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Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. Text us questions and comments: (323) 405-9944. New episodes Mondays and Thursdays.
New series on the VP selection process: That’s The Ticket!—hosted by Dan Pfeiffer and Alyssa Mastromonaco—all 3 episodes out now in the Pod Save America feed.

“Cold Stone Schemery.”

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  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:06:03

Roger Stone is rewarded for covering up Trump’s corruption with a commuted prison sentence, the White House orchestrates a hit job on Dr. Anthony Fauci for telling the truth about the pandemic, and Congress debates the next round of pandemic relief as the economy stalls. Then Pod Save the People’s Kaya Henderson talks to Jon Lovett about the debate over re-opening schools this fall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“SCOTUS Gives Trump Notice.”

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  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:20:00

The Supreme Court rules on Native rights and Trump’s taxes, the President bullies schools to re-open, Joe Biden and progressive Democrats find common ground, and Kanye West flirts with a presidential bid. Oklahoma journalist Rebecca Nagle talks to Jon about the legal victory for tribal nations, and Color of Change’s Rashad Robinson talks to Dan about Facebook’s handling of hate speech and misinformation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Joe Biden, Antifa General.”

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  • 690 views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 59:57

The President commemorates July 4th with a racist speech at Mt. Rushmore, the Biden and Trump campaigns focus on the pandemic response, and Senate Republicans weigh distancing themselves from Trump as they fall behind their Democratic challengers in the polls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

That's the Ticket Episode 2: Paving the Way

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  • 690 views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:16:24

On the second episode of That's the Ticket, Dan and Alyssa talk through Biden's pledge to select a woman as his running mate and how the candidacies of Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin got us to where we are today. Then, Alyssa talks to writer Rebecca Traister about what media challenges the eventual nominee will face. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Trump’s Recovery Summer.”

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  • 690 views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:15:30

Trump celebrates another month of double-digit unemployment and rising Covid infections, and Dan and Jon answer your questions about reopening schools, the Lincoln Project, DC statehood, Supreme Court vacancies, Pod Save America dance-offs, and more. Then political message guru Anat Shenker-Osorio talks to Dan about 2020 campaign ads and the race-class narrative. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

“Biden grieves, Trump tweets.”

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  • 730 views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:21:34

The two candidates mark the pandemic death toll reaching 100,000 Americans in starkly different ways, a masked Biden emerges from his home, and both campaigns compete for black voters amid new incidents of racism and violence. Then Obama veteran Paul Tewes talks to Jon about recruiting an army of organizers to beat Trump in 2020. Adopt A State: http://votesaveamerica.com/adopt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices