the 2020 presidential race. Join Chuck each Wednesday as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.

Malcolm Gladwell: American Individualism May Have Its Limits

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Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author and host of the "Revisionist History" podcast joins Chuck to talk about the differences between American and Canadian health care policies, and why good Samaritans sometimes act badly.

Jul 02 2017

19mins

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The Russia Tick-Tock: Clint Watts Explains the Timeline

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Former FBI Special Agent Clint Watts joins Chuck to walk through the timeline of events around June 2016, beginning with Donald Trump, Jr. meeting with a Russian lawyer and ending with then-candidate Donald Trump asking for Russia to release Hillary Clinton's emails.

Jul 13 2017

27mins

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Political Theater: Katy Tur & Anita Kumar Plus Peter Marks

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Katy Tur and Politico's Anita Kumar join Chuck Todd to talk about the fourth Democratic debate and the impeachment inquiry. Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks provides fresh perspective on the debate performance.
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Oct 16 2019

1hr 6mins

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Mike Viqueira: Covering Congress Both Real & Fictional

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Former White House and Congressional Correspondent Mike Viqueria's new book "You Didn't Get This From Me" tells a fictionalized story of how Congress works, and how ambition can lead to betrayel.

Mar 23 2017

28mins

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Wendy Davis - Live from SXSW Part 1

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Former Democratic candidate for Texas Governor, Wendy Davis joined Chuck at SXSW in Austin to talk about her party's future in the Lone Star State, and about her political future.

Mar 15 2017

16mins

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Welcome to the Chuck ToddCast from Meet the Press: 2020 Democrats, Fundraising and Biden with Shawna Thomas & Mark Leibovich

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In the first episode of the Chuck ToddCast from Meet the Press, Chuck is joined by Shawna Thomas, Washington Bureau Chief for Vice News, and Mark Leibovich, Chief National Correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, to talk about the Democrats who haven't jumped into the race yet, including one former Vice President. 
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Apr 03 2019

33mins

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Trump's 2020 strategy comes into focus, with Peter Baker and Alexi McCammond

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As cultural issues return to the top of the political conversation, Chuck Todd asks Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for the New York Times, and Alexi McCammond, political reporter for Axios, what it means for President Trump's re-election strategy. Plus, is Biden's lead the "revenge of the center" in Democratic politics? 
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May 15 2019

40mins

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Opening Day Preview with Jayson Stark

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ESPN's Jayson Stark tells Chuck which teams could upset the National League elite, why the World Baseball Classic could be the future of baseball, and why politics remains outside of the MLB locker room.

Mar 31 2017

22mins

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Jeff Mason & Kailani Koenig Plus Christopher Wylie: The building with no fire exits

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Reuters' Jeff Mason and NBC News producer Kailani Koenig join Chuck Todd, moderator of Meet the Press, to talk about the president's next moves in the impeachment challenge. And Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie talks to Chuck about his new book, Mindf*ck.
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Oct 08 2019

50mins

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Maureen Orth: Versace's killer might have found other outlets today

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Maureen Orth’s 1999 book, Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in U.S. History, is now the backdrop of FX’s nine-part series, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”. But while the TV show may shine the spotlight on Versace, Orth’s book dug deeper into the complex mind of Cunanan -- why he killed, how he hid in plain sight and why he targeted Versace.

Feb 08 2018

27mins

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Jonah Goldberg: Defending "Conservatism" in the Trump Era

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Chuck Todd sits down with conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg to talk about the effect that the Trump Presidency will have on what it means to be a Conservative Republican.

Apr 19 2018

34mins

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Why conspiracy theories might be right: The algorithms behind everything

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Cathy O'Neil, author of "Weapons of Math Destruction", talks to Chuck about the bias behind mathematical algorithms and asks whether it's time for a digital Bill of Rights.

Mar 01 2018

31mins

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New Numbers! Chuck & Mark Geek Out Over Latest NBC/WSJ Poll

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It's Polling Day! Chuck Todd & Mark Murray take a deep dive inside the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll to discuss healthcare, the president and polarization among voters.

Jun 22 2017

30mins

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Could GOP hold the House? Corry Bliss says 'Yes'

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Corry Bliss, Executive Director of the Congressional Leadership Fund, joins Chuck to talk about how Republicans are fighting to hold the House.

