Chuck Todd at his best – unscripted, informed and focused on what really matters in politics. Join Chuck as he talks with top reporters from the nation’s capital, plus exclusive sit-down interviews and on-the-ground dispatches from across the campaign trail.
Billionaire of the people: How Trump tapped into 'white rural rage'
Tom Schaller and Paul Waldman, authors of "White Rural Rage: The Threat to American Democracy," join Chuck to discuss how former President Trump became hailed as the "god-king of heartland, rural America" and wielded their anti-elite resentment despite his background as a billionaire businessman from Queens.
Amb. Mike McFaul + How infighting loses elections
The amount of intra-party infighting might be the most revealing metric when looking ahead to any election. Plus, Mike McFaul, former ambassador to Russia, joins Chuck to talk about the death of Alexei Navalny and what it means for the future of Vladimir Putin’s regime.
Senate 2024 Draft: Toss-ups, Likelys and Longshots
Chuck sits down with Mark Murray, Bridget Bowman and Ben Kamisar to talk about who has an edge among the 2024 Senate races. Plus, the new NBC News Politics newsletter goes live this week. Sign up here: https://link.nbcnews.com/join/5cj/nbc-news-politics-signup
Rep. Debbie Dingell + What is Biden’s 2nd term?
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) has known President Biden for years. She sits down with Chuck and shares her views on what the president needs to do to win in November, how the war in Gaza is impacting her voters, and what she thinks about special counsel Hur’s report on classified documents.
John Bolton: The anti-Trump front of former Trump officials
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton joins Chuck to detail the effort of officials appointed to former President Trump's first term in office who want to prevent him from being re-elected to a second. Bolton also delivers his perspective on President Biden's foreign policy as the U.S. launches retaliatory drone strikes on Iran-backed militia groups.
Jon Ralston: Nevada is ‘as purple as we’ve ever been’ despite preordained primary results
Jon Ralston, founder, CEO, and editor of The Nevada Independent, joins Chuck to discuss the Nevada primary/caucus divide and why the results might mislead outside observers ahead of the November election.
In response to previous comments
Chuck might interrupt his guests, but Kristen is just as bad plus she tries to answer the question she asked for them. So, why ask in the first place?
Love the Podcast just wish he would stop talking over the guest or talk while the guest is talking
The Feb 2 episode with sen. Bennet
This was an awesome episode wish it was longer I’m glad we have senator like him.