101 episodes

The Electables is a podcast hosted by political strategist Doug Thornell that features a diverse line-up of guests who take you inside “the room where it happens” and discuss what it takes to run winning campaigns.

The Electables Adrienne Elrod and Doug Thornell

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    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

The Electables is a podcast hosted by political strategist Doug Thornell that features a diverse line-up of guests who take you inside “the room where it happens” and discuss what it takes to run winning campaigns.

    Majority Whip James Clyburn

    Majority Whip James Clyburn

    Doug ZOOMs with Majority Whip James Clyburn of South Carolina to discuss the results of the election, challenges facing Joe Biden's upcoming presidency, and provides some history on his own story in politics and public service.

    • 36 min
    Josh Kraushaar, Against the Grain columnist at National Journal

    Josh Kraushaar, Against the Grain columnist at National Journal

    Doug is joined by "Against the Grain" host Josh Kraushaar to break down the results of the 2020 Presidential election.

    • 37 min
    Anita Dunn, Senior Advisor to the Joe Biden Campaign

    Anita Dunn, Senior Advisor to the Joe Biden Campaign

    Doug Thornell is joined by Anita Dunn, a senior advisor to the Joe Biden campaign and a fellow colleague at managing director at SKDKnickerbocker. They discuss the entire campaign from primaries to election night as well as the coming transition.

    • 49 min
    Reflections on the 2020 Election with Longtime Friends Doug Thornell, Jon Bernthal, and Gareth Schweitzer

    Reflections on the 2020 Election with Longtime Friends Doug Thornell, Jon Bernthal, and Gareth Schweitzer

    In this episode, Doug Thornell is joined by his longtime friends, actor Jon Bernthal, and Gareth Schweitzer, president of Material Company Action Division. They discuss their views on this election from the backdrop of growing up in DC.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action

    Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action

    Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action. In this episode, Doug asks Shannon about how the organization is fighting for change and taking on the NRA.

    • 56 min
    Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart

    Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart

    What is the data telling us as we head into November? Doug Thornell interviews Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart, to discuss election predictions with 3 days remaining.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

dtmc76 ,

Excellent

Each episode is a master class in politics.

Elephonkey ,

Great host! Amazing guests.

I really love the tone and pace of this show. Doug is a top interviewer and always gets A-list guests!

Mmp7700 ,

A Podcast for DC Outsiders made by DC Insiders

It's really interesting to get context on the inner workings of the political campaigns from two strategists who have been on the frontlines. And the guestlist has been superb. Keep it up!

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