34 episodes

David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, digs into what the candidates are trying to accomplish in their messaging, why they are making the campaign stops they are, whether they can recover from crisis…and what is their pathway to the Democratic Nomination….then from there, the road to the White House. Plouffe’s guests are the campaign managers, the state directors, the field organizers on the ground - they don’t have opinions about what is happening, they know what is happening.

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David Plouffe, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, digs into what the candidates are trying to accomplish in their messaging, why they are making the campaign stops they are, whether they can recover from crisis…and what is their pathway to the Democratic Nomination….then from there, the road to the White House. Plouffe’s guests are the campaign managers, the state directors, the field organizers on the ground - they don’t have opinions about what is happening, they know what is happening.

    What you can do online right now

    What you can do online right now

    Is your candidate on Pinterest and TikTok? What about World of Warcraft? Stefan Smith was Pete Buttigieg’s online engagement director and has some great ideas for people to get more involved in the election digitally, where Democrats need to invest more and the advantages of being everywhere.

    • 1 hr
    “Will We Vote?”

    “Will We Vote?”

    Will we vote in November, how will we vote, and what will it take to protect elections this year and in the future? David is joined by Marc Elias, the leading voting rights and election attorney in the Democratic Party, to discuss all that and more. 

    • 54 min
    Gangster Capitalism Season 2: The NRA

    Gangster Capitalism Season 2: The NRA

    Gangster Capitalism is back. This season, the NRA is in the crosshairs. This past year has rocked the country’s most powerful special interest organization like none other. Internal power struggles have exposed the group’s questionable, and possibly illegal practices which now threaten the nearly 150 year old nonprofit like never before. We’re pulling back the curtain to reveal that this has little to do with guns. It’s about money.​ 

    • 5 min
    Ron Klain, Obama’s Ebola czar on COVID-19, and Presidential debate.

    Ron Klain, Obama’s Ebola czar on COVID-19, and Presidential debate.

    Ron Klain, chief of staff to two U.S. vice presidents – Al Gore and Joe Biden, served as the United States Ebola response coordinator where he worked on both stopping the epidemic and shaping the economic response. Ron shares what he feels must be done to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and where the failures have been so far.

    In the second half of the podcast, David and Ron speak about prepping Joe Biden for this year’s upcoming debates, a role he has played in the last 5 Presidential elections.  

    Ron currently co-hosts the podcast Epidemic

    • 56 min
    The CAFE Insider Podcast - the SCOTUS Showdown (with Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram)

    The CAFE Insider Podcast - the SCOTUS Showdown (with Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram)

    CAFE Insider helps you make sense of law and politics. In this excerpt from the CAFE Insider podcast, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram break down the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision in the first abortion case to come before the justices since Trump’s appointment of Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The case, June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, could threaten the long-standing legal precedent established in Roe v. Wade. For more CAFE Insider, visit cafe.com/insider.

    • 11 min
    Andrew Gillum and how to win Florida

    Andrew Gillum and how to win Florida

    As the campaign begins to shift toward the general election, David checks in with Andrew Gillum, the Chair of Forward Florida Action, on his efforts to help get Democrats elected up and down the ballot, the ins and outs of Crisis Management 101, and a call to action to sure Trump does not win Florida.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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