POLITICO's top reporters dive into the political landscape, the latest numbers that matter, and detail what's really happening behind closed doors. They're people who spend Friday nights poring over poll numbers or the latest Federal Election Commission reports — so if you want to understand how the modern politics game is played, this is the podcast for you. New episodes every Friday, hosted by Scott Bland.
Kavanaugh's hearing and midterm elections that will be real nail biters.
Democrats seem to be after style as much as substance in 2018
Did a presidential pardon just become more likely?
Less and less is coming from the White House, frustrating reporters and lawmakers.
GOP lawmakers are quick to forgive the president's missteps.
We've gone full Supreme Court this week.
In a news week that seemed like it would never end, there were two big upsets for the Democrats. We get into both.
What's the state of the GOP? Then breaking down DACA and immigration.
Hear about California's top-two primary system (it's wonky!) and then what the White House has up its sleeve for the 2018 Midterms.
Paul Ryan is a lame duck, and he's gotten himself into a pickle. Plus, primaries!
Primaries again! Then a look inside the Mueller investigation.
We talk about what unfolded in Tuesday night's primary elections and how our relationships with Iran and North Korea are similar but so different.
The story of how one pioneering female journalist used grit, determination and some intimate diplomacy to establish a secret backchannel between the U.S. government and Fidel Castro, altering the course of the Cold War.
We break down the rise and fall of Dr. Ronny Jackson and what's going on in Missouri's midterm election.
Unpacking Paul Ryan's departure from the House and recapping this week in the White House.
We're talking about the controversies surrounding EPA administrator Scott Pruitt. Then, shifting gears to take on the big economic stories from this week: Tariffs from China and Trump's hate for Amazon.
We’re talking tariffs, trade, the stock market and Texas primaries.
POLITICO reporters discuss the Rob Porter abuse allegations that have shaken the White House and why chief of staff John Kelly is in the middle of this scandal.
POLITICO reporters discuss the DACA deal battle between Republicans, Democrats and President Trump, and the potential of a second shutdown in the beginning of February. The panel also discusses how to keep the characters...
POLITICO reporters discuss President Trump's televised immigration meeting, lawmakers' struggle to strike a deal on DACA, Senator Ben Cardin's 200-page report on Putin's meddling in global democracies...
Playbook Audio Briefing hosts Jake and Anna talk with NRCC Executive Director John Rogers and DCCC Executive Director Dan Sena at a live podcast taping at Sixth and I Synagogue on Thursday.
POLITICO's new podcast POLITICO Money takes over the Nerdcast feed. In the first episode, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin opens up about his relationship with President Trump...
POLITICO reporters discuss President Trump's deal with Democrat leadership to raise the debt ceiling, fund the government for 3 months and provide Hurricane Harvey aid.
Live from Politicon in Pasadena, California, POLITICO reporters discuss Trump's constantly rotating staff in the West Wing, the recent failure of the Senate healthcare bill and major winners and losers from Trump's presidency.
POLITICO reporters discuss the Republican party's health care strategy, how the Trump administration could accomplish broad sweeping tax reform...
POLITICO reporters cover the shooting in Virginia that wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a practice for the Republican congressional baseball team, megadonors gathering with President Donald Trump’s legislative director
POLITICO reporters break down the 3 huge, separate-yet-linked stories: Trump’s meeting with top Russian officials last week, former FBI Director James Comey's memo indicating that President Trump asked him...
POLITICO reporters discuss Democrat Jon Ossoff's performance in Georgia’s special House primary, the amount of money President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee raised and what Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News means for the network.
POLITICO reporters discuss Democrat Jon Ossoff's fundraising in the Georgia special election, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's departure from the National Security Council and GOP lawmakers' priorities for the rest of 2017.
POLITICO reporters discuss the House Freedom Caucus's strategy going forward, the latest on Devin Nunes and his intelligence reports and the impending Senate clash over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing.
POLITICO reporters discuss the Republicans' strategy for passing a health care bill through the House, how the Trump White House is handling allegations of Russian ties, and how the new president is faring 50 days into the administration.