Apr 26 2018

23mins

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Ukraine net snags Pompeo & Sanders health news could change 2020 race

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NBC's Carol Lee and author of "American Carnage" Tim Alberta talks to Chuck Todd, moderator of "Meet the Press,"  about the latest in the Trump/Ukraine scandal and how it affects the 2020 race. Plus, Sen. Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events until further notice due to a heart issue. And finally, Chuck's full interview with Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran Javad Zarif. 
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Oct 02 2019

1hr 1min

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Should Houston Have Been Evacuated Before Harvey?

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Bill King, former mayor of Kemah, Texas, and the head of a study that investigated the fallout from Hurricane Rita, joins Chuck Todd to talk about the decision to shelter in place in the face of heavy flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Aug 29 2017

20mins

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Jacob Soboroff Looks at Fentanyl's Deadly Reach

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MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff says that he didn't grasp the true scope of the opioid crisis until he began traveling across the nation and talking to people on the ground.

Aug 24 2017

25mins

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Jake Tapper talks McCarthyism, Trump, and the Media

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Jake Tapper, host of CNN's "State of the Union" and "The Lead with Jake Tapper" joins Chuck to talk about his new thriller "The Hellfire Club" - a novel about Washington during the era of McCarthy, and why history might be repeating itself.

May 24 2018

43mins

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Trump, Ukraine & Impeachment: Anna Palmer, Evelyn Farkas, George Will and Carrie Dann

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It's been a busy 24 hours in Washington. Chuck Todd, moderator of Meet the Press, is joined by Anna Palmer, Evelyn Farkas, George Will and Carrie Dann to talk about the notes from President Trump's call with the Ukrainian president, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's call for a formal impeachment inquiry.
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Sep 25 2019

54mins

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Doris Kearns Goodwin: President's ambition must be "for the country," not themselves

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Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks to Chuck about her latest book "Leadership in Turbulent Times" and how the "family tree" of presidential history influenced Oval Office successors.

Sep 20 2018

23mins

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The war of corrosive ideologies: James Hohmann, Julia Ioffe and David Brody

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As the House Judiciary holds its first impeachment hearing, partisanship takes center stage. Meanwhile, the 2020 Democrats have lost a few players. How will the latest billionaire wildcard shake up the race?

Dec 04 2019

33mins

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Thank you, America: Malcolm Gladwell, Maria Teresa Kumar, Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes

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As America celebrates a holiday rooted in the relationships of its diverse people, Chuck Todd shares some of his favorite interviews with four experts to discuss the future of a nation with a rapidly changing political landscape.

Nov 27 2019

1hr 5mins

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Dems look to move impeachment, debate needle: Heidi Przybyla and Ben Kamisar

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NBC's Heidi Przybyla and Ben Kamisar join Chuck Todd to discuss Adam Schiff's closing arguments in Thursday's impeachment inquiry hearing and Wednesday's 2020 debate.

Nov 22 2019

34mins

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What the elections in Virginia, Kentucky and Mississippi mean for 2020: Josh Kraushaar, Chelsea Janes, and María Teresa Kumar

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National Journal’s Political Editor Josh Kraushaar and The Washington Post’s National Reporter Chelsea Janes talk with Chuck about what the elections in Kentucky, Virginia and Mississippi mean for the 2020 landscape, and a little baseball talk at the end. Plus, María Teresa Kumar joins the pod to talk about her path into politics and how her organization, Voto Latino, is preparing for future elections.
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Nov 06 2019

58mins

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Jonah Goldberg, Stephen Hayes and Monica Alba: The "boos" heard around the world

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Chuck talks with Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes about their new conservative media company called "The Dispatch" and how they want to slow down the news cycle. Plus, NBC News Road Warrior Monica Alba talks about Pres. Trump being booed at Nationals Park on Sunday.
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Oct 30 2019

1hr 1min

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Pierre Delecto's impeachment dilemma: McKay Coppins, Jake Sherman and Leigh Ann Caldwell

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The Atlantic's McKay Coppins, Politico's Playbook Co-Author Jake Sherman and NBC News Correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell discuss President Trump's speech on Syria and the latest developments in the impeachment saga with Chuck Todd, moderator of Meet the Press.
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Oct 23 2019

45mins

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Political Theater: Katy Tur & Anita Kumar Plus Peter Marks

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Katy Tur and Politico's Anita Kumar join Chuck Todd to talk about the fourth Democratic debate and the impeachment inquiry. Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks provides fresh perspective on the debate performance.
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Oct 16 2019

1hr 6mins

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Jeff Mason & Kailani Koenig Plus Christopher Wylie: The building with no fire exits

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Reuters' Jeff Mason and NBC News producer Kailani Koenig join Chuck Todd, moderator of Meet the Press, to talk about the president's next moves in the impeachment challenge. And Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie talks to Chuck about his new book, Mindf*ck.
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Oct 08 2019

50mins

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Ukraine net snags Pompeo & Sanders health news could change 2020 race

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NBC's Carol Lee and author of "American Carnage" Tim Alberta talks to Chuck Todd, moderator of "Meet the Press,"  about the latest in the Trump/Ukraine scandal and how it affects the 2020 race. Plus, Sen. Bernie Sanders cancels campaign events until further notice due to a heart issue. And finally, Chuck's full interview with Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran Javad Zarif. 
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Oct 02 2019

1hr 1min

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Trump, Ukraine & Impeachment: Anna Palmer, Evelyn Farkas, George Will and Carrie Dann

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It's been a busy 24 hours in Washington. Chuck Todd, moderator of Meet the Press, is joined by Anna Palmer, Evelyn Farkas, George Will and Carrie Dann to talk about the notes from President Trump's call with the Ukrainian president, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's call for a formal impeachment inquiry.
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Sep 25 2019

54mins

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Warren and Biden surge in our new poll, plus Garrett Graff

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Ruth Marcus and Michael Steel join Chuck to talk about the latest NBC/WSJ poll; plus Garrett Graff talks about his new book "The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of September 11, 2001"
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Sep 18 2019

1hr

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Malcolm Gladwell Plus: Talking to voters with Jacqueline Alemany, Kyle Trygstad

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Washington Post's Jacqueline Alemany and National Journal's Kyle Trygstad talk races and give a Democratic debate preview, while author Malcolm Gladwell asks the question: Why are there so many failures of communication between strangers?
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Sep 11 2019

1hr 18mins

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Democracy fights back

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As protests pop up all over the world, Emily Ngo and Jonathan Lemire sit down to discuss what's next for the America and its voters. Plus, the two New York journalists discuss the Democratic Party in their state. 
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Sep 04 2019

44mins

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The Senate is now in play

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Mike Memoli and Shannon Pettypiece talk polls and Trump fatigue plus Guy Cecil swings by to discuss the latest Senate news.
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Aug 28 2019

58mins

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Something's wrong with Washington

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In a week where the president cancelled a trip to Denmark because of a spat over Greenland, considered letting Russia off the hook for invading Crimea and sided with Israel in a fight with two American congresswomen, Chuck Todd asks what is wrong with Washington. This week's guests, author and columnist Matt Bai, Politico White House reporter Gabby Orr. Plus an interview with the Wall Street Journal's Chief Economics reporter, Nick Timiraos. 
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Aug 21 2019

48mins

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The field of 2020 Democrats is about to winnow: Shawna Thomas, Sahil Kapur and Charlie Cook

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Chuck Todd, moderator of "Meet the Press," sits down with Shawna Thomas, bureau chief at Vice News, and Sahil Kapur, national politics reporter at Bloomberg News, talk about the winnowing 2020 Democratic field. Plus, founder of Cook Political Report and co-author of the 2019 Almanac of American Politics Charlie Cook talks the latest version of the Almanac.  
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Aug 14 2019

1hr 7mins

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The "White Elephant in the room" and the dark corners of the internet

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NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Kasie Hunt and Republican Strategist Matt Gorman join Chuck to talk about the Republican reaction to mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. Ben Collins scares Chuck with his latest reporting from the worst corners of the internet. 
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Aug 07 2019

59mins

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After Detroit Debates, it’s now hand-to-hand combat for Democrats

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New York Times White House Correspondent Annie Karni and Democratic strategist Doug Thornell assess the battlefield with Chuck Todd after the Tuesday and Wednesday Democratic debates. 
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Aug 01 2019

39mins

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Andrew McCabe: Robert Mueller reveals a counter-intelligence investigation could still exist

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Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe talks to Chuck Todd to reflect on Robert Mueller's testimony in front of the House Intelligence and House Judiciary committees. 
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Jul 24 2019

33mins

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Take a peak into 2020 Democrats' wallets with new fundraising numbers

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Manna from the political heavens, we have new fundraising numbers. Carrie Dann fills in for Chuck Todd in a conversation with NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray and NBC News political reporter Ben Kamisar.
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Jul 17 2019

28mins

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