Episode #405: Pence Is Out; Is Choice In?

Election Day is on Tuesday, and we look at the race for governor in Kentucky and the battle for the state legislature in Virginia. Plus, Mike Pence is out, and Tommy Tuberville loses friends.

Episode #404: Master Of The House (For Now)

The ousting of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and replacing him, finally, with Mike Johnson, sets up two conversations this week: One, with a former California GOP lawmaker who bolted his party to vote for a Democratic House Speaker, only to be recalled for his efforts; and Two, a visit to the 1995 archives and a talk with a former Republican House leader analyzes the forced resignation of House Speaker John Boehner.

Episode #403: Goodbye To DiFi … And Kevin Too

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the longest serving woman in the history of the Senate and a trailblazer for women, has died at the age of 90. And Kevin McCarthy becomes the first House speaker in history to be ousted in a vote amongst his colleagues.

Time To Enter The Bob Menendez Resignation Contest!

Two things to put forward: (1) Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty; and (2) Corrupt Republicans (Trump, Santos) will never resign as long as their party sticks with them.  Democrats, on the other hand (Franken, Jim Wright), are more prone to quitting, especially in response to pressure from within their party. Having said that, …

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Episode #400: Larry Hogan’s Heroes

Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan talks about Donald Trump, the GOP debate, his future plans, and memories of his father, who courageously supported Nixon’s impeachment in 1974.

Episode #399: Senate Health and Politics

Looking at the health — and the political jockeying — regarding Senators Mitch McConnell and Dianne Feinstein. Plus: Another Trump indictment and the first GOP debate on the way.

Who Dat? – W

The nation’s 43rd president was often known simply as “W.”  When the Washington Nationals win a game — which lately has not been too often — people are told to put up a “Curly W” to celebrate the victory. But in this case, W is the first letter of politicians’ last names that we just …

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Who Dat? – V

“V” can stand for “victory.”  Or, with two fingers, it represents “peace.”  But in this case, it’s the letter we’re up to in trying to decipher unknown campaign buttons. As our fellow political junkies know, for some time now we’ve been showing photos of unknown buttons, arranged alphabetically by candidate names, for you to help …

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