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TALKING FEDS is a roundtable discussion that brings together prominent former government officials, journalists, and special guests for a dynamic and in-depth analysis of the most pressing questions in law and politics.

Talking Feds Harry Litman | L.A. Times Studios

    • Politics
    • 5.0 • 42 Ratings

TALKING FEDS is a roundtable discussion that brings together prominent former government officials, journalists, and special guests for a dynamic and in-depth analysis of the most pressing questions in law and politics.

    Foreign Policy: "This Year We No %$&* Suck"

    Foreign Policy: "This Year We No %$&* Suck"

    After a week of seismic developments in foreign affairs, a banner trio of expert commentators -- David Frum, Evan McMullin, and Fiona Hill -- join Harry for a breakdown of the events and their portents; topics discussed include the end of the Afghanistan war and Russian sanctions and the Ukraine.

    • 46 min
    Gun Safety: Giving it a Real Shot

    Gun Safety: Giving it a Real Shot

    Congress members Conor Lamb and Eric Swalwell, and Brady President Kris Brown, join Harry to tackle perhaps the most entrenched stalemate in American political life: the regulation of gun ownership and gun violence.

    • 47 min
    Chauvin-ism and the National Schism

    Chauvin-ism and the National Schism

    Yamiche Alcindor, David Jolly, and Norm Ornstein join Harry to analyze the trial week in Chauvin and the culture clash over the idea of vaccine passports; finally, the four try to make sense of the quicksand Matt Gaetz is in, tying it to the broader crazy political culture of Florida.

    • 50 min
    The New New Deal?

    The New New Deal?

    Nobel-Prize winning economist Paul Krugman, former Council of Economic Advisers member Betsey Stevenson, and former senator Al Franken join Harry to break down Biden’s transformative economic reforms.

    • 41 min
    Filibuster or Bust

    Filibuster or Bust

    This week we turn our sights to the United States Senate, as a phenomenal group of experts –Bill Kristol, Jen Rubin, and Senator Whitehouse – join Harry to break down the most important & challenging topics on the Senate’s plate.

    • 52 min
    Life begins at 50 (Days)

    Life begins at 50 (Days)

    Congressman Joaquin Castro, Joe Lockhart, Laura Jarrett, & Matt Miller join Harry to analyze the landmark 1.9 trillion stimulus; they then turn to immigration, where Biden's ambitious plans face less certain prospects and then reflect on the terrible horrible no-good week of New York governor Andrew Cuomo.

    • 54 min

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5.0 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

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Thanks Harry for a very insightful and informative view on all things political and legal. Cheers from Australia.

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So insightful

Can not miss an episode!!!!

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More please

The Sisters in Law episode was awesome. Could listen to these ladies all day. Well done

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