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The Lincoln Project

American politics is in crisis. Together, the founders of The Lincoln Project have spent over 200 years electing Republicans. But now, they’ve sparked a nationwide movement with a singular mission: To defeat Donald Trump and Trumpism. Ron Steslow hosts fellow political experts Reed Galen, Jennifer Horn, George Conway, Steve Schmidt, Mike Madrid, Rick Wilson, and John Weaver, and more as they defy their party and reveal how Trump will be defeated, discuss what’s at stake in the 2020 election, and share the stories of voters all across America who are putting country over party.

The Great Suppression

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Tharon Johnson, a Democratic political strategist who has worked for Congressman John Lewis and President Barack Obama joins Ron Steslow to examine what’s in Georgia’s new anti-democracy law and understand the dastardly motives and false pretenses being used by Republicans across the country to push similar voter suppression legislation. Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find this week’s panel: Tharon Johnson: @TharonJohnson Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow

Seeking Justice for George Floyd, Enormous Infrastructure Bill, and Trump-Era Politicization of Science—The Weekly Roundup

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Former Democratic Senator from Alabama Doug Jones and Susan Del Percio join Ron Steslow to look at: Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd, the burden of proof prosecutors must reach for conviction, and the prospects for police and criminal justice reform Joe Biden’s ambitious infrastructure plan, who it will help the most, and the possibility for bipartisan support The delegitimization and politicization of agencies and institutions during the Trump administration Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find this week’s panel: Senator Doug Jones: @DougJones Susan Del Percio: @DelPercioS Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow

Drawing Democracy: Part 2—Racial Gerrymandering and Voting Power

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David Becker, the Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, CBS News contributor and election law expert joins host Ron Steslow for part two of Politicology’s Drawing Democracy, to dive deep into the Voting Rights Act and several landmark Supreme Court cases to understand: Exactly how Republicans have used civil rights legislation to manufacture political power  The differences between racial and political gerrymandering, and the role of courts in this process How the gutting of “preclearance” will enable the suppression and disenfranchisement of minority voters How to get involved and make your voice heard through this process Further reading and resources: Center for Election Innovation & Research Dave’s Redistricting  Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find Ron and David: Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow David Becker: @beckerdavidj

Election Integrity, Powell’s Defamation Defense, Capitol Coup Coordination, and our Cyclical Gun Debate—Weekly Roundup

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David Becker, the Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, CBS News contributor and election law expert, and Roundup analysts Lucy Caldwell and Mike Madrid join host Ron Steslow to review: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s defense of his state’s election integrity ”Kraken” leader Sidney Powell’s defense in the Dominion defamatory lawsuit The fundraising windfall tied to the “Big Lie” Revelations that militia groups coordinated well in advance of January 6 Our cyclical gun debate and the search for bipartisan compromise Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find this week’s panel: Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow David Becker: @beckerdavidj Lucy Caldwell: @lucymcaldwell Mike Madrid: @madrid_mike

John Sipher and Molly McKew on Russia’s Asymmetrical Attacks on America

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John Sipher, a member of the CIA's Senior Intelligence Service who lead Russia Operations and Molly McKew, a leading writer and researcher of Russian influence and information warfare join host Ron Steslow to dissect the U.S. intelligence community’s report on Russian interference in the 2020 election, analyze the U.S. response to Russia’s attacks and disinformation campaigns, and to break down how the Russian intelligence service uses Americans—willing and otherwise—as proxies and disseminators of Russian propaganda. Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find this week’s panel: Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow John Sipher: @john_sipher Molly McKew: @MollyMcKew

Prosecuting Insurrectionists, Republicans’ Rewrite of the Capitol Attack, Southern Border Crisis, and Investigating Trump—Weekly Roundup

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  • 5 months ago
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Fmr. Federal Prosecutor Michael Zeldin and Weekly Roundup regulars Susan Del Percio and Lucy Caldwell join Ron Steslow to examine: New developments in the prosecution of the Capitol insurrectionists, and the racism and revisionism Republicans are using to white-wash the attack The escalating humanitarian crisis at our Southern border and how it’s shaping the early days of the Biden administration  How the prosecution is coming together for the cases against Trump and his associates’ alleged financial and election-related crimes. Contribute to Politicology here: https://politicology.com/donate/ Here’s where you can find this week’s panel: Ron Steslow: @RonSteslow Michael Zeldin: @MichaelZeldin Susan Del Percio: @DelPercioS Lucy Caldwell: @lucymcaldwell