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Words Matter

By Elise Jordan and Steve Schmidt

Rank #99 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
TV & Film
History
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American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. Elise Jordan and Steve Schmidt have served at the highest levels in government, politics and media. They are two of the most articulate defenders of personal freedom, individual liberty and the rule of law. Their broad experience in government and Republican politics gives them a unique ability to explain recent events and place them in historic context. Together, with journalists, elected officials, policy-makers and thought-leaders, they will analyze the week's news and get at the real truth behind all the distracting headlines. New episodes released Mondays. Produced and recorded out of The Hangar Studios, NYC.

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American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. Elise Jordan and Steve Schmidt have served at the highest levels in government, politics and media. They are two of the most articulate defenders of personal freedom, individual liberty and the rule of law. Their broad experience in government and Republican politics gives them a unique ability to explain recent events and place them in historic context. Together, with journalists, elected officials, policy-makers and thought-leaders, they will analyze the week's news and get at the real truth behind all the distracting headlines. New episodes released Mondays. Produced and recorded out of The Hangar Studios, NYC.

iTunes Ratings

1897 Ratings
Average Ratings
1577
177
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48

Best Podcast Out There

By Trackerj - Jan 14 2019
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Elise and Steve are insightful, intelligent, inquisitive and ask great questions of their guests.

From a lif long Democrat

By Sffear - Jan 11 2019
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Its good to hear a voice or two of reason from the Republicans.

iTunes Ratings

1897 Ratings
Average Ratings
1577
177
51
44
48

Best Podcast Out There

By Trackerj - Jan 14 2019
Read more

Elise and Steve are insightful, intelligent, inquisitive and ask great questions of their guests.

From a lif long Democrat

By Sffear - Jan 11 2019
Read more

Its good to hear a voice or two of reason from the Republicans.

Top 10 Episode of Words Matter

Rank #1: 'How to Get Rid of a President' - An Interview with author and former CIA officer David Priess

Nov 26 2018
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David Priess is a former CIA officer and presidential briefer, his new book “How to Get Rid of a President” tells the history of the political dark arts in action. In the nation's highest office we see election dramas, impeachments, assassinations, natural death in office, mixed with party intrigue, personal betrayal, and backroom deal making. David explains how presidents can be sidelined without being removed from office. An essential Audible title for any political junkie in the Age of Trump.  Audible -- because Words Matter

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Rank #2: Tim O’Brien, author of "TrumpNation" - Words Matter Interview

Aug 20 2018
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Elise and Steve talk to "TrumpNation" author Tim O’Brien about how he beat Donald Trump in a $5 billion lawsuit. Tim talks about what it's like to watch Trump when he's caught lying under oath. They discuss the Trump bankruptcies, the Russia connections, and what's really behind Donald Trump's deep and dangerous insecurities.

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Rank #3: A Political Expat's Journey

Aug 13 2018
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Steve Schmidt explains how the party of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan has become the single greatest threat to liberty, freedom and human rights under Donald Trump. Then, Elise Jordan remembers Heather Heyer and reflects on the 1st Anniversary of the violent white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

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Rank #4: Rob Reiner - Words Matter Interview

Oct 29 2018
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As Americans prepare to vote in the most important Midterm election in our 242 year history, we sit down with legendary actor, director, producer, writer and activist Rob Reiner -- someone who knows a thing or two about politics, social unrest, culture wars, and taking on a racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic bigot from Queens. And we take a look back at an iconic book and something America needs now more than ever -- "Profiles in Courage" by John F. Kennedy.  

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Rank #5: LBJ and Reagan - An interview with Jonathan Darman author of 'Landslide'

Nov 19 2018
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This week we added "Landslide" by Jonathan Darman to the Audible Words Matter Library. In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and shows how, from 1963 to 1966, these two men—the same age, and driven by the same heroic ambitions—changed American politics forever. This engaging title is a MUST Listen.

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Rank #6: Vanity Fair’s Emily Jane Fox, author of "Born Trump" - Words Matter Interview

Oct 22 2018
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Vanity Fair’s Emily Jane Fox talks about her best selling book “Born Trump.” From Ivanka to Don Jr. to Eric, Tiffany and Barron - Emily tells us what really goes on inside America’s First (dysfunctional) Family. Get this title free along with your 30-day free trial of Audible when you go to: www.audible.com/WordsMatter  Audible - because Words Matter 

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Rank #7: Elise Reflects on the 1st Anniversary of Charlottesville

Aug 10 2018
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On the 1st anniversary of Charlottesville, Elise Jordan reflects on one of the darker moments in recent history. Elise pays tribute to Heather Heyer, the peaceful protester who was murdered during a violent White Supremacist rally one year ago this weekend.

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Rank #8: Words Matter Library: ‘How to Get Rid of a President' by David Priess

Nov 23 2018
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This week we add "How to Get Rid of a President" by David Priess to the Audible Words Matter Library. A former CIA officer and presidential briefer, Priess tells the history of the political dark arts in action. In the nation's highest office we see election dramas, impeachments, assassinations, natural death in office, mixed with party intrigue, personal betrayal, and backroom deal making. An essential Audible title for any political junkie in the Age of Trump.

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Rank #9: Omarosa and "All the best people" - Elise's Final Word

Aug 17 2018
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Donald Trump promised that he would hire "all the best people" for his Administration. Elise explains how Trump's attacks on Omarosa expose his twisted values and blatant corruption.

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Rank #10: The Gathering Storm of Constitutional Crisis

Nov 09 2018
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Within hours of Democrats regaining control of the House of Representatives, Donald Trump holds an explosive East Room press conference and fires the Attorney General - replacing him with an unconfirmed political hack. Elise, Steve and Adam discuss the gathering storm of constitutional crisis.

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