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Emergency Podcast: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux speaks with Galen Druke about the Justices' arguments for...

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Are 1 Percent Of Americans Evil?

The crew breaks down a poll that asked Americans to identify from good to evil and lawful to...

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More Trouble For Democrats In The Rio Grande Valley

Republican Mayra Flores won the special election in Texas’s 34th congressional district on...

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Are Centrists The Most Powerful Politicians?

The crew discusses how a bipartisan gun control deal was reached and if this unwritten...

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Were The California Primaries A Blow To The Progressive Movement?

The crew breaks down the results of the June 7 primaries. Overall, more moderate candidates were...

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The Democratic Divides In California

The crew previews California’s primaries, which offer unique insight into the divides...

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Are Democrats Actually In Disarray?

The crew debates whether the Democratic Party really is actually in disarray as it struggles to...

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Trump's Revenge Primary In Georgia Fails

The crew discusses the results of the primary elections in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas and...

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Are Trump's Endorsees About To Lose In Georgia?

The crew previews Tuesday's primaries in Georgia as well as contests in Arkansas, Alabama, Texas...

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What Tuesday's Primaries Could Mean For November

The crew reacts to the results in Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, North Carolina,...

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Who Will Win The GOP's Senate Primary In Pennsylvania?

The crew discusses the races to watch in Tuesday night's primaries in Pennsylvania, North...

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The Politics Of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws

Since January 2021, eleven states have enacted laws that limit how teachers can talk about race...

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How The Fight Over Abortion Will Play Out In Red States

The crew discusses the various types of legislation different states may adopt if Roe v. Wade is...

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The Ohio Primary And Draft SCOTUS Opinion

In this late night edition of the podcast, the crew covers both the results of the Ohio Senate...

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Our First 2024 Democratic Primary Draft

The crew follows up on last week’s Republican 2024 primary draft with its first Democratic...

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How A Struggle Between Elites And Populists Has Shaped The Right

As the 2022 primaries begin in earnest and potential presidential candidates look ahead to 2024,...

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Our First 2024 GOP Primary Draft

The crew hosts its first-ever 2024 Republican primary draft (they plan to follow up next week...

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Why A Once-Fringe Candidate Is Now A Serious Contender For The French Presidency

Galen Druke speaks with POLITICO Europe's Cornelius Hirsch and Clea Caulcutt about the dynamics...

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How Old Is Too Old For Elected Office?

The crew discusses the politically thorny issue of mental acuity in an increasingly elderly U.S....

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Why Inflation Is Sparking Economic Pessimism

Galen Druke speaks with George Washington University economist Tara Sinclair about the economics...

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