July 31st, 2019 | 38 mins 7 secs
2020, debates, democrats, new hampshire, republicans
Guest host Jim Swift talks with Michael Graham and Ben Parker about the first night of the second Democratic debate, Northeastern Republicans, and Skype spam.
July 24th, 2019 | 43 mins 44 secs
2020, aoc, congress, democrats, donald trump, economics, house freedom caucus, mitch mcconnell, republicans, robert mueller, socialism, twitter
Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the first half of Robert Mueller's day on Capitol Hill, the two disparate audiences Congress is pandering to, why the "five minute rule" is stupid, and how socialism, economics, and racial politics will factor into the 2020 elections.
July 18th, 2019 | 33 mins 43 secs
2016, 2020, civil war, donald trump, gop, party fighting, paul ryan, republicans
Tim Alberta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump."
May 23rd, 2019 | 41 mins 23 secs
climate change, environment, justin amash, republicans
Jerry Taylor from the Niskanen Center joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his conversion from climate change skepticism and what Justin Amash's stand might mean for Donald Trump in 2020.
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.
April 15th, 2019 | 34 mins 23 secs
2020, debt, deficits, democrats, elections, entitlements, howard schultz, means testing, medicare for all, republicans
Howard Schultz joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his bus tour of the heartland, why he's exploring a run for president, and why he thinks our two-party system is broken.
April 10th, 2019 | 41 mins 53 secs
candace owens, celebrities, house gop, lawsuits, mueller report, republicans, tax reform, tax season, twexit, twitter
Guest host Jim Swift is joined by Jonathan V. Last, Andrew Egger, and Ben Parker to discuss tax season, Devin Nunes's unserious lawsuits, Candace Owens's House testimony, the forthcoming(?) Mueller report, Twexit, and surreal experiences with celebrities.
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.
February 14th, 2019 | 34 mins 10 secs
2020, centrism, democrats, republicans, valentine's day
On today's wide-ranging (NSFW) podcast, political strategist Rick Wilson and writer Molly Jong-Fast join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Valentine's Day, the Democrats and their strange obsession with political death, why Reps. Ilhan Omar and AOC are embracing Mean Girls-style politics, the death of Lyndon LaRouche, and the grift inside the Trump Hotel.