Episode #209: Crimson Tide Goes Blue

The shock of the Senate result in Alabama has yet to wear off.  NPR’s Mara Liasson talks about Doug Jones’ upset victory and what it means for President Trump, Steve Bannon, Democratic morale and the 2018 midterm elections. Robert Merry has a new biography out on William McKinley, the nation’s 25th president.  Often under-valued by …

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Episode #207: A Watershed Moment?

The never-ending list of sexual harassment allegations now comes to Capitol Hill, where Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) is under pressure to resign, though he insists he has no intention of doing so.  Even Nancy Pelosi, who gave an awkward defense of Conyers over the weekend, is now said to be a behind-the-scenes effort to force …

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Episode #205: Moore Problems in Alabama

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of many Beltway Republicans who have called for the withdrawal of Roy Moore from the Alabama Senate race.  But Bill Stewart of the University of Alabama notes that Moore, under fire for sexual misconduct and harassment charges from decades ago by women who were in their teens, is …

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Episode #204: The Big Sweep

Democrats would rather be united in their opposition to Donald Trump than have to revisit the painful reminders of what happened to them in 2016.  And a new book by party strategist Donna Brazile, that regurgitates the tensions at the DNC between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders forces, has added to that tension.  On …

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Episode #202: It’s My Party (And I’ll Cry If I Want To)

President Trump pledges to have a good working relationship with Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell at the same time his former chief strategist works for the defeat of Republican incumbents.  Republican strategist Vin Weber discusses the role of Steve Bannon in the 2018 midterms and how Trump has changed the party. Ron Chernow talks about …

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