263 episodes

Listen for of-the-moment insider insights, framed by the rapidly changing social and cultural forces that shape political outcomes. Always bipartisan, never predictable. Featuring former Congressman Rodney Davis, Patrick Martin, Towner French, and Kaitlyn Martin who mix it up with hosts Howard Schweitzer and Mark Alderman.

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Listen for of-the-moment insider insights, framed by the rapidly changing social and cultural forces that shape political outcomes. Always bipartisan, never predictable. Featuring former Congressman Rodney Davis, Patrick Martin, Towner French, and Kaitlyn Martin who mix it up with hosts Howard Schweitzer and Mark Alderman.

    Episode 311: The Clock’s Ticking: Will Biden Step Aside?

    Episode 311: The Clock’s Ticking: Will Biden Step Aside?

    Concerns over President Joe Biden’s age and fitness are shaking up the Democratic Party, leaving his nomination hanging in the balance. As the party evaluates his viability against Donald Trump, a critical question emerges: who has what it takes to defeat the former president? Featuring Public Strategies’ Howard Schweitzer, Mark Alderman, Patrick Martin, Towner French, and Kyle Anderson.

    • 48 min
    Episode 310: Presidential Debate or Debacle?

    Episode 310: Presidential Debate or Debacle?

    As Americans watched the first televised presidential debate, it became clear that American politics had hit a new low in its political discourse. Between President Biden's inability to set a narrative and pace, and former President Trump’s rapid-fire barrage of false statements, it resembled more of a debacle than anything remotely presidential. Featuring Public Strategies’ Mark Alderman, Towner French, and Kyle Anderson.

    • 31 min
    Episode 309: Migrant Crisis: National Issue, Local Impact

    Episode 309: Migrant Crisis: National Issue, Local Impact

    As droves of migrants arrive at the Southern Border, the consequences of the federal government’s inaction on immigration profoundly affect major cities like New York City and Chicago. Members of Public Strategies' Federal, New York, and Chicago teams discuss the national perspective and the localized impact, emphasizing the need for comprehensive federal immigration reform and support to alleviate the burdens of the migrant crisis on urban areas.
    Featuring Public Strategies’ Howard Schweitzer, Towner French (Federal), Katie Schwab (New York), and John Dunn (Chicago).

    • 31 min
    Episode 308: The Politicization of the Bench

    Episode 308: The Politicization of the Bench

    Returning to Capitol Hill for the first time post-presidency, Trump found support among Republican leaders and members aiming to emulate the party’s 2016 success. Immigration and economic challenges remain top concerns for American voters, mirroring the recent rise of the far-right in Europe. Shifting focus to the Supreme Court, concerns about judicial politicization, ethics, and impartiality underscore the need for reform to preserve the system's credibility. Featuring Public Strategies’ Howard Schweitzer, Mark Alderman, and Patrick Martin.

    • 35 min
    Episode 307: Biden’s Age Concerns: GOP Deflection or Democratic Panic?

    Episode 307: Biden’s Age Concerns: GOP Deflection or Democratic Panic?

    With the Trump hush-money verdict in, Trump supporters are more emboldened than ever in their backing of the former president. Meanwhile, concerns are reignited over Biden’s age — is this merely a Republican deflection, or are Democrats genuinely panicking? In an effort to rally support, Biden might be playing politics at the Southern Border with his latest Executive Order restricting immigration, but is it too little, too late? Featuring Public Strategies’ Howard Schweitzer, the Hon. Rodney Davis, and Kyle Anderson.

    • 28 min
    Episode 306: The Vilification of Politics

    Episode 306: The Vilification of Politics

    The vilification of politics creates a perception that nothing gets done in Washington. While Congress often appears dysfunctional, it continues to govern, quietly advancing bipartisan, critical pieces of legislation. Featuring Public Strategies’ Howard Schweitzer, Mark Alderman, and Towner French.

    • 33 min

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