January 20th, 2022 | 54 mins 20 secs
2021, arizona, bad faith, biden, clinton, diaper, education, fdr, george hw bush, george w. bush, hoover, inauguration day, incursion, jan. 20, johnson, kennedy, kids, liz cheney, mar-a-lago, masks, mollie hemingway, nixon, obama, presidency, republicans, right-wing twitter, russia, schools, ukraine, vaccines, vote counting, voting, youngkin
Charlie Sykes and Tim Miller take the measure of Biden's press conference and his first year in the office — and come down on different sides. The Bulwark coalition in all its glory, on today's podcast.
January 3rd, 2022 | 45 mins 35 secs
biden, buttigieg, cdc, centrists, child tax credit, democrats, electoral count act, elites, experts, fda, gop, jan. 6, janet yellin, liz cheney, meijar, polling, republicans
Democrats say they're the party of government. Why not make it run more effectively — so the FDA isn't so ham-fisted and the CDC isn't so slow? Also, one year after Jan.6, how have our electoral guardrails still not been fixed? Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
December 28th, 2021 | 41 mins 35 secs
ahmaud arbery, american conservative, bannon, biden, coup d'état, derek chauvin, gop, jared schmeck, jill biden, jury verdicts, kim potter, liz cheney, peter navarro, republican party, trump, vaccines, yiddish
The Republican Party is now about knife fights and justifying just about anything -- like Peter Navarro laying out a clear description of the attempted Trump coup. Still, there are 2021 bright spots. Peter Wehner joins guest host Mona Charen on today's episode.
December 20th, 2021 | 39 mins 22 secs
adam kinzinger, bbb, biden, build back better, child tax credit, congress, covid, crime, democrats, fox news, infrastructure, jan. 6 committee, liz cheney, lock her up, manchin, messaging, official proceeding, omicron, pelosi, rapid tests, republicans, trump, us code 1512, west virginia
Democrats are furious with Manchin, but they still need him to pass a voting rights bill. Plus, while Biden readies for his big Covid speech, the man who brought us "lock her up" sounds nervous about the Jan. 6 committee. Mona Charen joins guest host Sarah Longwell on today's episode.
December 15th, 2021 | 44 mins 46 secs
back the blue, broadband, capitol, electric cars, elon musk, fox news, infrastructure, insurrection, jeffrey clark, joy behar, jr., laura ingraham, liz cheney, mark meadows, megan mccain, police, rocket, sean hannity, space, television, the view, trump, west virginia, whoopi goldberg
Trump aggressively shut down protesters for his Bible photo-op, but let the insurrection run on for more than three hours. We've passed 'what did they know, and when did they know it?' We're now at 'when did they start planning it?' Amanda Carpenter joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
December 2nd, 2021 | 55 mins 21 secs
abortion, biden, democrats, evangelicals, fox news, ilhan omar, illegal abortion, jan. 6, john adams, lauren boebert, liz cheney, name-calling, perjury, political violence, power, pro-democracy coalition, rhetoric, roe v wade, scotus, supreme court, the atlantic, travel restrictions, trump, voicemail
Republicans are blowing off the Jan. 6 investigation, and the Deplorable Squad is normalizing rhetoric that can lead to political violence. Can the pro-democracy coalition quit the name-calling and get down to business? Tom Nichols joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
November 25th, 2021 | 44 mins 9 secs
abigail spanberger, adam kinzinger, addams family values, biden, bread pudding, chariots of fire, democrats, glenn youngkin, kamala harris, liz cheney, manhood, masculinity, mitch landrieu, pete buttigieg, planes, potus, president, republicans, trains and automobiles, trump, turkey, vaccines, white house
Sarah Longwell, Charlie Sykes, Amanda Carpenter, and Mona Charen stop by to talk food, the dearth of Thanksgiving movies, and to highlight something in the political world they are most grateful for. Let's just say Liz Cheney got some love.
November 18th, 2021 | 35 mins 54 secs
adam kinzinger, battleground states, big lie, bill barr, carter page, collusion, devin nunes, fisa, george papadopoulos, hillary clinton, impeachment, jim jordan, june 2016, kevin mccarthy, kremlin, liz cheney, maga, manafort, midterms, mueller, paul ryan, polling data, qanon, republican party, russians, steele dossier, stolen emails, tea party, trump, trump tower, ukraine, wikileaks
"If you persuade people that we cannot rely on our elections to decide who should govern, then what is left but violence?" Rep. Adam Schiff joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
November 10th, 2021 | 43 mins 42 secs
blake masters, chris sununu, democrats, gop, jan. 6, kevin mccarthy, liz cheney, mcconnell, new hampshire, partisanship, republican party, senate, tommy tuberville
When the Republican Party is only about enabling the Big Lie and fomenting outrage to get on Fox News, Kevin McCarthy doesn't get a pass for averting his gaze. The Washington Post's Dana Milbank joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
November 8th, 2021 | 48 mins 22 secs
american history, biden presidency, critical race theory, democratic messaging, democratic party, infrastructure bill, liz cheney, national review, polls, progressives, republicans, schools, the squad, voters
Democrats have to go all in on owning their victory on infrastructure. And Biden's "Yeah, he's not Donald Trump!" honeymoon is over. Former Congressman David Jolly joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.