May 16th, 2019 | 38 mins 41 secs
2020, democrats, elections, gop, josh hawley, litmus tests, marco rubio, populism, primary, republicans
James Hohmann joins Charlie Sykes to talk about how Senators Marco Rubio and Josh Hawley are positioning themselves for a post-Trump populist GOP, plus a look at the constantly changing litmus tests facing the ever-growing 2020 Democratic primary field.
May 1st, 2019 | 35 mins 54 secs
2020 elections, charlie kirk, debt, deficits, gop, jacob wohl, joe biden, joe walsh, pete buttigieg
Joe Walsh joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent hijinx of Jacob Wohl, the trouble with Turning Point USA, the 2020 elections, and why Republicans have stopped caring about debt and deficits.
March 12th, 2019 | 40 mins 10 secs
abortion, conservatism, democrats, gop, ilhan omar, policy, trump, tucker carlson, twitter
David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GOP victories pre-Trump, how they botched the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, and what the future holds for the Pro-Life movement. Plus, the how the law of group polarization is taking effect in the wake of the Rep. Ilhan Omar, Tucker Carlson, Jeanine Pirro and others.
March 6th, 2019 | 36 mins 44 secs
2020, chris christie, gop, governors, larry hogan, national emergency, republicans
R Street's Andy Smarick joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss what the 13 House Republicans who voted against the national emergency have in common, his work for Chris Christie and Larry Hogan and the importance of government service for conservatives, and an update on 2020.
March 4th, 2019 | 46 mins 5 secs
bias, donald trump, fox news, gop, media, michael jackson, wisconsin
Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his career as an oppo man, the rise and fall of the Wisconsin Mafia in the GOP, media bias and protecting the narrative, Fox News and its relationship with the White House, and the Michael Jackson documentary.
February 22nd, 2019 | 33 mins 40 secs
conservatism, david frum, donald trump, economy, gop, healthcare, taxes, tea party
David Frum from The Atlantic joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his path from presidential speechwriter to party pariah, where the GOP has dropped the ball on everything from financial crisis to Obamacare, and what the future may hold in the era of Trump.
February 18th, 2019 | 30 mins 4 secs
2020 elections, conservatism, donald trump, gop, michael steele, national emergency, primary challenge, rnc, senate
Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why he's remaining a Republican, the current state of the RNC and Trumpism, his relationship with Reince Priebus, President Trump's so-called National Emergency, and the future of the GOP majority in the Senate.
January 30th, 2019 | 37 mins 44 secs
2020, conservatism, democrats, gop, trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Mona Charen and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss whether or not there can be a party of reality in the 2020 elections.
January 24th, 2019 | 37 mins 20 secs
conservatism, gop, trump
Author Molly Jong Fast and political consultant and author Rick Wilson join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the state of Trumpism and the Republican Party.
January 15th, 2019 | 37 mins 53 secs
democrats, gop, ideology, libertarianism, partisanship, pluralism, politics
Charlie Sykes hosts Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center to discuss his confessions as a recovering libertarian, how the decline of broad political knowledge is fueling excessive partisanship, and the future of moderation in our hyper-partisan times.