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Underhandedness. Trickery. Unscrupulous behavior. Skullduggery breaks down the latest revelations in the Russia probe as well as the numerous — and multiplying — other investigations into President Trump's business practices and conduct in office. Yahoo News’ veteran investigative journalists Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman break news, offer authoritative analysis and draw intriguing historical parallels from decades of covering D.C. scandals. Come prepared to learn something every week. New episodes posted on Fridays.

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Underhandedness. Trickery. Unscrupulous behavior. Skullduggery breaks down the latest revelations in the Russia probe as well as the numerous — and multiplying — other investigations into President Trump's business practices and conduct in office. Yahoo News’ veteran investigative journalists Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman break news, offer authoritative analysis and draw intriguing historical parallels from decades of covering D.C. scandals. Come prepared to learn something every week. New episodes posted on Fridays.

    The McCain-Biden Bond

    The McCain-Biden Bond

    John McCain's aide and alter-ego Mark Salter, Rick Klein of ABC News, and Brian Murphy of McClatchy newspapers all join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, Klein and Murphy break down the potential Senate seats that could flip across the country. Then Salter takes a deep-dive into his new book about his former boss, The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain, where he expresses the magnitude of McCain's friendship with new presidential candidate Joe Biden.
     
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    Will Progressives Vote for Biden?

    Will Progressives Vote for Biden?

    Former Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders and Bad Faith Podcast co-host Briahna Gray as well as D.C. bureau chief for The Intercept and host of the Deconstructed Podcast Ryan Grim join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, Andrew Romano gives us the results of the latest YouGov/Yahoo News poll, then Gray and Grim discuss what the progressives on the left will do and should do as far as voting goes in the 2020 election.
     
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Full Brennan

    The Full Brennan

    Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." The group discuss Brennan's storied career as head of the C.I.A., including some difficult subject matter such as drone strikes. They also talk about Brennan's "run-ins" with Trump as he's one of the most outspoken government figure-heads to speak out about the current President.
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    DNC Download

    DNC Download

    Chairman for the Democratic National Convention Tom Perez and Yahoo News Political Correspondent Andrew Romano join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, Romano breaks down the final Presidential Debate and how it could affect the last polls before election night. Then, Perez talks about the impact of over fifty million early votes so far and what the strategy for the DNC is during the final ten days.
     
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    The Strange Roots of Q

    The Strange Roots of Q

    Zach Dorfman, Senior Staff Writer at the Aspen Institute, joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this special bonus episode of Conspiracyland presented by "Skullduggery." The group discuss Larry McDonald, a former member of the United States House of Representatives that represented Georgia's 7th congressional district. McDonald, who was killed on board Korean Air Lines Flight 007 when it was shot down by Soviet interceptors, eerily anticipated conspiracies now held by the QAnon movement which is currently plaguing the American political dialogue. A conspiracy theorist himself, his life story is at times unbelievable - but true.
     
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    • 43 min
    The Hunter Biden E-mail Conundrum

    The Hunter Biden E-mail Conundrum

    Shane Harris of The Washington Post, the former Chief Council to the National Security Agency Matt Olsen, and former top Twitter executive Vivian Schiller all join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." First, Harris and Olsen discuss the current confusion and uncertainty about the Hunter Biden email story published by the New York Post. Then, Schiller talks about the how her former employer has handled the situation by blocking the spread of the story on its platform.
     
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    • 1 hr 5 min

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