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Ep. 168: Politics of Opaqueness
Josh and Kate discuss policing reform, analyze the dynamics around the infrastructure package and introduce a new segment. Listen
Ep. 167: Gaetzkeeper
Josh, Kate and David discuss the newest developments in the Matt Gaetz saga, as the congressman tries to twist the alleged investigation into a fundraising opportunity. The team also wishes David a fond farewell, as he leaves TPM for an exciting new venture. Listen
Ep. 166: The Floodgaetz Are Open
Josh, Kate and David discuss the utterly bizarre Matt Gaetz scandal, plus the newest Republican trend of taking credit for a law they voted against. Listen
Ep. 165: A Racist Tempest In Tennessee
Josh, Kate, and David are joined by TPM reporter Matt Shuham to discuss his reporting on a Tennessee GOP-led effort to preserve a bust of notorious KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest and the seemingly long odds of Democrats' big pro-democracy legislation in the Senate. Listen
Ep. 164: Biden His Time
Josh, Kate and David discuss the President coming out in support of filibuster reform and the former president giving a thumbs up to the COVID-19 vaccine. Listen
Ep. 163: $1.9 Trillion
Josh, Kate and David discuss Democrats passing the COVID relief package and handing President Joe Biden his first big legislative win — while the filibuster lurks just around the corner. Listen
Ep. 162: The Cuomo Show
Josh, Kate and David are joined by the New Republic’s Alex Pareene to talk Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a January 6 commission, and our enduring confusion about Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Listen
Ep. 161: Tanden Tantrum
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the slow sinking of Neera Tanden's nomination for OMB director, as well as the first public hearing after the January 6 Capitol attack. Listen
Ep. 160: After The Acquittal
Josh, Kate and David discuss the end of the impeachment trial and the seven Republican senators who joined the entire Democratic caucus in voting to convict. Listen
Ep. 159: Once More With Feeling
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the opening day of Trump’s second impeachment trial, along with the glut of Republican retirements and what it means for the 2022 midterms. Listen
Ep. 158: Biden Is An Obama Administration Alum Too
Josh, Kate and David discuss the Biden administration’s active and unapologetic first few weeks in office, and the lessons they’ve seemed to learn from years of Republican bad faith. Listen
Ep. 157: Sinema Enigma
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the filibuster, impeachment, and all things Senate in the early days of the Biden administration. Listen
Ep. 156: The 46th President
Josh, Kate, and David process President Joe Biden’s inauguration and bid farewell to the last four turbulent, violent, unbelievable years. Listen
Ep. 155: Impeachment Redux
Josh, Kate and David discuss attempts to hold President Trump accountable, and find a small silver lining amid the chaos and fear that Trump is leaving in his wake as his term winds down. Listen
Ep. 154: The Future Is Still Unwritten
In a special episode, Josh, Kate, and David discuss the insurrection at the Capitol and where we go from here. Listen
Ep. 153: Two New Senators From Georgia
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the double-barrel Democratic victories in Georgia, along with what comes next. Listen
Ep. 152: Hindsight Is 2020
Josh, Kate and David discuss the days-away runoffs in Georgia and reflect on a tumultuous year. Listen
Ep. 151: Stick To The Vax
Josh, Kate and David are joined by investigative reporter Josh Kovensky to talk all things COVID-19 vaccine. Listen
Ep. 150: Cheers To The Scientists
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the medical marvel of the COVID-19 vaccine and the difficulties the Biden administration will face in rolling it out. Listen
Ep. 149: What’s Real?
Josh, Kate and David try to discern what’s real and what’s political theater in Georgia and in the waning days of the Trump administration. Listen
Ep. 148: The Georgia Question Mark
Josh, Kate and David discuss the variables in the Georgia runoff election in light of Trump's upcoming visit. Listen
Ep. 147: TPM’s Investigative Reporters Take Us Inside Their Scoops
Josh Kovensky, Tierney Sneed and David discuss the latest on the Trump campaign fruitless effort to steal the election, the surge of coronavirus cases as we enter the holiday season, and two big exclusive stories at TPM over the past week. Listen
Ep. 146: Post-Election Limbo
Josh, Kate and David discuss Republicans’ futile attempts to overturn the election results, and game out what it means for both the Georgia runoffs and the country’s future. Listen
Ep.145: Stepping Back From The Precipice
Josh, Kate and David discuss Joe Biden's win and Trump world's flimsy attempts to fight the election outcome. Listen
Ep. 144: We’re So Close Now
Josh, Kate and David discuss the emotional and electoral ups and downs of the past couple days, as former Vice President Joe Biden is just a state away from winning the presidency. Listen
Election Recap: Count Every Vote
Kate, David and Tierney break down the still-unresolved election, and look ahead to the legal wrangling that will follow in the coming days as votes are tabulated. Listen
Ep. 143: Don’t Forget To Stress About The Senate
Josh, Kate and David analyze the view from the final week before the election, as well as the voter suppression and undemocratic machinations that brought us to this point. Listen
Final Debate Recap: We’re Right Where We Started
David, Kate and Tierney Sneed break down the final debate of the 2020 campaign. Listen
Ep. 142: The View From Two Weeks
Josh, Kate, and David discuss the waning days of the campaign, the upcoming presidential debate, and what’s changed since 2016. Listen
A Top Mueller Prosecutor Pulls Back The Curtain On Russia Probe
Andrew Weissmann, a key member of Robert Mueller’s prosecutorial team, takes us inside the Trump-Russia probe. Weissmann is the author of “Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller Investigation,” his account of the 22-month investigation. Listen
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