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Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. You can listen to new episodes twice a week, and starting on October 26, 2021, we will be shifting our schedule to Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

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Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. You can listen to new episodes twice a week, and starting on October 26, 2021, we will be shifting our schedule to Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

    "Rebreyerment."

    "Rebreyerment."

    Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement gives President Biden his first chance to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, former Obama White House lawyer Kate Shaw joins to talk about potential nominees and what it’s like go through a confirmation fight, and the week’s worst punditry gets the scorn it deserves in another round of Take Appreciator.
    Pod Save America is vaxxed, boosted, and headed back on the road! Join Jon, Jon, Tommy and Dan on the road for Pod Save America (A)live And On Tour. Get tickets & learn more: crooked.com/events.
    Listener presales: January 25 at 10 am local time through January 27 (code CROOKED)
    General onsale: January 28 at 10 am local time
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    "Cold War, Hot Mic."

    "Cold War, Hot Mic."

    Vladimir Putin inches closer to a war in Ukraine that could have global repercussions, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki talks about the Biden Administration’s new strategy for 2022, and Jon, Jon, and Tommy assess their level of concern over the latest headlines about creeping authoritarianism in a new segment called Democracy Doomscroll.
    Pod Save America is vaxxed, boosted, and headed back on the road! Join Jon, Jon, Tommy and Dan on the road for Pod Save America (A)live And On Tour. Get tickets & learn more: crooked.com/events.
    Listener presales: January 25 at 10 am local time through January 27 (code CROOKED)
    General onsale: January 28 at 10 am local time
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 26 min
    We’re Going on Tour!

    We’re Going on Tour!

    Pod Save America is vaxxed, boosted, and headed back on the road! Get tickets & learn more: crooked.com/events
    Join Jon, Lovett, Tommy, Dan, and special guests this spring and summer as they travel across the country for conversations about politics, the press, and the impending threats to our democracy (but in a fun way!)Listener presales: January 25 at 10 am local time through January 27 with code CROOKED
    General onsale: January 28 at 10 am local time
    crooked.com/events
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    • 1 min
    Offline: Jenny Odell on How to Do Nothing

    Offline: Jenny Odell on How to Do Nothing

    This week, Jenny Odell teaches Jon how to unplug and, almost literally, smell the roses. Pulling from lessons outlined in her book “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy,” Jenny makes the case that our attention is precious and what we choose to focus it on doesn’t always need to be productive.
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    • 1 hr
    "New Year, New Biden."

    "New Year, New Biden."

    Joe Biden marks one year in office with a two-hour press conference, Run For Something’s Amanda Litman joins to talk about the local races that could help prevent the next coup, and Donald Trump’s legal troubles pile up.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    "Spar-a-lago: Ron v. Don."

    "Spar-a-lago: Ron v. Don."

    Donald Trump’s Arizona rally offers a preview of the 2022 midterm campaign and perhaps a 2024 rivalry between him and Ron DeSantis, Martin Luther King III joins to talk about his father’s legacy and what’s next in the fight to protect voting rights, and Democrats and Republicans debate banning Members of Congress from trading stocks while in office.

    For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast.
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    • 1 hr 20 min

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I’ve subscribed recently and I enjoy it a lot. However, I find quite funny how you move from discussing politics to advertising. It reminds me a bit of The Truman Show 😁

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