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Government Affairs Institute's Senior Fellows discuss current congressional politics.

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Government Affairs Institute's Senior Fellows discuss current congressional politics.

    The January 6th Committee and Lots of Other Stuff

    The January 6th Committee and Lots of Other Stuff

    Josh and Matt are joined by political scientist and Bloomberg Opinion writer Jonathan Bernstein. We talk about the January 6th investigation, the committee’s presentations, American democracy, Watergate, House leadership, and several other topics that didn’t make it into this description.

    • 1 hr
    What's going on in the Senate? A lot or nothing?

    What's going on in the Senate? A lot or nothing?

    Josh and Mark are joined by James Wallner, senior fellow at the R Street Institute and lecturer at Clemson University, to discuss why the Senate is doing a lot and nothing all at the same time.

    • 54 min
    Congress and Foreign Policy With Jason Steinbaum

    Congress and Foreign Policy With Jason Steinbaum

    Mark and Matt are joined by 30-year Hill veteran and former staff director of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Jason Steinbaum to discuss the role of Congress in foreign policy.

    • 58 min
    Supreme Court Nominations with Sue Lagon

    Supreme Court Nominations with Sue Lagon

    Mark and Matt chat with Sue Lagon about the upcoming Supreme Court nomination, and also discuss the “framework” deal for FY22 appropriations.

    • 55 min
    The end of the first session of the 116th Congress

    The end of the first session of the 116th Congress

    Mark, Matt, and Josh talk about what did and did not happen in the first session of the 117th Congress, and look forward to 2022 in Congress.

    • 54 min
    Afghanistan with Professor Marina Omar

    Afghanistan with Professor Marina Omar

    Professor Marina Omar joins Laura for the podcast to help us make sense of Afghanistan: what she’d add to the current conversation, her fieldwork, what it was like doing interviews in Afghanistan, what larger lessons Afghanistan has for us, and how her personal experience as an Afghan woman who escaped the Taliban informs what’s going

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Guest35P ,

Thank you, sir. May I have another?

Love the ‘cast. Need it to happen more often. Record your Zoom audio, edit and add the intro music. Done! Once a month - or whenever - not bueno. Let’s have more and more regular. Like an audio bran muffin!

best political content..... ,

best political content i have found

This is just perfect for someone like me. I do not have a background in politics or political science and this is a great resource for me to understand a lot more about what is going on in washington. I feel like the information i am getting is certainly opinionated, which is great, but not biased or loaded with language that leaves me feeling manipulated, like the news often does...

Black_IceFa02 ,

Difficult to Decipher when Everyone Speaks

I think this could be so informative but when everyone is speaking at the same time, it’s frustrating as a listener.

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