Breaking down Trump's upcoming decision on guns. Who is in and who is out of the Houston debates. Warren apologizes. Beto pushes buybacks. Greenland. Israel. Bernie and Biden within 1% of a Poll Dance. #ButYourEmails and MORE!
2020 will see the largest participation of millennial voters in presidential history. Who are they? What do they find important? How are candidates trying to reach them?
Justin interviews Stella Rouse (Professor Department of Government and Politics University of Maryland) about all of that and more!
Is Trump kind of screwed? Democrats decry fake news! Warren gets her best poll of the primary! Epstein!
Katherine Benton-Cohen (Professor of History, Georgetown University and author of Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and its Legacy) discusses the legacy of American immigration laws.
After another pair of horrific shootings, Justin runs down why the current climate might actually be more friendly to gun control action. A visit from the Campaign Undertaker as we scroll through who is the walking dead with debate qualifiers looming. Elizabeth Warren in Nevada, Kamala's sliding polls, the New Special Relationship, a Texas-sized poll dance and #ButYourEmails.
Connie Boesen sits on the Des Moines City Council and is a fixture at the Iowa State Fair (which begins this weekend) with her booth Applishus. We discuss what the fair means to Iowa, how presidential candidates respond to it and why the next candidate to camp out there might win the caucus automatically.
Biden lives. Kamala gets called a cop. Tulsi and Yang emerge.
Justin laments all of his awful predictions from Night One of the debates but reloads on come CAN'T MISS PREDICTIONS for Night Two. Yang Gang is pissed. Campaign Undertaker is ready to reap some souls. Klobuchar is useless. Beto is less than useless. Poll Dance. #ButYourEmails and more!
Bernie and Warren beat back the last gasp moderates.
Presidential candidates have to stay hip and relevant. We mock their schizophrenic playlists with the help of Buffalo News art critic Colin Dabkowski.
Like it, love it, hate it or literally worship it... religion is a part of the political landscape. Justin talks with Diane Winston (Knight Chair in Media and Religion at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism) to discuss the history of the religion in politics and how faith influences our current crop of candidates.
Looking back at Trump's 2000 flirtation with running for president as a third party candidate, the tweet, the squad, the racism, Beto's big choice, Poll Dance, Parade of Wrong Opinions and #ButYourEmails.
Q2 fundraising numbers are in! Mayor Pete is the champion? Beto fell off a cliff? Which candidates have an individual donor problem?
A prophecy of the coming Bernie v. Warren war. A genuine plea for you to tell me which modern politician Perot sounds like. Biden. AOC. Pelosi. Epstein. Poll Dance. #ButYourEmails and more.
Brian Brushwood is a podcaster and YouTube star but back in 1992 he was a volunteer for Ross Perot's landmark bid for the presidency that netted him 19% of the popular vote. He joins us to talk about Perot's political achievements, his insane life and if we will ever see anyone like him again.
The debut of the Campaign Undertaker. Awards for last week's debates are handed out. Ruth Bader Ginsburg praises Kavanaugh? Tanks on the 4th of July? Biden outraised by Mayor Pete? Poll Dance! #ButYourEmails!
Justin talks to Rutgers Professor David Greenberg about the history of PR and spin in presidential politics.
Recorded live at the Pianofight Theater on 6/29/19
Biden lays down and dies. Harris and Pete make impressive debuts. Bernie successfully does it like Bernie.