87 episodes

Join hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos as they unpack the week in politics with a California perspective. Featuring interviews with reporters and other insiders involved in the craft of politics—including elected officials, candidates, pollsters, campaign managers, fundraisers, and other political players—Political Breakdown pulls back the curtain to offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics works today.

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    • News & Politics
    • 4.4, 89 Ratings

Join hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos as they unpack the week in politics with a California perspective. Featuring interviews with reporters and other insiders involved in the craft of politics—including elected officials, candidates, pollsters, campaign managers, fundraisers, and other political players—Political Breakdown pulls back the curtain to offer an insider’s glimpse at how politics works today.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

Allen Erickson ,

Prefer the news part to most of the interviews

I like the podcast, but I often skip the interview part, I think mostly because I don't always see the importance (not clear how influential each person actually is). Wish the news roundtable part was expanded a bit.

Ttghhj126) ,

It’s like having a friend who interviews politicians - 5 Star!

Preeeeeetty preeeeeeeeeeetty good.

jillevans ,

Great Insight into California Politics

Marisa Lagos & Scott Shafer provide very well informed and balanced information into California Politics. They are passionate about their jounalism, and it shows. Great interviews.

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