National Journal Politics Editor Josh Kraushaar hosts the sharpest minds in Washington for no-BS conversations about what’s really happening inside the Beltway and on the campaign trail.
Episode 97: The Biden Brand
Jim Kessler, executive director of Third Way, joins the show to discuss Joe Biden's win, how the president-elect will shape his administration, clashes between Democratic moderates and progressives, and intraparty threats to the party's Congressional leaders.
Episode 96: Georgia on My Mind
Atlanta Journal-Constitution political correspondent Greg Bluestein joins the podcast to break down all things Georgia: the recount, the runoffs, and the role of 2018 GOV nominee Stacey Abrams in shaping Democratic strategy.
Episode 95: Election Week
Republican consultant Brad Todd joined the podcast to talk about the results of the election so far as Joe Biden is positioned to win. Todd discusses Republican victories down the ballot, President Trump's baseless allegations of voter fraud, and the failures of pollsters this cycle.
Episode 94: Rocking the Suburbs
Republican strategists Robert Blizzard, partner at Public Opinion Strategies, and Liesl Hickey, founding partner at Ascent Media, join the podcast. They discuss takeaways from their suburban voter focus group and their election predictions.
Episode 92: Party Planning
Senate Leadership Fund President Steve Law joins the podcast to discuss the state of the Senate map as Republicans are spending in historically red states like Georgia, Iowa, and Alaska. He also talks about who represents the future of the GOP and whether Republican incumbents need to distance themselves from President Trump.
Episode 91: Full House
Alixandria Lapp, House Majority PAC founder and senior strategist for its independent-expenditure spending, joins the podcast to discuss the state of competitive House races and the impact of this past week on the Democratic Party's strategy.
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Josh is great
Finally, a rational person with some level-headed analysis. Not exactly common in 2020. Will be listening to every episode from here on out. Great pod
Halie Soifer is a nut job
Good podcast. It is great to let people hear psychos like Halie’s views.
Indeed Brian was good guest with good insights!