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Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.

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    • 4.5, 58 Ratings

Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.

    Potential Biden VP Pick Karen Bass

    Potential Biden VP Pick Karen Bass

    The Southern California congresswoman, who is on the shortlist to be Joe Biden's running mate, talks about her leadership of police reform efforts in Congress as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and her role on the Biden-Bernie Sanders unity committee. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 28 min
    What Joe Biden Has to Do to Win Young Voters

    What Joe Biden Has to Do to Win Young Voters

    NextGen America is spending $45 million on one of the largest youth voter turnout campaigns in history — and it has a big challenge because many young voters aren’t excited about Joe Biden. NextGen leader Ben Wessel explains how Biden can appeal to the younger generation. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 31 min
    How to Defund the Police

    How to Defund the Police

    Alex Vitale, author of “The End of Policing,” has been a leader in the police reform movement for years. He tells Joe Garofoli, "The police are violence workers who have been told to wage these wars on poor people" and talks about what works, what doesn’t and how long true reform will take. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 37 min
    Eric Swalwell’s Insider View of Impeachment

    Eric Swalwell’s Insider View of Impeachment

    Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Chronicle editorial page editor John Diaz about his new book, “Endgame: Inside the Impeachment of Donald J. Trump,” which gives a backstage look at the historic moment. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 31 min
    Molly Ball on the Real Nancy Pelosi

    Molly Ball on the Real Nancy Pelosi

    The journalist and author of the new biography "Pelosi" explains what shaped the first female Speaker of the House, how she's dealt with sexism throughout her career and how she's been able to keep Democrats in line. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 41 min
    How Silicon Valley Will Look Different After the Pandemic

    How Silicon Valley Will Look Different After the Pandemic

    Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, talks about how America's tech capital will transform now that many companies have told their workers they can work from home in the coronavirus crisis. | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

JasonLLoren ,

Great podcast

Full of personality, attitude, humor and insight. A great podcast on a variety of political topics.

Cousin Cliff ,

Average show

Why in the ever loving HECK would y’all take ad money from Fox News?

jjp1515 ,

Great conversations

Keep up the good work Joe!

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